Voted time and again the walker's favourite UK destination, the Lake District is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts.
Although a relatively small area, the Lake District contains a huge variety of opportunities for walkers.
Maybe you want to experience the classic lake, valley or ridge walks made famous through countless articles and guidebooks? Visit the GoLakes eshop for guidebooks on walking and much more. Most walks in the Lake District are easily accessed from the major Lakes tourist centres via regular public transport services, and many low-level Lake District walking routes are suitable for wheelchairs or buggies.
On foot in the Lake District, Cumbria
Long distance walking
The Lake District, Cumbria has a wealth of walks for all ages and abilities.
Walking and running providers
Follow a famous route or tackle one of the classic Lakeland fells in the company of a guide. Learn more about the routes and let the guides tackle the navigation and map reading!
guided walking providers
guided running providers
Learn a valuable new skill and build your confidence when out on the fells. Good navigation is essential for a safe and enjoyable day in the hills.
Walking route guides
Download free walking routes for the Lake District and Cumbria.
self guided routes
Some say scrambling is adventure in it's purest form. It certainly makes a walk a bit more exciting! Try it for yourself.
Experience the fells like never before and tackle the mountain streams. This is an adrenalin fuelled day out that's full of challenges!