Pond with fells in the background, Ennerdale, Lake District

Important notice -

Our countryside space is open. We ask all visitors to follow government guidance to keep everyone safe

Home of the Wild Ennerdale project with 30 miles of traffic-free paths

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.


Our work



A red deer stag and two hinds

Winter in Ennerdale 

Ennerdale is a quiet valley in the height of summer, in winter you can have it almost to yourself.