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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

  • 23 August 2020

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


    Navigation Skills for Hill Walkers

    Head outdoors to learn and improve your navigation skills. Map and compass provided. Age 12+ with parent or guardian. Booking essential

    Location: Near Coniston

  • 24 August 2020

  • Cathedral Cave

    Guided Walk
    Caves, Falls and Fells

    Follow old quarry roads to Little Langdale, visit Cathedral Cave and then on to spectacular Colwith Falls returning over High Oxen Fell and Hodge Close.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 25 August 2020

  • Holme Fell

    Guided Walk
    Tilberthwaite to Holme Fell

    A delightful walk over Holme Fell with views over Yewdale and Coniston Water.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 26 August 2020

  • Eskdale Mill

    Guided Walk
    Eskdale Family Wander

    A delightful walk along the beautiful Esk valley to visit historic sites including Eskdale Mill, one of the oldest water-powered mills in England. Entrance to mill not included. All welcome, not just families.

    Location: Boot

    Grade: Easy plus

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  • Watendlath

    Guided Walk
    The Hidden Valley of Watendlath

    Ride the bus to Rosthwaite, then walk over the fell to the hanging valley of Watendlath, returning to Keswick on woodland and lakeshore paths by Derwent Water. Prompt start to catch the bus!

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

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

    Guided Walk
    Glenamara and Silver Bay

    Walk by picturesque Lanty's Tarn to glorious Silver Bay on magnificent Ullswater.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate

  • 28 August 2020

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

    Guided Walk
    Yew Beauty!

    A short walk through beautiful National Trust owned Yewdale Woods, returning along the Cumbria Way to Coniston.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Easy plus

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  • Greenburn valley

    Guided Walk
    Greenburn Valley and Helm Crag

    Walk up into the remote Greenburn valley. Follow the ridge to Helm Crag and the famous 'Lion and the Lamb' rocks before descending to Grasmere. Includes two Wainwrights.

    Location: Grasmere

    Grade: Hard

  • 29 August 2020

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

    Guided Walk
    Elterwater's Slate Heritage

    This gentle walk leaves Elterwater Common towards Chapel Stile, then into a working slate quarry. Returning on quiet byways through native woodland.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Easy

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

    Guided Walk
    Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag

    Hike these iconic Lake District fells to bag two must-do Wainwright summits!

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Very hard

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Hill Walkers

    Head outdoors in the Lake District to learn basic navigation skills in small, friendly groups. Map and compass provided. Adults only. Booking essential

    Location: Ullswater area

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

    Guided Walk
    Kirkstone Descent

    Take the bus to Kirkstone Pass Inn. Descend into the valley passing a 'tragic' water and a little gem of 17th century lakeland inn.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Moderate

  • 30 August 2020

  • Wasdale

    Guided Walk
    Family Wasdale Wander

    Discover the wonders of this iconic landscape, on this family walk. Acclaimed by many to be Britain's best view. All welcome, not just families.

    Location: Wasdale

    Grade: Moderate

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

    Guided Walk
    Seldom Seen and Glencoyne

    A lovely walk over the fells from Glenridding. Enjoy magnificent views of the iconic Ullswater Valley. Return by Steamer.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 31 August 2020

  • 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

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