Home of Beatrix Potter, dramatic landscapes and fascinating history
Amazing days out
Whether it's a challenging hike on the fells, a fascinating historic story, a delicious treat in one of our cafés or a pint in our pub, the Lakes has a huge variety of exciting things to do all year round.
Experience the great outdoors
Take a break
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I have been fortunate, having possessed many lovely things, but it is as the owner of a million daffodils that I should most like to be remembered by all my friends.
Fancy a challenge in the stunning setting of Grasmere? Our annual scenic trail run, the Grasmere Gallop is back.
Love an outdoor adventure, camping and live music? Then this is the festival for you - we’re the official charity at Keswick Mountain Festival (external link).
World Heritage Site
We care for this iconic landscape so we're supporting the Lake District bid for World Heritage Site status in 2016.
We’ve been busy in Burtness woods, Buttermere. Discover a different atmosphere this spring.