Lake District Walks

Our aim at WalkLakes is to help you make the most of walking in the Lake District. We do that by searching out the best walks we can find from gentle to challenging and also by putting you in touch with other people who have walked in the Lake District via our forum.

If you want you can keep track of your walks using our web site and log how many hills you've climbed and of what type, be they Wainwrights, Birketts, Hewitts, Nuttalls, or Marilyns. You can also explore all the hills in the Lake District using our interactive map or throughout Great Britain using our hill finder.

We hope we can help you get more out of walking in the Lake District but do let us know if there's anything more we could do to help.


Felltop Forecast

This evening

Dry but clouding over, some fog possible on the higher tops.

Tomorrow

Cloudy start, otherwise dry with some sunshine. Brisk summit winds.

Cloudy start, some light rain or drizzle possible at first, especially across western fells. Cloud lifting and breaking through the morning to leave the rest of the day dry with some spells of warm sunshine.

Visibility: Poor in low cloud down to 300 metres at first in the morning. This will lift and break through the morning with little in the way of cloud on summits by afternoon with good visibility.

Daylight: dawn 03:40, sunrise 04:36, sunset 21:48, dusk 22:44

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Our Latest Blog Posts

 • The Missing Toposcope
On Scout Scar there is a shelter known as The Mushroom which used to have a toposcope around the inside of it. No more.

 • Camping in the Lake District
As we're coming out of lock down here's our guide to camping in the Lake District.

 • Chris Lewis Support Fund
Chris Lewis of Patterdale MRT suffered life changing injuries while assisting some camping illegally on Red Screes. Could you consider making a donation to his support fund?

 • An Appeal from Cumbria's Mountain Rescue teams
We are publishing this appeal from Cumbria's Mountain Rescue teams in full and we urge you to read it before venturing out into the fells.

 • Lake District to feature on New Stamp
The Lake District is to feature as part of the Royal Mail's first set of 2021 special stamps.

 • 2020: a Mixed Year for Mountain Rescue
Annual figures tell a mixed story across Mountain Rescue in England and Wales.

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WalkLakes recognises that hill walking, or walking in the mountains, is an activity with a danger of personal injury or death.
Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.