The Lake Distict

The Lake District has a healthy mix of peace, tranquillity and sports that will get your heart racing. So, whether you want to challenge yourself to a hike, try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding or enjoy the views from the comfort of a cafe. The Lake District always delivers an unforgettable outdoor adventure.

Explore the Lake District

The Lake District is an area we love to explore; it combines all our favourite things, such as hikes, waterfalls, water sports, unique shops and fantastic places to stay, eat and drink. 15.8 million people visit the Lake District annually; this shows just how popular this area is. Here you can read information about different parts of the Lake District, reviews, our favourite camping and glamping spots, and much more. Home to the largest lake in England, Windermere, this mountainous region in North West England is famous for its lakes, forests, and mountains and its associations with William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin. There is also something for everyone here. For many, the Lakes are a place of peace, tranquillity and escape. This area is perfect for you if you need a place to unwind and recharge those batteries. Are you ready to fall in love with the lakes?

Paddle Boarding on Windermere

Paddleboarding on Lake Windermere, All You Need To Know

Fancy giving paddleboarding a try? Here’s our beginner’s guide to paddleboarding on Lake Windermere in the Lake District. We love to try different water sports, and since stand-up paddleboarding has become so increasingly popular, why wouldn’t we want to try it? We found it great exercise, fun, and a relaxing and mindful activity. Even as …

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Walks From Ambleside to Grasmere

Walks From Ambleside to Grasmere

We love visiting the Lake District and exploring different trails. If you are in the area, there are a couple of fantastic walks from Ambleside to Grasmere. Ambleside is situated at the northern end of Lake Windermere, the largest natural lake in England. Beautiful views of the Lake District mountains, including Wansfell Pike and Loughrigg …

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Ambleside Walks

Ambleside Walks, 7 Walks From Ambleside You Will Love

There are several walks from Ambleside for you to enjoy. We have put together a few of our favourite hikes in and around Ambleside so that you can fully immerse yourself in the spectacular Cumbria countryside and explore the central fells of the Lake District. Due to its position in the Lake District National Park, …

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5 Easy Lake District Walks For Beginners

5 Easy Lake District Walks for Beginners

The Lake District may have lots of lofty fells, which involve some challenging and steep climbs, but there are also lots of easier walks that are not too difficult and have just as gorgeous views. Here are our 5 Easy Lake District walks for beginners. Not only are these 5 easy Lake District walks good …

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Campsites That Allow Fires in the Lake District

Campsites That Allow Fires in the Lake District

Camping isn’t the same without lighting a campfire and gathering for some evening relaxation or entertainment. Here are a selection campsites that allow fires in the Lake District. The Lake District is a magical part of the UK and unrivalled in its beauty and adventure. From mountains like Helvellyn, Scafell Pike and Skiddaw, to vast …

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Best Mountains and Fells to Climb in the Lake District

Best Mountains and Fells to Climb in the Lake District

The Lake District is a bucket list destination for any lover of nature. There are mountains, fells and routes for all ages and capabilities. So whether you’re looking to tackle the foreboding Scafell Pike, the tallest mountain in England, or simply fancy some easy scenic walks, the Lake District has it all. Here are the …

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Water sports in the Lake District

Water Sports in the Lake District, Activities and Providers

There are plenty of water sports in the Lake District, whether you are trying an activity for the first time or practising your skills. From kayaking and sailing to windsurfing and raft building, your choice of water sports in the Lake District is huge. Rent canoes, kayaks or paddleboards or even join in an outdoor …

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Lake District Kayaking

Kayaking on Windermere for Beginners | Our Experience.

We recently went on a trip to the Lake District to try different watersports. Here’s our experience of Kayaking on Windermere as beginners and what to expect. We loved every minute of our trip exploring the Lake District. It was a hot busy weekend when we visited on our last-minute trip and we were desperate …

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