High Rigg

Walking in the Lake District

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

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Walks to Inspire - 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.

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Know before you go

Everything that you need to know about walking in the Lake District.

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Walker's checklist

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How to go walking in the Lake District

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People come from all over the world to walk in the Lake District and experience the spectacular landscape. There are hundreds of routes and whether you're looking for a gentle amble or an adventurous hike, there is something for everyone and no end of breathtaking scenery to enjoy.

Routes and maps

Navigation Courses

Guided walks

Walks blog

Get the latest walking tips, secrets and offers on our blog!

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Our volunteer coordinator Belinda has a wealth of information that can keep you up-to-date.

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Miles without stiles

48 routes across the National Park suitable for all.

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If you find walking a challenge or your party includes a wheelchair or buggy, our Miles Without Stiles routes offer laidback routes through the countryside. You don't have to head onto the high fells to enjoy some fantastic views.

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Support the Programme

Did you know all of our Guided walk leaders and Navigation instructors are Volunteers?

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This fantastic bunch of people with a passion for the Lake District lead more than 2,500 people on the fells each year, sharing their knowledge along the way.


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