The Best 20 Walks in The Lake District

Trust the experts - these are the 20 Lake District walks you really cannot afford to miss!

Tarn Hows - one of The Best 20 Walks in The Lake District Tarn Hows, The Lake District
Photo: Mark Jolley

The Lake District National Park offers a huge choice of walk routes - with a walk to suit everybody - from walks on high mountain passes to walks in secluded valleys; walks from tumbling waterfalls to stunning vistas; walks with gentle ascents and descents to scrambling on-all-fours along airy ridges with a steep drop on either side.

In fact, The Lake District offers so much choice that deciding where to go walking can be daunting.

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So if you want to go walking in The Lake District National Park and are looking for some inspiration - here is a list of the very best 20 walks, routes and maps in The Lake District - The Lake District walks no self-respecting fell walker should miss.

We've been walking & creating route maps the Lake District Fells for more than 40 years and this list is a collection of 20 of our personal favourite walk route maps.

This list includes Lake District walks, routes and maps of various lengths, ascents, grades, airiness and popularity so there is bound to be something to suit everyone - whatever your energy levels and experience.

In any event, all these Lake District walk route maps will take you to the vantage points offering the very best views in The Lake District - so go on a nice day if you can.

Don't miss The Best 20 Walks in The Lake District

This is of course a personal choice and it wasn't easy. Indeed, it has taken over 40 years to compile! However if you prefer to search for your own walks - go4awalk.com has a huge choice of other walks, routes & maps in The Lake District to choose from including:

Or simply enter a walk number, walk title or location name into our Search facility or surf one of our unique interactive walk selection maps covering The Lake District National Park.

Now on iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Palm or Blackberry Stop Press! If you have an iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Palm or Blackberry you can now use it to download and save Walk Route Maps in with go4awalk Mobile. Here's how. Simply enter www.go4awalk.com in your iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Palm or Blackberry's internet browser (e.g. Safari) and follow the on-screen links.



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