Borrowdale and Derwent 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 

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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

Music by the Lake

Sun 05 Jun 2022
Every Sunday throughout the summer, the view over the lake from Crow Park will be complimented by music from talented musicians and creatives from across Cumbria. From community choirs to steel bands, come to Crow Park and see what you’ll discover.

Come out and play

Sat 30 Jul 2022
Bring the whole family out for a fun day playing in the lakes! With the peaceful view of Derwent water ahead, enjoy a game of badminton or try your hand at frisbee golf.

Forest Bathing

Tue 11 Oct 2022
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


Borrowdale and Derwent Water


Borrowdale and Derwent Water

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Borrowdale and Derwent Water

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