We’re asking visitors to be prepared while enjoying the Lake District. Whether you’re new to the area or a seasoned visitor, please be #LakeDistrictKind and help us look after the landscape you love. On this page you’ll find ways to make your visit memorable, while also keeping it a safe and beautiful place to be.
We all love the Lake District and we want to keep it looking stunningly beautiful.
Let’s all do our bit to help by parking sensibly, taking our litter home, avoiding crowded areas and knowing our limits on the hills and in our lakes.
What can you do? Can you camp and have fires? Where can you take your paddleboard? Where do you park? Our frequently asked questions are great for first time visitors to the Lake District.
Make the journey part of your adventure, with boats, bikes and buses to beat the traffic and travel sustainably
Full list of car parks across the Lake District with status updates on how busy areas are
Vanlife - guide for campervans and motorhomes
Bike hire and quiet cycle routes to places like Langdale, Elterwater, Coniston and Winderemere shore
Tips on how to be a caring visitor to the Lake District, from be prepared, to taking your litter home.
Every penny you spend in our online shop goes back into protecting the Lake District National Park.
From re-usable water bottles and coffee cups, to bags, t-shirts and even Lake District Monopoly, its a great way to take a bit of the Lake District with you everywhere.
Share your pictures on Instagram and #lakedistrict and we could feature your photos on our site!