Safer Lakes.

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

Check car parks and toilets across the Lake District National Park

See lakedistrict.gov.uk/coronavirus for latest coronavirus rules across the National Park and our services.

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Routes and Maps

Here you can find routes for some classic walks in the best loved areas of the Lake District along with detailed  descriptions including distance, time, ascent and grade.  The Lake District is a wonderful place to enjoy biking as well with climbs to challenge even the most experienced cyclist and, believe it or not, plenty of nice flat routes for all the family. We've put together some of our favourites below.


Audio walking trails

These 3 audio walking trails explore the industrial archaeology of the Windermere catchment, looking at how humans have shaped the landscape around them.

Each trail has an mp3 audio guide to download, plus supporting route instructions and a map: