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

Very wet and windy with flooding in places.

Persistent and heavy rain will continue overnight and through most of the day. Very high watercourses across the area with flooding likely in places. Rain will also be accompanied by strong southerly winds, storm force on the tops at first. The rain may ease for a time around late afternoon or early evening.

Visibility: Poor for most of the day with areas of low cloud above 400 or 500m, perhaps closer to 700m across eastern fells. Some improvements possible late in the afternoon as cloud bases rise a little.

Daylight: dawn 07:30, sunrise 08:07, sunset 17:45, dusk 18:22

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 • 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.

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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.