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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Journey along Pinnacle Ridge

Jessie & Rory escape to the mountains on an exhilarating journey up to Pinnacle Ridge in the Lake District.

35 best outdoor adventures in the Lake District

Wild camping, horseshoe walks, scrambling, kayaking, cycling, paragliding and even skiing... the Lake District has it all. James Forrest gives us 35 adventure ideas to make the most of being outdoors in this glorious place.

The very best of the Langdale Pikes

James Forrest explores the very best of the Langdale Pikes in a long – but glorious – day of hiking.

Raven Crag - Thirlmere

OS GetOutside Champion, Jack Anstey, takes us on a short, steep walk with some of the most rewarding and spectacular views the Lake District has to offer.

Buggy and wheelchair routes in the Lakes

Heading out into the great outdoors for a long walk is a great way to spend some time in the fresh air with the whole family. However, if you have either wheelchairs or buggies with you then it’s essential that you plan the route you want to take to ensure you don’t get stuck at a stile or immovable gate. In total, there are almost 50 great routes to take which have nothing to obstruct a buggy or wheelchair user – here is our round-up of some of the best:

8 Epic Lake District walks you need to do

It’s no secret that the Lake District is one of the most beautiful places in England with some epic walks to boot. Walker and cyclist Jamie Knop has listed eight of the most epic Lake District walks you need to tick off your bucket list.

Hidden delights of the Dales Way

Emily Thompson describes the hidden delights of the Dales Way.

​5 places to visit in the Lake District

Discover 5 of the best places to see during your time in the Lake District National Park

Three short walks in the Lake District

The Lake District National Park is the largest National Park in Britain. Famed throughout the world for its stunning landscapes, sprawling fells and beautiful waterways, it has inspired poets, writers and artists alike for almost three centuries. If you have an adventurous streak or just a love of the great outdoors, then you must pay this place a visit.

Ennerdale Forest walk

​The English Lake District is blessed with some of the finest scenery in the United Kingdom. Its fell tops, Lakes and Tarns have inspired many an artist and poets work! The many walkways and National Park paths there cater for all abilities to enjoy these beautiful surroundings at any time of the year. I am fortunate enough to live within an hour or so of the Lake District, so it has become my playground of choice.