This winter, 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 asked outdoor enthusiasts at the the Kendal Mountain Festival for their top tips to enjoy the Lakes in the winter. Know your limits was a favourite tip, with our experts really recommending low level, lake side and woodland walks when the weather makes the high fells a risky place to be.
Watch our video for some great tips on how to really enjoy winter walking in the Lake District.
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.
Find out about getting here, driving and facilities once you've arrived in the Lake District.
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!