Explore Grasmere

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Fancy a walk?

There's no better way to experience Grasmere than on foot.

There’s plenty on offer here, from walks suitable for the littlest legs to those that will challenge the most intrepid explorers.

Pack a picnic

Nothing can beat a picnic on a sunny day in the Lake District.

Whether it’s for a butty, a flask of hot soup or a full-on feast we’ve got some fantastic picnic spots in and around Grasmere.

Summer highlight

Get those boots on and go exploring

Helm Crag is possibly the best known of all the Lakeland fells.

Although not the biggest, it is definitely one of the most interesting and at this time of year it's well worth the uphill effort on a clear summer day, for the best views of Grasmere.

Find your way

Apart from getting you to Allan Bank, our downloadable map is also great for finding your way around Grasmere village.

Experience the Lakes

Keen to get outdoors but not sure where, when or how?

We have plenty of ideas for adventure in our valleys, lakes, hills and mountains.

Rangers' Guide

Pick up a copy of our ranger team's guide to the outdoors in Grasmere from our shop in the village.

This handy pocket sized, waterproof guide has five walks, nature highlights and top tips to help make the most of your visit.