Home of Beatrix Potter, fascinating history, dramatic landscapes and – of course – plenty of lakes. Cycle, walk or sail through the unforgettable Lake District and discover its many delights.
Aira Force is a showcase for the power and beauty of nature; it’s a place to escape the ordinary.
The loveliest spot that man hath ever found
Beautiful medieval house with rich gardens and estate
Parkland and castle on the west shore of Windermere.
Lakeshore park with stunning mountain views
There are hidden gems of history and wildlife along this post-industrial coastline
Spectacular and varied lakeland landscape around Derwent Water
Home of the Wild Ennerdale project with 30 miles of traffic-free paths
Tools, tips and guidance to help you make the most out of your trip to the Lake District and help us look after it.
Discover the National Trust's countryside car parks in the Lake District.
There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in our work across the Lakes
Find out more about volunteering for the National Trust in the Lake District. You could work indoors or outside, welcoming and guiding visitors, growing crops or managing woodland or building paths.
Join a supporter group in the Lake District to volunteer outdoors with other people and help us look after special places in the National Park.
A peaceful campsite less than a mile from the shore of Wastwater, perfectly placed for challenging bike trails and Scafell Pike, England’s tallest mountain.
A tranquil base in the heart of the Lakes, for a holiday walking and exploring the region’s crags, woods and waterfalls.
Join us for a day in the woodlands helping us clear non native beech trees to help give our native trees a better chance to thrive.
A roaring fire, a house decked with greenery, a wintery walk with views of snow topped fells. Take a moment this Christmas to slow down and appreciate the simple things at Allan Bank with lots of festive fun for everyone.
This taster session will give you a good introduction into lino printing and will give just enough information for you to take the skills learned and use them at home.