Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Three cyclists in Seatoller, Borrowdale, Lake District

Important notice -

During the heatwave there is an increased fire risk. You can help prevent fires by making sure BBQs are fully extinguished and that you don’t leave any glass in the sun whilst out and about in Borrowdale.

Spectacular and varied lakeland landscape around Derwent Water

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Things to see and do 

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Borrowdale and Derwent Water

What's on 

Upcoming events

Derwent Island House Open Days 2018

Thu 02 Aug 2018
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.

Force Crag Mine Open Day 2018

Wed 08 Aug 2018
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!
Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Wildlife 

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

History

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Our work

Stunning sky and the light on the fells at Thorneythwaite

Our work behind the scenes at Thorneythwaite 

We've been working hard behind the scenes at Thorneythwaite, learning more about it and listening to the local community.

Rangers repairing Cat Bells terrace path

Repairing flood damage around Borrowdale and Derwent Water 

The 2015 storms may be two years ago now and we've come a long way, but everything we've done and everything we've learned informs the work we do on a daily basis and into the future. Find out what we've been up to...

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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.

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Places to stay