Safer Lakes.

Please help protect our communities, observe social distancing and stay safe.

We look forward to welcoming visitors back to the Lake District. We are working with our local partners to put measures in place that will help keep people safe.

Check car parks and toilets across the Lake District National Park

Our page lakedistrict.gov.uk/coronavirus has a message from our Chief Executive, how the latest coronavirus rules apply across the National Park, updates on our attractions and services, and how you can contact us.

Walkers on Wansfell overlooking Windermere copyright LDNPA

Walking and hiking around Windermere

There's a great variety of walks, from low-level lakeside ambles to felltop hikes where you feel on the roof of the world! Browse through some ideas here:

Short walks

The Greenwood Trails

A collection of walks in Rusland, an area that stretches between Winderemere and Coniston Water to the south of Grizedale forest. 

Longer routes

Need more help? Pop in to Bowness Bay Information Centre

Waterfront at Bowness Bay

We can help you with booking accommodation, tickets or attractions. See us on the south side of Bowness Bay, home to Bowness Information Centre.