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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

  • 21 June 2020

  • Red Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Catstycam by Red Tarn

    Walk up Mires Beck, see complete views of Ullswater and the drama of Red Tarn. Reach the Wainwright peak of Catstycam before descending back to Glenridding.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Very hard

  • 24 June 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

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  • 25 June 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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  • 27 June 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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    Guided Walk
    Lowther Loop

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

    Grade: Moderate

  • 28 June 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Blawith Beacon Trek

    A walk over Torver Common to the summit of the Beacon with panoramic views over Coniston Water. Returning by Torver Tarn.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

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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

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

    Guided Walk
    Ullswater Overview

    Take the steamer to Aira Force to view the waterfall before enjoying splendid views of Ullswater from Gowbarrow on the return to Pooley Bridge.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Hard

  • 01 July 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

  • 03 July 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

  • 04 July 2020

  • 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. Families welcome. Age 12+ with parent or guardian. Booking essential

    Location: Grasmere

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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

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

    Guided Walk
    Copper Mills and Miners

    Walk along Coppermines Valley and learn about the fascinating industrial history and archaeology of this beautiful part of Lakeland. Hear stories of the many men, women and children who lived and worked here.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Easy plus

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  • 07 July 2020

  • Silver How

    Guided Walk
    Silver How and Easedale Tarn

    A challenging circular walk enjoying excellent views from Silver How, returning by stunning Easedale Tarn. Includes a Wainwright summit.

    Location: Grasmere

    Grade: Hard

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