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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 22 September 2019

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 29 September 2019

  • 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

  • 05 October 2019

  • 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

  • 08 October 2019

  • 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

  • 12 October 2019

  • 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

  • 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

  • 19 October 2019

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

    Guided Walk
    Copper Mills and Miners

    A pleasant stroll along spectacular Coppermines Valley, in the steps of miners of yesteryear, to visit the remains of the copper ore processing mills.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 20 October 2019

  • 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

  • 21 October 2019

  • Coppermines view

    Guided Walk
    Coppermines Valley and Levers Water

    Through the Coppermines Valley to Red Dell and Levers Water returning by Boulder Valley.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

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

    Guided Walk
    Autumn Walk Above Derwent Water

    Stunning autumn colours on this easy, family walk through Great Wood to Ashness Bridge and the lake shore.

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Easy plus

  • 22 October 2019

  • 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

  • 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 by Tom Gill and Tarn Hows, returning by Tom Heights plantation.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 23 October 2019

  • 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

  • 24 October 2019

  • 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

  • 25 October 2019

  • Coppermines family

    Guided Walk
    Family Walk - Coppermines Valley

    Walk around the Coppermines Valley and hear tales of the men, women and children who worked in the copper mining industry.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Lingmoor

    Guided Walk
    Over Lingmoor into Little Langdale

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

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Hard

  • 26 October 2019

  • 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

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

    Guided Walk
    Woods, Tarns and Gills

    Through Guards Wood to Boon Crag and by woods to Tarn Hows, returning down beautiful Tom Gill and Yewdale.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • 27 October 2019

  • 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

  • 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.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

    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

  • 21 September 2019

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 22 September 2019

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    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

  • 17 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

  • 18 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!