22 Things To Do In The Lake District That Aren't Hiking

22 things to do in the Lake District for first timers that don't involve long walks or climbing mountains, including Keswick, Ambleside and Buttermere.

The Lake District -- Andrew, Aaron, and I spent a week in Hawkshead a decade or so ago, exploring and enjoying Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth country.   Aaron hiked; Andrew and I walked.  It was superb!

Postcard map of the Lake District ,UK -- Lizzie Bennet was supposed to take a trip here. Fate intervened, and she ended up visiting Derbyshire.

"The Magic of Wasdale" - Wastwater, Lake District, Cumbria, England by Ian Hex of www.lightsweep.co.uk #Wastwater #LakeDistrict #England

The Magic of Wasdale - Wastwater, Lake District, Cumbria, England --- by Ian Hex on Lightsweep

10 of the best walks in the Lake District. View from Castle Crag, Borrowdale, Lake District. Photograph: Paul Harris/National Trust Photo Library

10 of the best walks in the Lake District

10 of the best walks in the Lake District. View from Castle Crag, Borrowdale, Lake District.

The English Lake District stole my heart years ago and I’d like to share my three favourite day walks there. Whether it’s pottering about the chocolate box village of Grasmere or hiking through the glorious Langdale Valley, the English Lake District is one of the most beautiful places in Britain and these are my pick of the best day walks:

The English Lake District stole my heart years ago and I’d like to share my three favourite day walks there. Whether it’s pottering about the chocolate box village of Grasmere or hiking through the glorious Langdale Valley, the English Lake District is on

wanderthewood:  View down over Windermere from Loughrigg Fell - Cumbria, England by High Peak and Lowland

Loughrigg Fell: A marvelous hike in the Lake District offering spectacular views of Lake Windermere.That little ladder is called a stile. The structure allows hikers to safely cross over ancient stone walls that criss-cross the English countryside.

Natural infinity pool, Lake District, England

Wild Swimming for the glamour set , ultimate free travel experience Natural Infinity Pool, Lake District, England - i would like to tick this place…

Striding Edge, Helvellyn - a favourite walk in the Lake District with great views and a touch of excitement!

Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Lake District, England, - I find it difficult to believe I actually walked along this!

Swim: Cumbria has more than 80 lakes, meres, waters and tarns, making it the perfect place to enjoy a spot of wild swimming. The Lake District tends to be busy in summer but it is still possible to escape the crowds if you’re willing to explore.Even popular Ullswater, widely regarded as the most beautiful lake in England, has its share of secluded bays and beaches from which to enjoy a dip. Or hire a boat, fish for trout, dive, sail, canoe, catch the steamer or simply skim a pebble.

Swim: Cumbria has more than 80 lakes, meres, waters and tarns, making it the perfect place to enjoy a spot of wild swimming. The Lake District tends to be busy in summer but it is still possible to escape the crowds if you’re willing to explore.Even popul

An expert guide to 10 of the best attractions and things to do in the Lake   District including climbing Helvellyn, visiting Wordsworth’s house at   Grasmere and cruising on Lake Windermere

Top 10: what to do in the Lake District

An expert guide to 10 of the best attractions and things to do in the Lake District including climbing Helvellyn, visiting Wordsworth’s house at Grasmere and cruising on Lake Windermere

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