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.
Most famous walks are accessible from lake district towns, or are served by public transport all year round.
If you're looking for something more low-level, their are walking routes suitable for the whole family, buggies and wheelchairs.
Take to the trees and tackle an exhilarating course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor. A great experience to share with friends and family, providing lots of thrills and laughs.
Icicle has an office and shop in Windermere, from where they operate their mountain activities and guided walks.
Really friendly company offering the best quality experience in gorge walking, canoeing, rock climbing, sailing and more for groups, families and individuals. Great adventures, equipment, facilities and service. Book online.
Walking Routes & National Walking Trails
Cumbria is home to a number of National Trails, including the Cumbria Way and famous Coast to Coast.
Cumbria Tourism has also teamed up with some of the great outdoor brands Sprayway and Polartec to bring you bespoke routes, many of which are family friendly.
National Trails & Longer Routes
If you need a walking guide to show you the way and educate you on the local area we have plenty of qualified experts. Browse through our walking guide providers for more information.