Getting outside for exercise is of course important, but please don't take any unnecessary risks, especially in the cold and icy weather.
By staying safe and staying local you can help reduce the pressure on our emergency services.
Help keep our emergency staff and hospital beds free for those that need them most.
Here's a list of handy postcodes to villages and towns in the National Park, useful if you're using satellite navigation or, as it's also known, sat nav. Where possible the postcodes used are of the local post office:
and for our Head Office in Kendal - LA9 7RL. Check out Contact us for directions to various LDNPA offices and locations.
Please don't rely just on your Sat Nav, as the quickest way may not be suitable for your vehicle. Caravans and lorries in particular have become stuck on tight corners and narrow lanes in the past. Check the route carefully in advance for gradient and narrowness.
Hardknott Pass, Wrynose Pass and Honister Pass are among the steepest roads in the country. Also Red Bank Road between Grasmere and Langdale is a single track lane with very tight corners. It is not suitable for lorries or caravans.
One way systems and road layouts sometimes change, so please always follow local directions and signs.
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