Best National Parks In Lake District, Cumbria

We've rounded up the best national parks in Lake District in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 5 Lake District national parks to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the national parks we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Lake District National Park

  • Windermere
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Love nature? You’re bound to spend days on end exploring Lake District National Park! With 912 square miles of stunning valleys, lakes, coastlines an...

Fell End Nature Reserve

  • Milnthorpe
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Enjoy a good family day out in nature? Then Fell End Nature Reserve is a great place for you to visit! Go for a leisurely stroll through the reserve...

High Force Waterfall

  • Middleton
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

High Force Waterfall, England's largest waterfall, suddenly and spectacularly drops 70 feet into the plunge pool below! The pretty woodland walk is a...

Aysgarth Falls

  • Leyburn
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • National Parks

Aysgarth Falls hosts a Green Tourism Awarded visitor centre from which you can begin your adventure with expert guidance and directions. The centre i...

WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

  • Dumfries
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life for a day? Get the kids out for a wonderful nature experience at WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre...

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