For you, for life

England's largest National Park includes Scafell Pike - its highest mountain, Wastwater - its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere.

We've information for visitors and students about this unique corner of England. Find out how we work in caring for this stunning area. And our 42,400 residents can find out all about planning.

Autumn adventures

Check out what's on offer at Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre (opens in new window) and Coniston Boating Centre. For more ideas take a look at Visiting.

Castlerigg Stone Circle copyright Si Homfreys

Popular pages

Link to maps

Map of the Lake District National Park

Our location in the UK

Map of the UK showing where the Lake District National Park is located

Paddling alongside Coniston Water copyright Charlie Hedley

Upcoming events


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  • Signpost at Lorton copyright Michael Turner


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