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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

  • 10 May 2020

  • Bluebells

    Guided Walk
    Secret Valley of the Bluebells

    This short and easy linear route to the east of Buttermere turns into the secret Rannerdale valley. If timed right a carpet of brilliant blue will delight your senses. Includes a short but steep descent on uneven ground.

    Location: Buttermere

    Grade: Easy plus

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

    Guided Walk
    Black Crag and Yewdale

    A leisurely walk to the viewpoint of Black Crag, a Wainwright summit, by Tom Gill and Tarn Hows, returning by Tom Heights plantation.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

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

    Guided Walk
    Sticks Pass and Raise - 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 they are doing in the area to help keep it special. Walking up to Sticks Pass and onto Raise we will look at different habitats and species, from juniper and heather to Britain’s smallest tree growing on the summit ridge.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • 13 May 2020

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

    Guided Walk
    A Carpet of Bluebells

    Take the Ullswater Steamer then walk back to Glenridding. A delightful floral walk to a sea of stunning bluebells in the Ullswater Valley, home to Wordsworth's daffodils.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Easy plus

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  • 14 May 2020

  • Wray Castle

    Guided Walk
    Over Latterbarrow to Wray Castle

    A walk through fields and forest, over a splendid summit and down to the shores of Windermere. Return by a castle, a tarn and woodlands.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Moderate

  • 16 May 2020

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

    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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  • 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

  • 17 May 2020

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

    Guided Walk
    A Carpet of Bluebells

    Take the Ullswater Steamer then walk back to Glenridding. A delightful floral walk to a sea of stunning bluebells in the Ullswater Valley, home to Wordsworth's daffodils.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Easy plus

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  • 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

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

    Guided Walk
    Langdales - Seven Summits

    Bag seven Wainwright summits on this classic mountain walk. A strenuous day out will be rewarded with amazing views.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Very hard

  • 19 May 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

  • 21 May 2020

  • Castlerigg

    Guided Walk
    Castlerigg Stone Circle

    From Keswick a gradual ascent to ancient Castlerigg stone circle in its awe-inspiring setting. Panoramic views of the surrounding fells.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Easy plus

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  • 23 May 2020

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Women

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

    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

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

    Guided Walk
    Coledale Round

    The classic northwest round of five Wainwright summits including Grisedale Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill. Stunning views.

    Grade: Very hard

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