The Scafell massif clothed in its winter robes

Towering mountains and the deepest lake in England


Things to see and do

Wasdale in Autumn

Wasdale walks 

Recharge in the hamlet and valley of Wasdale

A view of Great Gable from Lingmell Summit in Wasdale Cumbria

Commemorating WW1 in the Lake District  

We were gifted England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike and 12 other Lake District summits as war memorials to look after on behalf of the nation.


Our work

Wasdale Ranger lovingly restores historic woodland boundary

Working to protect the places you love 

We work on the footpaths, in the woodlands and in the valley- find out more


Get involved

Group of volunteers by the river bank

Wasdale Volunteer Ranger - River Irt 

Make new friends, learn about the River Irt, its ecology and habitats and the endangered Fresh Water Mussels which live there.


Places to stay

The exterior of Wasdale Hall Lodge, Gosforth, Lake District, Cumbria

Places to stay in Wasdale 

Spend some time with us