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.
What can you do? Where can you camp? Where can you take your paddleboard? Where do you park? Our frequently asked questions are great for first time visitors to the Lake District.
We asked outdoor enthusiasts at the the Kendal Mountain Festival for their top tips to enjoy the Lakes in the winter.
Know your limits, pack the essentials and being prepared for changes in weather were common themes from these seasoned hikers.
These videos have some great tips on how to really enjoy winter walking in the Lake District.
Learn the basics of how to read a map and you'll be able to plan routes, keep track of where you are and keep safe.
Digital OS Maps lets you view your position on your phone, and our Mountain Rescue teams always advise having a paper map and compass, so you can find your way on something that will never run out of battery!
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.
Find out about getting here, driving and facilities once you've arrived in the Lake District.
Full list of car parks across the Lake District with status updates on how busy they are.
Vanlife - guide for campervans and motorhomes to plan ahead, book ahead, routes, facilities and advice
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!