Lake District

Home of Beatrix Potter, dramatic landscapes and fascinating history.

Buttermere in winter

Love the Lakes 

This is one of the best times of year to get out and make the most of the majestic Lake District landscape. Bright, crisp bluebird days are the best for walking, add to that a distinct lack of crowds at our houses and you could have yourself a truly wonderful day out.

Beatrix Potter as an older woman in the Hill Top garden with one of her sheepdogs

Celebrating Beatrix Potter's anniversary in the Lake District 

2016 marks a special anniversary for us in the Lake District as it's 150 years since Beatrix Potter was born. We’ve got lots to celebrate - see what’s planned for the spring and summer.

Cotswold Outdoor walking tips

Walking in the Lake District

Fancy taking to the fells, paths or lakeshores in the heart of the Lake District? Pull on your boots and step outdoors – here are a selection of our favourite walks this season.

Walkers at Wasdale with our campsite on the right hand side

Fixing our fells in the Lake District 

Millions of pairs of walking boots enjoy our Lake District fells each year - here's what we're doing to protect them.

 Summer House holiday cottage near Wray Castle, Cumbria

Holiday cottages in the Lakes - latest news 

Find out about our latest news, offers and general availability this winter.

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