Mountains and countryside
Experience Springtime in the Fells
Springtime is a great time to explore the fells - there are fewer people around, plus willow warblers, peregrines and even rare ring ouzels call out from the trees and crags, and black herdwick lambs start to appear in the fields.
Enjoy the drama of the high fells reflected in Derwentwater, and pick out the iconic mountain ranges. Start off with Cat Bells for your route into the central fells leading to Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head, Great Gable, the Scafell Massif and Glaramara.
Borrowdale is a great place for an introduction to walking and cycling in the Lake District. There are easy low-level routes and a good bus and ferry service from Keswick, plus hotels and c cafés dott…
Mountain safety advice. Mountains can be wonderful and challenging places, but without careful planning, clothing and equipment, and an understanding of their dangers, they can be unforgiving, wild an…
Enjoy some of the UK's best rock climbing in the north Lakes.