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.
Planning your trip
We have a range of guides and resources which are ideal for anyone planning a walking route in the Lake District. Our 'Stay Safe on the Fells' guide is perfect for in-experienced walkers. As well as many free downloads, our e-shop is packed full of detailed guide books and Cumbrian maps.Countryside Code
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.
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.
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.
Sun 31 Jul 2016
Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice – Morecambe Bay 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.
Walking Routes & Trails
Cumbria is home to a number of National Trails, including the Cumbria Way and famous Coast to Coast.
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.