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

A mainly dry evening with cloud and patchy hill fog lifting and any remaining patches of light rain dying out. Light wind.


Much of the day dry and bright, with the best of the sunshine before mid morning. Clouding over later with the chance of the odd shower and even some more persistent rain in the evening.

Cloud breaking up further overnight with some clear periods and a chance of some isolated low level fog patches either side of dawn. Then a bright mainly day, with some good sunny periods until mid morning, before cloud builds up. This mainly thin and above the tops but perhaps enough for a light shower. In the evening lower cloud and patchy rain may edge up into the south of the Lake District.

Visibility: Very good generally, perhaps reducing in the evening in the south .

Daylight: dawn 03:55, sunrise 04:48, sunset 21:46, dusk 22:40

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Our Latest Blog Posts

 • Coronavirus News
The Lake District is now cautiously re-opening and the LDNPA have been updating their guidance which is worth a read if you're thinking of coming this way.
[Last revised on 4th July]

 • The Keswick to Threlkeld Path Tunnel
The path from Keswick to Threlkeld along the old railway line is currently being restored after Storm Desmond. As part of that a long closed tunnel is being re-opened.

 • Rydal Cave
As people can now visit the Lake District and go for walks we've been considering what we can sensibly recommend.

 • A Plea from Patterdale MRT
In the light of the relaxation of restrictions on movement in England Patterdale MRT are asking you to think carefully before coming to the Lakes and heading off up the fells.

 • Pooley Bridge Replacement
Last Thursday the new bridge at Pooley Bridge, replacing the old one which was washed away by Storm Desmond, was swung into place.

 • Meet Skye
Meet Skye our new Border Collie

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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.