Explore Grasmere

The view of Grasmere lake from Allan Bank

There's no better way to experience Grasmere than on foot. There’s plenty to offer here, from walks suitable for the littlest legs to those that will challenge the most intrepid explorers.

Pack a picnic

Nothing can beat a picnic on a sunny day in the Lake District. Whether it’s for a butty, a flask of hot soup or a full-on feast we’ve got some fantastic picnic spots in and around Grasmere.

See our top five picnic spots here.

Get a bird's-eye view

Helm Crag is possibly the best known of all the Lakeland fells.

Although not the biggest, it is definitely one of the most interesting and it's well worth the uphill effort on a clear, sunny day for the best views of Grasmere.

Ranger's guide

Pick up a copy of our ranger team's guide to the outdoors in Grasmere from our shop in the village.

This handy pocket-sized, waterproof guide has five walks, nature highlights and top tips to help make the most of your visit.