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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

  • 24 May 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

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    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

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    Guided Walk
    Fairfield Horseshoe

    A circular hike on one of Lakeland's most iconic horseshoe routes. Stunning views on a clear day.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Very hard

  • 25 May 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
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    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

  • 26 May 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

  • 27 May 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Miterdale to Eskdale

    Delightful walk along River Mite valley to visit stone circles and old mine workings above Eskdale. Return by Blea Tarn. Stunning views along the route.

    Location: Eskdale

    Grade: Moderate

  • 28 May 2020

  • Laal Ratty

    Guided Walk
    Steam to the Hills

    Take the 'Ratty' steam train to Eskdale Green and walk back to the sea over Muncaster Fell. Meet at 10.00 to catch the 10.25 train.

    Location: Ravenglass

    Grade: Moderate

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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

  • 29 May 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

  • 30 May 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

  • 31 May 2020

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Little Langdale - Fells and Tarns

    An energetic walk to the Wainwright summit of Lingmoor by Blea Tarn, returning over Slater Bridge.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Hard

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    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

  • 01 June 2020

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    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

  • 02 June 2020

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    Guided Walk
    High Rigg - a Mountain in Miniature

    Walk in Wainwright's footsteps on this circular walk up, over and around High Rigg in St John's-in-the-Vale, with panoramic views. Car park is 0.5km on the left from junction of A591 and B5322.

    Location: Near Thirlmere

    Grade: Moderate

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