Get active in the Lake District

The Lakes is the perfect place to get active outdoors. Whether the fells are dusted with snow or the sun is shining, you're spoiled for choice here in the Lake District. From watersports to stone skimming, lakeside walks to challenging hikes, we have it all.

Woman jumping into Windermere at Fell Foot

Join in the fun at Fell Foot 

With open water swimming, stand up paddle boarding and kayak hire, there's plenty of fun to be had on the water at Fell Foot. You can also try out Nordic Waking, the 5km Fell Foot Parkrun or join a yoga session, all set against the backdrop of Lake Windermere.

Walking group explore the Lakeland Fells in Cumbria

Get your walking boots on 

We're proud to have some of the world's greatest walks in the Lake District. If you're looking for familiar favourites like Great Gable, or hidden gems to explore on foot, we've got you covered. Try out some of these walks near Grasmere, from the peace of High Close Garden to the jagged summit of Helm Crag.

Two people cycling through the countryside
Cycling

Cycle to the pub in Langdale 

Work up an appetite on this 11 mile cycle route through the Great Langdale Valley, exploring woodlands, meadows and lakeside trails before heading to the National Trust pub at Sticklebarn. Cycle hire is available just up the road at Great Langdale campsite.

Family and dogs walking in Stonethwaite, Borrowdale

Way-marked trails and approachable fells 

Borrowdale is a great place to walk in the Lake District without leaving civilisation too far behind, especially with our easy to follow way-marked trails.

A visitor using the tramper at Tarn Hows

Try out a Tramper 

Everyone should have the chance to get outdoors in the Lake District. If you have limited mobility, hire one of our all-terrain mobility scooters at Tarn Hows and enjoy a spectacular lakeside route.

Two people cycle in front of Wray Castle, Cumbria

Bike to Wray Castle 

The grounds of Wray Castle are just waiting to be explored and to make your adventure even more exciting, you can easily travel there by bike.