Make plans for 2017 in the Lake District

A new year brings new ideas and adventures, and whether you're looking to start a new habit, learn something new, get outdoors or simply do something different with your weekends, we’ve plenty on offer in the Lake District. Make 2017 that little bit more special…

Loweswater shore with Low Fell in the background

Wild words at Wordsworth House

Wordsworth House’s first major exhibition of 2017, The Word-Hoard: Love letters to our land, guest-curated by award-winning author Robert Macfarlane, celebrates the beauty of our landscape and the evocative language once used to describe it.

High Lickbarrow Farmhouse in Windermere

High Lickbarrow Farm, Windermere 

Set just above the hustle and bustle of Windermere village, High Lickbarrow is hidden away in the countryside with footpaths and Lakeland gems on the doorstep. Occupied by the Bottomley family since 1947, High Lickbarrow was farmed by the late Elizabeth Bottomley for over 50 years. 

Family and dogs walking in Stonethwaite, Borrowdale

Find your perfect Borrowdale walk

Download seven different walks, discover our way-marked trails and find out how easy it is to step out among spectacular lakeland scenery without venturing too far from a cup of tea.

Keswick Mountain Festival music stage and crowd, Lake District

Keswick Mountain Festival

Compete in your favourite sport, and help raise funds to protect your favourite landscape at the same time