Activities, events and walks in the Lakes

There are lots of events and activities happening in the National Park celebrating local culture, wildlife, scenery and much more. From fabulous family days out to high fell hikes. Events take place across the National Park so no matter where you are, you'll find something nearby.

Guided walks

You can book below or read our reviews on tripadvisor.

Make sure to check out our walking blog for some inspiration and visit our walking pages for more tips and ideas.

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    21 September 2019

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Women

    Head outdoors to learn basic navigation skills. Map and compass provided. Adult women only.

    Location: Ullswater area

  • 28 September 2019

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Head outdoors to learn basic navigation skills. Map and compass provided.

    Location: Ullswater area

    19 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

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

    Guided Walk
    Castle Crag and Millican's Cave

    Circular walk from Seatoller through stunning Borrowdale including Castle Crag and a cave.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Moderate

  • 20 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 21 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

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

    Guided Walk
    Moor Divock Archaeology

    Take a journey back in time and walk among ancient stone circles, cairns and burial sites.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Moderate

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Women

    Head outdoors to learn basic navigation skills. Map and compass provided. Adult women only.

    Location: Ullswater area

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Little Langdale - Fells and Tarns

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

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Hard

  • Guided bike rides in the Lake District


    Guided Cycle Ride – Along the Grasmere Trail

    Discover this new trail from Ambleside via Rydal Water to Grasmere with trained leaders. Just right for active families and leisure cyclists who wish to explore by bike.

    Location: Grasmere

  • 22 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

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

    Guided Walk
    Ullswater's Eastern Vistas

    Discover wonderful views from the summit of Arthur's Pike.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Hard

  • 23 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

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

    Guided Walk
    Lakeshore, Falls and Fell

    A cruise and lakeshore walk before ascedning Place Fell.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 24 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • Ullswater

    Guided Walk
    Unbelievable Ullswater!

    A circular walk up to the Cockpit between Barton Fell and Askham Fell to discover what makes Ullswater special.

    Location: Near Penrith

    Grade: Moderate

  • 25 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • Deer in Martindale Valley

    Guided Walk
    Martindale - Deer Valley

    A lovely cruise to Howtown then walk up Martindale to Angle Tarn.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 26 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 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

  • 27 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

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

    Guided Walk
    One Tarn and Two Waters

    Up to Angle Tarn and then to Hayeswater, tucked under High Street. Finally, descend to idyllic Hartsop and Brothers Water. Returning through Patterdale valley.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 28 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • Hand holding a compass on top of a map


    Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Head outdoors to learn basic navigation skills. Map and compass provided.

    Location: Ullswater area

  • Aira Force

    Guided Walk
    High Above Glencoyne

    Take the steamer to Aira Force, then walk back over the fells to Glenridding. Enjoy magnificent views on this lovely walk.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

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

    Guided Walk
    High Rigg - a Mountain in Miniature

    A circular walk up, over and around High Rigg in St John's-in-the-Vale, with panoramic views.

    Location: Near Thirlmere

    Grade: Moderate

  • Guided bike rides in the Lake District


    Guided Cycle Ride – Along the Grasmere Trail

    Discover this new trail from Ambleside via Rydal Water to Grasmere with trained leaders. Just right for active families and leisure cyclists who wish to explore by bike.

    Location: Grasmere

  • 29 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • Catstycam - John Muir Trust

    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn - a walk with John Muir Trust

    In partnership with the John Muir Trust. Join us on this challenging walk to one of the most iconic fells in the Lake District.

    Location: Glendridding

    Grade: Very hard

  • 30 September 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 01 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 02 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 03 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 04 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 05 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 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

  • 06 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 07 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 08 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 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

  • 09 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 10 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 11 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 12 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • Loughrigg Tarn

    Guided Walk
    Mere, Tarn and Water

    Walk around Loughrigg Fell on shore paths and low fells from the Grasmere valley to the Langdale valley.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Moderate

  • 13 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • Deer in Martindale Valley

    Guided Walk
    Martindale - Deer Valley

    A lovely cruise to Howtown then walk up Martindale to Angle Tarn.

    Location: Ullswater area

    Grade: Hard

  • 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.

    Location: Grasmere

    Grade: Hard

  • 14 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 15 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

  • 16 October 2019

  • Himalayan Highlands exhibition


    Himalayan Highlands Exhibition

    Crafts, gifts and clothing from Nepal, sold in aid of a wide range of community projects in Nepal.

    Location: Keswick

Shows and festivals in and around the National Park

Check out our Country shows and festivals page for details of events ranging from Marmalade Festivals to Crab Fairs!