Lake District National Park

Lake District National Park

  United Kingdom National Parks

VISIT Lake District National Park:

Park Details

Lake District National Park was established in 1951, and has a total area of 566,124 acres (885 square miles, or 2,292 square kilometers).

Address Cumbria, England, LA9 7RL
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When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

Lake District National Park is the 2nd most visited park in the country.

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Lake District National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Lake District National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Lake District National Park are July, June, September & April.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation1229188697374839585116102124
Avg Temp383943475356595956504339
Max Temp444652596769717066605146
Avg Temp313132353944484844413632
Min Temp222323252834393933302623
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Lake District National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Lake District National Park is visited.

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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Lake District National Park.

NameDistance
Yorkshire Dales National Park60 km
Northumberland National Park91 km
North York Moors National Park124 km
Peak District National Park154 km
Snowdonia National Park178 km
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park216 km
Cairngorms National Park278 km
Wicklow Mountains National Park281 km
Brecon Beacons National Park303 km
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park345 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Lake District National Park:

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Lake District National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Lake District National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Manchester AirportMANManchester, 142 km
Edinburgh AirportEDIEdinburgh, 155 km
Glasgow International AirportGLAPaisley, Renfrewshire, 176 km
Belfast International AirportBFSBelfast, 220 km
Birmingham International AirportBHXBirmingham, 248 km
London Luton AirportLTNLondon, 342 km
London Stansted AirportSTNLondon, 362 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Lake District National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Newcastle AirportNCLNewcastle, 87 km
Teesside International AirportMMEDarlington, Durham, 89 km
Blackpool International AirportBLKBlackpool, 92 km
Leeds Bradford AirportLBALeeds, 110 km
Liverpool John Lennon AirportLPLLiverpool, 140 km
Glasgow Prestwick AirportPIKPrestwick, South Ayrshire, 152 km
Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield AirportDSADoncaster, 170 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.