Spring in the Lake District

Carpets of bluebells, lakeshore walks, canoe trips and much more - we've lots on offer this spring in the Lake District.

Woodpecker chick looking from a hole in a tree

Spring wildlife in Buttermere Valley

Spring is a great time for wildlife watching in the Buttermere Valley

Beatrix Potter sketching on Derwent Water in 1903

Stories to charm and inspire at Wordsworth House

William Wordsworth isn’t the only Lakeland wild child who grew up to be a world-wide literary legend. Visit us this year for some very special exhibitions, events and activities to mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth.

Girl rope swing Fell Foot

Family fun at Fell Foot

Let the kids explore the great outdoors at Fell Foot. From swinging through the branches in the wild play area to splashing in the shores of Windermere - an adventure awaits your family for all-year-round fun!

Julia Bradbury in front of Borrowdale view

Julia Bradbury's 'Best Walks with a View' in Borrowdale

Former Countryfile presenter and keen walker Julia Bradbury filmed in Borrowdale for her ITV series ‘Best Walks with a View’. Discover her favourite scenic landscapes from the Allerdale Ramble walk, and if you’ve been inspired to lace your boots you can read the route to follow in Julia’s footsteps.