Lake District

Home of Beatrix Potter, dramatic landscapes and fascinating history.

Winter walkers beside Derwent Water, Lake District

Winter walks in the Lake District 

Fancy taking to the snowcapped fells, paths or lake shores in the heart of the Lake District? Pull on your boots and step outdoors – here's a selection of our favourite walks.

Holidays in the Lake District

Where will you explore today?

Looking after the Lakes

A view over two lakes

The 13 valleys of the Lake District World Heritage Site 

The Lakes is home to 13 valleys. Read about the history of each of them, and how they make up the World Heritage Site.