With so many spectacular walks in the Lake District, it's a tough job narrowing the list down to just 10. So we sought expert advice and asked National Trust Cumbria's Mike Innerdale to tell us about his favourites

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 most popular and most highly visited of the many spectacular waterfalls in the Lake District is Aira Force

Aira Force waterfall, Ullswater Aira Force , located halfway between Glenridding and Watermillock, on the western shore of Ullswater, is the most heavily visited waterfall in the Lake District.

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Not for the faint hearted but is the most recognised climb in the Lake district leading to the summit of Helvellyn, Weather permitting it's a good day walking.

Peeking through the trees is Sizergh Castle, Kendal, (the Lake District) UK, built in 1239.

Sizergh Castle and Garden is a stately home and garden at Helsington in the English county of Cumbria, about 4 miles km) south of Kendal. The castle, a grade I listed building, is in the care of the National Trust along with its garden and estate.

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