Contact our Lake District rangers about running Active Outdoor activities

Wild swimming in Lake Windermere at Fell Foot, Cumbria

If you're organising an active outdoors event or activity on National Trust land in the Lake District, get in touch with your local ranger and find out how we can help.

North Lakes

Keswick and Borrowdale
Ranger: Roy Henderson
Email: northlakes@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 01768 774649

Ennerdale
Ranger: Rachel Oakley
Email: northlakes@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 07836 374808

Buttermere and Crummock
Ranger: Mark Astley
Email: northlakes@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 01768 774649

Whitehaven Coast
Ranger: Chris Gomersall
​Email: northlakes@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 01768 774649

West Lakes

Wasdale and Wastwater
Ranger: Neil Thirkell
Email: neil.thirkell@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 019467 26064

Eskdale and Duddon
Ranger: Neil Thirkell
Email: neil.thirkell@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 019467 26064

South Lakes

Western Shore Windermere and Claife Heights
Ranger: Paul Kear
Email: paul.kear@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 015394 41172

Little Langdale, Tilberthwaite & Coniston
Ranger: Paul Kear
Email: paul.kear@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 015394 41172

Tarn Hows
Ranger: Paul Kear
Email: paul.kear@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 015394 41172

Central and Eastern Lakes

Langdale and Grasmere
Ranger: Orla Sutton
Email: centrallakesevents@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone:  015394 63814

Troutbeck and East Windermere
Ranger: Orla Sutton
Email: centrallakesevents@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone:  015394 63814

Ullswater
Ranger: Orla Sutton
Email: centrallakesevents@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone:  015394 63814

South and East Lakes

Arnside Knot and Silverdale
Ranger: Sam Stalker
Email: sam.stalker@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 07795 603099

Sizergh, Helsington and Lyth Valley
Ranger: Sam Stalker
Email: sam.stalker@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 07795 603099

Arnside Knot and Silverdale
Ranger: Sam Stalker
Email: sam.stalker@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 07795 603099

Fell Foot
Ranger: Clare Brady
Email: claire.brady@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 01539 531273

Acorn Bank
Ranger: Amy McGowan
Email: amy.mcgowan@nationaltrust.org.uk
Phone: 017683 61893

Kayaking in the Lake District

Active Outdoors Providers in the Lake District 

Do you run outdoor activities in the Lake District? We've changed the way we manage events and outdoor activities that take place on National Trust land. Here's everything you need to know.

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Get active in the Lake District

From watersports to stone skimming, lakeside walks to challenging hikes, the Lakes has everything you need for an active day out, all year round.