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Walking in the Lake District and cumbria

The Lake District is the UK's favourite destination for walking enthusiasts. This is due to the huge variety of walking routes, each with their own unique features.

It could be that you're looking for a challenging one day hill walk, multi day trial or a gentle stroll - the Lake District has it all. Many classic walks by Lakes or through valleys have been made famous by a host of artlicles and guide books.

Walking Activities

Planning your trip
Beatrix Potter Walk

Beatrix Potter Walk


Sat 25 Jun 2016

Take a walk with a National Trust Ranger to Penny Hill (working farm), the only farm Beatrix Potter owned in Eskdale.

Guided walk at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

Guided walk


Sat 2 Jul 2016

Join us to celebrate Eycott Hill's magnificent meadow with a short guided walk to hear how we restored the land to flower-rich meadow with lots of traditional species, perfect for pollinating insects, mammals and birds.

Estate Walk

Estate Walk


Wed 13 Jul 2016

Christine Hurford, our Artist in residence and keen walker, will lead this walk around the Hutton-in-the-Forest estate which takes in beautiful St James Church.

Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw - Bay Walk

Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw - Bay Walk


Sun 31 Jul 2016

Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice – Morecambe Bay Walk

Morecambe Bay Sponsored Walk

Morecambe Bay Sponsored Walk


Sat 13 Aug 2016

Join us for a breathtaking walk across the famous Morecambe Bay led by Cedric Robinson, the Queen’s Guide to the sands.

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Walking in Cumbria

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