Win a weekend adventureIf we said you could travel to the Lake District, Cumbria, make friends, cut costs and look after the area at the same time would you be interested?

What about if we told you that by doing all this you’d be in with the chance to win a VIP trip to the UK’s top outdoor film festival? Now you’re definitely interested aren’t you?

Every year 40 million of people come to the Lakes in search of adventure and beauty. You come to paddle, pedal, climb and roam. Because you are outdoor lovers we know you value the landscape for its serenity and quiet. There is no need to tell you how important it is to look after the Lakes.

Outdoor lovers are smart. Because you’re smart we know you’ll want to save money and meet likeminded people. So convincing you that the Go Lakes Liftshare website is something you have to get involved in should be an easy job. Almost as easy as it is to use the website.

The Go Lakes Liftshare website is a place where people who travel to The Lakes can go and let others know when and where they are going. If you are driving you will be able to find people who need a lift. If you need a lift you’ll be able to find someone to help you out. By travelling together you can spread the costs, meet new people and help reduce the effect of cars on the area.

Lake District campersEvery year the Lakes plays host to a myriad of outdoors events. Marathon men, iron women; ultra-, tri- and aqua-athletes all gather in droves. Why shouldn’t you share your journeys as well as your adventures?

People who love the outdoors have better things to spend their money on than petrol. Bikes, boats and boots don’t come cheap. And after a long day on the fells we’d all rather put our money on our plate or in our glass.

People who love the outdoors want to help keep them special. You want to travel sustainably, enjoying what nature gives without taking, getting your thrills with respect.

Couple and VW CamperAnd, of course, we know people who love the outdoors would rather be outside than stuck in front of a computer. This is why is quick and easy to use. We’ve even made a video to tell you just how it works and how to stay safe on your trip.

With all these good reasons to sign up we know we don’t really need to mention the prize – but we will anyway.

Anyone who registers on the Go Lakes Liftshare website between now and October 1 will automatically be entered into a draw to win a VIP weekend for two at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival in November. Go to now and start sharing your journeys and you could win film day passes for the festival on Saturday November 22 and Sunday November 23. There are 40 film sessions to choose from on each day and you will also be invited to the exclusive awards ceremony on the Saturday afternoon and receive two VIP goodie bags. Kendal Mountain FestivalYou’ll also get two nights bed and breakfast accommodation at the luxurious Stonecross Manor Hotel on the outskirts of Kendal. You can whet your appetite at

We thought you’d be interested.

Go to to start making the journey part of your adventure.