Lake District

Lake District

With 19 major lakes, it has the tallest mountain, the deepest lake and the longest lake in England

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13 Valleys Ultra

The 13 Valleys Ultra takes in an unmissable route spanning all 13 valleys of the Lake District National Park. Discover this challenging route which can be enjoyed all year round or in smaller sections for a leisurely walk.

Frog Graham Round

The Frog Graham is a swim-run challenge involving over 40 miles of running over Lake District fells and swimming two miles across Bassenthwaite Lake, Crummock Water, Buttermere and Derwentwater. OS Champion Alex Staniforth tells us about the route and his experience of the Frog Graham Round.

Bob Graham Round

The Bob Graham Round is an iconic sub-24-hour fell challenge which traverses much of the Lake District. OS Champion Alex Staniforth shares his experience of the Round and why this epic Lakeland route makes such a memorable run or walk.

Best autumn walks in the Lake District

Autumn in the Lake District is a feast for the eyes. An array of reds, yellows and oranges span the horizon and cover the ground. Here are some of the best autumn walks to be enjoyed in the Lake District this season.

Life of a Mountain

​The spectacular finale of the ‘Life of a Mountain’ trilogy is here. From multi-award winning filmmaker, author, photographer and GetOutside Champion Terry Abraham, it takes us on a breath-taking journey of a year in the life of the Lake District's most popular peak, Helvellyn.

Adaptive Grand Slam

Mission Possible. Paralympian and GetOutside Champion Mel Nicholls took on the Adaptive Grand Slam Cumbria challenge. Proof that anything's possible when it comes to getting outside with a disability.

Mountain Biking around Claife Heights

The Lake District is a hub for adventure, whether you’re looking for multi-day hikes or just escaping for a few hours. It's also home to some amazing gravel tracks and quiet lanes that are perfect for getting out on the mountain bike.

Rydal Cave

​Sat between Ambleside and Grasmere, Rydal is home to the extensively photographed Rydal Cave, a manmade former quarry. #GetOutside Champion Rory Southworth takes us on a leisurely 6.2km route.

Jack’s Rake Scramble

Jack’s Rake is a brilliant grade 1 scramble in the stunning Langdale area of the Lake District, with potential for something more for those looking for a bit of a bigger thrill or an extended adventure.

Old Man of Coniston and Levers Water Circular

The Old Man of Coniston is part of the Furness Fells in the Lake District, standing 803m high, and lies to the west of the village of Coniston, and Coniston Water. OS GetOutside Champion duo, TwoTravlrs, take us across this underrated beauty of the Lakes.