Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Winter walkers beside Derwent Water, Lake District

Spectacular and varied lakeland landscape around Derwent Water

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Things to see and do 

Four people view a cloud inversion in Borrowdale

Borrowdale's cloud inversions

All you need to know to bag yourself a cloud inversion

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

What's on 

Archive photo of people gathered on Great Gable Summit in 1923

Songs on the Summits 1918-2018

A special 'leave no trace' arts project of a song cycle performed and recorded on the top of Great Gable and the other Lake District fells.

Upcoming events

Volunteering drop-in session

Thu 08 Feb 2018
Spend more time outdoors in beautiful places meeting new people through volunteering for the National Trust.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt 2018

Mon 02 Apr 2018
Just a short stroll from Keswick town centre and you'll find plenty of family fun activities along easy paths through beautiful woodlands and lakeshore scenery.
Borrowdale and Derwent Water


Borrowdale and Derwent Water


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...

Borrowdale and Derwent Water


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.