Bridge House in Ambleside
Bridge House National Trust / Jenny Sutton

Family fun and adventure in the heart of the English Lake District


Things to see and do


Our work

Four National Trust Rangers in the Lake District
Meet the Lakes National Trust Rangers Adrian Mills

How we're taking care of this special place 

See how our team of rangers work hard to look after vast amounts of diverse Lake District landscape.

Volunteers at Ambleside Roman Fort
Volunteers have worked hard to reawaken these Roman remains National Trust

Romans by the Rivers 

Built on the shores of Lake Windermere when Cumbria was a land of mountainous warfare, today it's a beautiful spot, steeped in history and perfect for a picnic by the lakeshore.