Safer Lakes.

Please help protect our communities, observe social distancing and stay safe.

We look forward to welcoming visitors back to the Lake District. We are working with our local partners to put measures in place that will help keep people safe.

Check car parks and toilets across the Lake District National Park

Our page lakedistrict.gov.uk/coronavirus has a message from our Chief Executive, how the latest coronavirus rules apply across the National Park, updates on our attractions and services, and how you can contact us.

High Rigg

Walking in the Lake District

Let our Lake District experts take you on a tour...



Hedgehog © Dave Willis
Guided walks led by local experts

Join one of our local experts on a guided walk and you could enjoy summiting world famous peaks like Scafell Pike, explore caves and caverns, stare up at wild waterfalls and of course, look out onto the beautiful lakes that give this special place its name.

Book your walk now


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

Mileswithout

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
Map and compass skills

Get the skills for the hills

March - October: Learn map and compass skills in our navigation courses

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