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Autumn Little Explorers

Join us on Thursday's in October for a story and nature walk around the park at Fell Foot.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Little Explorers story and nature walks are especially for under 5’s and their grown-ups

These fun interactive walks are led by a member of the National Trust’s welcome team and supported by a cast of toy characters. The walks last about an hour and start and finish outside the Boathouse café.

It’s a great way to meet other families and get outdoors together whatever the weather! Older siblings are welcome. The paths are pushchair friendly.

10am and 2pm session. Lasts about an hour.

The sessions are free to attend, with a suggested donation of £3 for those who can afford it.


The basics

Booking details

No need to book in advance, just turn up.


Children welcome

Meeting point

Meet at the Boathouse Cafe, 5 minutes before the event starts.

What to bring and wear

Bring coats, and wellies if it's wet, as we'll be out and about in the park.


Accessible toilets in main car park and at the Active Base. Changing Places facility. Wheelchair accessible pathway. Mountain trike available to hire free of charge. Level access to cafe and outdoor viewing platform. Grounds partly accessible, grass and loose gravel paths, steep slopes and undulating terrain.


Toilets and baby-changing facilities in the main car park, next to the café, and in the Active Base. There's also a Changing Places facility available in the boathouse adjoining the café. Balance bikes can be borrowed. Kids menu in the cafe and highchairs.

Upcoming events


Spring Little Explorers 

Join us on Thursday's in May* and June for a story and nature walk around the park. *Please note this will not take place on the half term week (Thursday 30th May).

Event summary

20 Jun to 27 Jun 2024
10:00 to 11:00
+ 3 other dates or times

Paddleboard, kayak and row boat sessions 

Brought to you by the National Trust and Stoked Watersports, an opportunity to get out on the lake and maybe try something new.

Event summary

20 Jun to 6 Oct 2024
10:00 to 17:30
+ 108 other dates or times

Parkrun at Fell Foot, every Saturday 

A simple way to get fit, with a great community at its heart.

Event summary

22 Jun to 28 Dec 2024
09:00 to 10:00
+ 27 other dates or times

Summer of play 

Families and friends are encouraged to make the most of the longer warmer days. Discover the sights and sounds of the great outdoors, with games for all ages at Fell Foot lakeshore park.

Event summary

22 Jul to 29 Aug 2024
10:00 to 16:00
+ 28 other dates or times