Summer fun in the Lake District

Make the most of long summer days exploring the great outdoors. Find the perfect place to play out this summer in the Lake District.

A family in the wildflower meadow near Sticklebarn in Langdale

Things to do this Summer in Langdale

Summertime in Langdale is all about long days playing out in the great outdoors exploring fells, tarns, meadows, crags, becks and woods. Here's a bit of holiday inspiration for you.

A family enjoying the sun on the lawn at Allan Bank in Grasmere

Things to do with the kids this summer at Allan Bank

On the hunt for things to do with the kids? Look no further, we have all you and your family need to have a great time at Allan Bank.

Children on a barefoot walk in the grounds of Wray Castle, Cumbria

Family summer fun at Wray Castle

We've got plenty to do with the kids this summer indoors and outside.

Two staff members dressed in costume enjoying a conversation at the front entrance of Wordsworth House and Garden, Cockermouth

Seven reasons to visit Wordsworth House this year

If you're in the central or southern Lakes, this lovely house, the award-winning garden that inspired a poet and our evocative new exhibition are only an hour away by the A591, officially Britain's best drive. So why not join us for an unbeatable day out?

The wild play area at Aira Force in Ullswater

Things to do with the kids at Aira Force

Aira Force is a natural playground for kids to have endless fun. Enjoy exploring the woods and splashing in the streams or become a detective and see what you can find along the way. Can you spot any of our red squirrels?

Car park sign and four walkers, Seatoller, Cumbria

Best car parks for Borrowdale 

Borrowdale and Derwentwater are a great place for an outdoor adventure this summer. Here's where to park your car when you visit.