Celebrate Christmas in the Lake District on a festive day out. Discover cosy houses decorated for the season and family trails through frosty winter gardens. Tuck into festive food and drinks, enjoy a refreshing winter walk and pick up special gifts for your loved ones away from the hustle and bustle of the high street.
We can’t think of a better place to take to the fells, paths or lakeshores than here in the heart of the Lake District. From gentle ambles, to more challenging hikes, we've rounded up some of our favourite winter walks.
Autumn is one of the most spectacular times to visit the Lake District, as the leaves in our valleys turn from green to gold and gardens blaze with late blooming flowers. Here are the top places in the Lakes to take in autumn colour.
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.
Some of the smaller places we care for in England will be opening with guided tours, so you’ll need to pre-book before your visit. These tours will be led by expert volunteers and will show the places in a new light. You may also need to book in advance at some other places temporarily, where visitor numbers need to be limited for practical reasons.
Round off your day in the Langdales with a bite to eat at Sticklebarn. Enjoy super tasty light bites, hearty meals and drinks, sourced locally and all in the name of a great cause – looking after the Lakes. Relax indoors or warm up by the fire pits on the terrace overlooking the rugged scenery of Great Langdale Valley.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, there's so much to explore on a holiday in the Lake District. Discover craggy fells, wildflower-rich meadows, traditional sheep farms and crystal-clear lakes. We have a wide range of accommodation across the Lake District, from lakeside cottages to rustic bothies and campsites for you to browse and plan your stay.