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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

  • 03 September 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Buttermere Trio

    An unmissable high fell ridge walk to the Wainwright summits of High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike. Fabulous views will reward you on this challenging hike.

    Location: Buttermere

    Grade: Very hard

  • 04 September 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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  • 05 September 2020

  • Cathedral Cave

    Guided Walk
    Family Walk - Cathedral Cave

    Follow old tracks to Little Langdale and Slater Bridge. Then to the famous Cathedral Cave with optional underground visit. Return along woodland paths by Hodge Close. All welcome, not just families.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

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    Guided Walk
    Lowther Loop

    Discover this beautiful and tranquil walk in a less-visited area of the Lake District.

    Grade: Moderate

  • 06 September 2020

  • Coppermines view

    Guided Walk
    Coppermines Valley and Levers Water

    Walk through the fascinating Coppermines Valley to Red Dell and Levers Water returning by Boulder Valley.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

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    Guided Walk
    Red Tarn and Catstycam - a walk with John Muir Trust

    In partnership with the John Muir Trust, join us in this spectacular landscape and learn more about the important work we’re doing in the area to help keep it special. Walk up Mires Beck, see complete views of Ullswater and experience the drama of Red Tarn. Learn all about the special flora of this unique place. Includes a walk to the Wainwright peak of Catstycam.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • 07 September 2020

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Over Lingmoor into Little Langdale

    Climb out of Elterwater village onto Lingmoor Fell, a Wainwright summit, before an exciting descent to Blea Tarn and Little Langdale, returning to Elterwater.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • 09 September 2020

  • Walla Crag

    Guided Walk
    Walla Crag by Ashness Bridge

    A gentle ascent from the lakeshore and Great Wood to Ashness Bridge and then up to Walla Crag, a Wainwright summit, for a breath-taking panorama.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 10 September 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Glorious Green Gable

    Three Wainwright summits in a row. A steep climb to Grey Knotts, then on to Brandreth and Green Gable's summit, returning by Moses Trod.

    Location: Borrowdale

    Grade: Hard

  • 11 September 2020

  • Kentmere

    Guided Walk
    Two Hilltop Tarns and a Craggy Wood

    A scenic walk, climbing through Craggy Woods and out onto the fells to visit Potter Tarn and Gurnal Dubbs.

    Location: Staveley

    Grade: Moderate

  • 12 September 2020

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    Navigation Skills for Hill Walkers

    Head outdoors in the Lake District to learn basic navigation skills in small, friendly groups. Map and compass provided. Families welcome. Age 12+ with parent or guardian. Booking essential

    Location: Grasmere

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    Guided Walk
    Classic Catbells

    Climb this classic Lakeland fell for stunning views. Steep in places. Catch the Keswick Launch to Hawes End and return by boat from High Brandlehow.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

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    Guided Walk
    Eycott Hill

    Discover this nationally important upland nature reserve, its geology, rare habitats and fantastic plant and wildlife species. Amazing views with little height gain!

    Grade: Easy plus

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  • 13 September 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

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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

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