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Walking in the Lake District

Walking in the lake district

Check before you go

Walker's checklist - what to wear and what to take on a Lake District walk

Walk safely - be prepared

Weatherline - daily weather forecasts and winter fell top reports

Rights of way - know your footpaths, bridleways and byways

A volunteer leading a guided walk group at Tarn Hows in the Lake District

Join our free guided walks

Let our volunteers show you the Lake District they love, leading the way and telling you intriguing stories about the places you pass through. All our routes are fairly easy going, and we can give you all the advice you need to what to bring and what the terrain will be like.

Book onto a free Lake District guided walk now


Miles Without Stiles

Our collection of 48 routes across the National Park suitable for people with limited mobility, including wheelchair users, families with pushchairs, and the visually impaired.

See the 48 easy access routes
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Get the skills for the hills

November - April: Learn how to tackle snow and ice on our winter skills courses

Search and book courses

Great ideas from our Lake District walking blog

See all the walking blog posts