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

Self-led family #wildtime trail

Sat 27 May 2017
Hey, walking in the Lake District's not just for adults! Go wild in the great outdoors following a fun-packed trail along the lakeshore at Derwent Water.

Derwent Island House Open Days 2017

Wed 31 May 2017
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 Charity Hike Challenge

Fri 09 Jun 2017
Fancy a challenge? Help Keswick Mountain Festival, sponsored by Visit Andorra, raise essential funds for the National Trust with a new challenge for 2017 - a circumnavigation of Derwent Water.

Keswick Mountain Festival 2017

Fri 09 Jun 2017
Free activities with the Ranger team at England's largest mountain festival where the National Trust is the official supported charity - this year we're raising funds to repair erosion damage to footpaths on and around Derwent Water.

Looking after the Lakes, for now and for the future

Fri 09 Jun 2017
Come to Keswick Mountain Festival's Adventure Talks Tipi to join Mike Innerdale, Assistant Director for the Lake District for an informal talk about creating a shared future for this very special part of the country.

Force Crag Mine Open Day 2017

Sat 10 Jun 2017
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


Borrowdale and Derwent Water


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


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.