Borrowdale and Derwent Water

a person in a canoe with Skiddaw reflected in the water

Important notice -

Our countryside space is open. We ask all visitors to follow government guidance to keep everyone safe

Spectacular and varied lakeland landscape around Derwent Water

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Things to see and do 

Two men in blue tshirts laughing as they walk through the green countryside of the Lake District

Planning your visit to the Lake District  

Get the best out of your visit to the Lake District by planning ahead. We've pulled together the tools, tips and guidance to help you make the most out of your trip and help us look after the Lake District. Find a car park, understand where you can and cannot stay overnight and get tips for ways to stay safe in the Lakes.

Upcoming events

National Moth Night

Sat 21 May 2022
21:15-23:55
Brought to you by the Butterfly Conservation and the National Trust, join in for a night of moth sighting at the iconic Bowder Stone.

Forest Bathing

Wed 25 May 2022
10:00-13:00
Brought to you by the National Trust and Lakeland Wellbeing, join us to reap the many therapeutic benefits of the ancient practice of Shinrin-Yoku.

Forest Bathing

Tue 11 Oct 2022
10:00-13:00
Brought to you by the National Trust and Lakeland Wellbeing, join us to reap the many therapeutic benefits of the ancient practice of Shinrin-Yoku.
Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Wildlife 

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

History

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Our work

Big stories in a big landscape

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Places to stay