Welcome to the North Lakes

We care for all these special outdoors places here in the North Lake District and Cumbria...

Children playing beside Derwentwater, Cumbria

Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Discover Derwent Water, 'The Queen of the Lakes', and the surrounding spectacular fells and lush valley bottom of Borrowdale

Looking down onto Crummock and Buttermere from Mellbreak

Buttermere Valley

Discover the tranquil waters of three beautiful lakes: Buttermere, Crummock Water and Loweswater - find a high spot on a clear day and see them all laid out at your feet

Ennerdale Water, Cumbria.


Walk, cycle, relax - Ennerdale is a haven from modern life where you can experience a more natural 'wild' landscape

Whitehaven Harbour and Candlestick

Whitehaven Coast

Fresh air, wonderful wildlife, a rich industrial heritage and far-reaching views across the Solway, what more could you want?