Lake District

Area name: Lake District

Telephone:
01539 723705

Please note that the information presented here is extracted from the Lake District Area website and is work in progress. The full website can be accessed at www.ralakedistrict.talktalk.net

Lake District Area covers the whole of Cumbria and the northern part of Lancashire, including the Lake District National Park and a small part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Lake District Area has about 1600 members in six local groups based on Carlisle, Furness, Grange-over-Sands, Kendal, Lancaster, and Penrith. An eighth group, Summitt Good, caters for people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s throughout the area.

Affiliated clubs 17 walking clubsand other organisations are affiliated to Lake District Area.

Walks Lake District Area organises about 700 walks each year for its members. Visitors who are interested in the Ramblers are welcome to join us on these walks.

The Gordon Walker Chalet in the Newlands Valley provides cheap self-catering accommodation for up to 16 people (eight men and eight women). It is open for a small charge to any member of the Ramblers or of an affiliated club. More information here

Groups in this area

Carlisle

Our groups help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. Most groups organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

Furness

Our groups help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. Most groups organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

Grange over Sands

Our groups help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. Most groups organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

Kendal

Welcome, we lead walks in and around the beautiful Lake District, protect our countryside and footpaths and publish walks booklets for the Kendal area. Join us on a walk we are a friendly crowd

Lancaster

Lancaster Group helps local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. We walk in a wide area, including North Lancashire, Morecamble Bay, the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.

Penrith

Our groups help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. Most groups organise regular walks led by local experts – a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness.

Summit Good

We're a new walking group in the Lake District aimed at younger walkers in their 20's and 30's. Whether you're an experienced mountain walker or a complete novice - this is the friendly new walking group for you! Walking is a great way to ...