Derwent Water Regatta returns

Sat 9 - Sun 10 August

Fancy trying your hand at sailing a catamaran? Maybe bathtub racing's more your thing? We're running a weekend of mayhem and madness on Derwent Water in August.

Family adventure trails

Having fun den building in the woods

Every Tuesday in the summer holidays we're running family adventure trails with lots of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾. Trails run from Derwent Foreshore and Buttermere on alternate weeks.

Open days for islands and mines

Looking at Derwent Island House from the Launch

Various dates June - September

Get a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse at two very unusual National Trust places. Derwent Island and Force Crag Mine are both atmospheric and sure to surprise you.