Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.
At Wordsworth House and Garden, William Wordsworth’s bustling childhood home near Keswick, we’re celebrating the 250th birthday of the man who inspired the founders of the National Trust with an emotive new exhibition, talks, special events and activities.
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.
Former Countryfile presenter and keen walker Julia Bradbury filmed in Borrowdale for her ITV series ‘Best Walks with a View’. Discover her favourite scenic landscapes from the Allerdale Ramble walk, and if you’ve been inspired to lace your boots you can read the route to follow in Julia’s footsteps.