Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Group walking beside Derwent Water, Lake District

Spectacular and varied lakeland landscape around Derwent Water

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Things to see and do 

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

What's on 

Upcoming events

Force Crag Mine Open Day 2017

Sat 06 May 2017
10:30-15:00
Accessible only by foot, bike or National Trust 4x4, discover one of the Lakes most quirky yet fascinating secrets located in the stunning Coledale Valley, near Keswick - you'll love it even if you're not sure mining is quite your thing!

Derwent Island House Open Days 2017

Wed 31 May 2017
10:15-12:45
Your adventure begins by canoe, a peaceful paddle across this short stretch of Derwent Water to the intriguing little island. Discover the reality of life on the island past and present, indoors and out. Enjoy the gardens, grounds and amazing views.

Keswick Mountain Festival 2017

Fri 09 Jun 2017
10:00-18:00
Bring the whole family and get the most from KMF. We are the festival's official charity and KMF in 2017 is helping raise donations towards replacing a footpath at Ings Wood Derwent Water which was damaged by Storm Desmond in 2015

A hay meadow walk

Sat 01 Jul 2017
14:00-16:00
From the heart of the Newlands Valley wander through some of Lakeland's highest hay meadows, with views of Cat Bells and Skiddaw.

King Pocky's Derwent Water Regatta 2017

Sat 08 Jul 2017
10:00-16:00
A weekend of family fun on and beside Derwent Water. In the spirit of the eccentric 18th-century owner of Derwent Island, Joseph 'King Pocky' Pocklington, if you like messing around on the water with the whole family, then this is the event for you.
Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Wildlife

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

History

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Our work

Ranger repairing flood damaged wall, Borrowdale

Our team blog, Borrowdale and beyond... 

Check out the latest blog posts from our team in the North Lakes

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Learning

Rangers and children from local school in Borrowdale, Cumbria

Enjoy an educational day out with us 

Take a look at how we're working with local schools in Borrowdale to create guardians of the landscape.