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It is important that we follow government advice and stay at home. The Lake District National Park Authority car parks are now closed. They will remain only for use by our local communities, in populated areas for essential functions – such as attending GP appointments or for essential shopping.

All 2020 events

  • 16 August 2020

  • Coppermines family

    Guided Walk
    Family Walk - Coppermines Valley

    Walk around the Coppermines Valley and hear tales of the men, women and children who worked in the copper mining industry. All welcome, not just families.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn from Swirls

    Follow Helvellyn Gill up to the summit with its dramatic and wide-ranging views. Descend by Birk Side returning by the forest path above Thirlmere. Includes one Wainwright.

    Location: Near Thirlmere

    Grade: Very hard

  • 17 August 2020

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Latrigg Summit

    Walk on paths through Brundholme Woods before a gradual ascent to Latrigg, a Wainwright summit, for panoramic views.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • Esk Estuary

    Guided Walk
    Esk Estuary Escapade

    Follow the estuary upstream to discover plants, wildlife and landscape of this stunning coastal area. Return by Muncaster Castle and Roman remains.

    Location: Ravenglass

    Grade: Easy plus

    easy walks
  • 18 August 2020

  • Elterwater walks

    Guided Walk
    Loughrigg Fell and Elterwater

    This scenic walk takes us from Langdale valley to Loughrigg Fell by Loughrigg Tarn, with extensive views over the Langdales and Grasmere. Includes a Wainwright summit.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • 19 August 2020

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    In the Footsteps of Wordsworth

    Take the steamer from Glenridding to the legendary Aira Force waterfalls. Lovely level walk back. In partnership with Wordsworth Grasmere. Participants on this walk will receive a voucher for discounted entry to Dove Cottage, gardens and museum, valid for two weeks.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Easy plus

    easy walks
  • Monk Coniston

    Guided Walk
    Monk Coniston Tree Walk

    Follow the path from Coniston Water to Tarn Hows through Monk Coniston with its amazing trees. Returning by beautiful Tom Gill and Yewdale.

    Grade: Moderate

  • 20 August 2020

  • Derwent Water

    Guided Walk
    Delightful Derwent Water

    Catch the Keswick Launch and walk back to Keswick along the lake shore, visiting Lingholm (with its connection to Beatrix Potter), Nichol End and Portinscale. Lovely panoramic views of lake and fells.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Easy

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  • Tom Gill

    Guided Walk
    Hills, Gills and Falls

    Delightful walk over Tom Heights to Colwith Force and Holme Fell with views over Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 21 August 2020

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Coniston Old Man

    Hike this iconic Lake District fell to bag a 'must-do' Wainwright summit. Return via Goat's Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Very hard

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Majestic Great Gable

    Ascend from Honister over Gillercombe and Green Gable and visit the summit war memorial and Westmorland cairn, for stunning views of Wasdale, returning by Moses Trod path.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • 22 August 2020

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Historic Hawkshead

    A leisurely walk with spectacular views through the fields around Hawkshead, learning about its fascinating history.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Easy

    easy walks
  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Coniston Copper Trail

    Discover Coniston’s rich mining history over the past 500 years on this fascinating walk back in time. Relive the lives of the people who lived and worked here.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Place Fell Panorama

    Hike to the panoramic viewpoint of Place Fell and then take the Ullswater Steamer back from Howtown.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 23 August 2020

  • Blencathra

    Guided Walk
    Blencathra Summit

    Walk to Blencathra's summit via Bannerdale Crags and Glenderamackin Coll. Return via Scales Fell. Three Wainwright summits to bag!

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

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