There are a wide range of activities and things to do in the Lake District, and with more than 3,100 kilometres of rights of way, you can walk and cycle around our countryside to your heart’s content. In the winter you can even learn winter skills with our very own Fell Top Assessors on Helvellyn. As well as enjoying your time on land, you can also get on the water of the lakes and coastline.
When looking for things to do in the Lake District, simply take a look at the sections below and find the right activity for you – including all year round attractions, our events calendar, local festivities and walks.
Hire a boat, take a boat cruise, or go for a swim.
Lake guide maps for the larger lakes showing towns, boat hire and boat trip locations.Boat hire and boat trips
Bike hire, mountain bike hire, family-friendly cycle routes and taking bikes on buses and boats.Cycling in the Lake District
An opportunity to spend a day on Helvellyn with a Lake District National Park Authority Fell Top Assessor as they climb to the summit of the mountain to take snow and weather readings for Lake District Weatherline Service!Book a winter skills course
Brockhole on Windermere, is the perfect place for all the family. On the shores of Windermere lake, you can hire a boat, brave the cave, have a go at archery and laser clay and drive a Crazi Bugz. With historical gardens, and a cafe and shop in the arts and crafts building, and events throughout the year, its a full day out.Dicover Brockhole on Windermere
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