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

Today

Dull and rainy until mid-afternoon

Chilly with some clear spells through the early hours. Cloud will quickly thicken from the west around dawn, bringing spells of patchy rain or drizzle through the morning and early afternoon. Turning drier and somewhat clearer from the west from mid-afternoon onwards.

Visibility: Becoming widely limited to a handful of kilometres on lower slopes in rain and drizzle but with fog dominating on higher slopes making navigation tricky, especially with the strong winds.

Daylight: dawn 06:28, sunrise 07:05, sunset 16:46, dusk 17:24

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Our Latest Blog Posts

 • Walking Near Cattle
There's been a number of incidents recently across the UK with walkers being badly injured or killed by cattle. We've got some thoughts on how to avoid the next walker being you.

 • Camping in the Lake District
Everyone want to come and camp in the Lake District at the moment so here's some advice to help you if you're planning to come.

 • 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.

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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.