Walkers along West Windermere Way

Walking in the Lake District

Welcome to Walking in the Lake District. From walkers' checklists to free guided walks, Weatherline updates and over 50 accessible walking routes in the Lake District and winter fell skill courses, we've something for everyone on this section including related blogs.

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Walking Routes and Maps

Routes for classic walks in the best loved areas of the Lake District along with detailed descriptions including distance, time, ascent and grade. Routes and Maps

Walkers along West Windermere Way

What to wear, check and take

Guided Walks

Guided walks

Let our volunteers show you the Lake District they love, leading the way, sharing intriguing stories about the places you pass through. All routes are fairly easy going. Book a free guided walk

Accessible walking in Keswick

Miles Without Stiles Routes

Our collection of 51 routes across the National Park suitable for people with limited mobility, including wheelchair users, families with pushchairs, and the visually impaired. Visit Miles Without Stiles

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Winter Skills Courses

From November to April you can learn how to tackle snow and ice on our Winter skills courses

Ideas from our Lake District walking blog

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