The Lake District National Park Authority has put seven sites up for sale, including the iconic Stickle Tarn.
The Tarn's well known to fell walkers, set within the Langdale Pikes, 1,500 feet above sea level - and three miles west of Grasmere.
It has a guide price of between £20,000 and £30,000 and is already attracting interest.
But not everyone is pleased it is up for sale.
Our correspondent Hannah McNulty made the hour long hike up it to find out who may want to buy it.
The swimmers in the piece are professionals and were being supervised and were only in the water for a short amount of time.
One of the Lake District's best known beauty spots is being sold off by park bosses.
Stickle Tarn, in the Langdale Pikes, is one of seven areas that has been put on sale by the Lake District National Park Authority.
It is on the market with a guide price of between £20,000 and £30,000.
Local MP Tim Farron has called for a decision regarding proposals to extend the boundaries of some national parks, including the Lake District National Park.
The proposals were first set out by Natural England in 2011 in a bid to increase the areas that can be conserved.
However, some residents and business say that if passed, the proposals would mean much tighter planning regulations.
Last year, a public inquiry was held after five councils, including Cumbria and Eden District , opposed the changes.
Mr Farron says the current uncertainty over the plans is worse than either outcome and has called for a decision to be made.
We may be in the middle of winter, but the Lake District National Park Authority is asking ice cream sellers to bid for the best spots ahead of the summer season.
15 million people come to the lakes every year and good pitches for ice cream vans can be a big money spinner for the ice cream sellers.
They have until the end of the month to apply.
The Lake District National park is on the hunt for volunteers.
They're looking for 30 people aged 18 and over who want to improve their countryside and environmental skills while gaining qualifications along the way.
Backing from the Heritage Lottery Fund has meant the Lake District National Park is able to recruiting volunteers for their Fell Futures project.
Volunteers will work alongside members of staff in an attempt to revive dwindling traditional skills and train the next generation of countryside workers.
Experience is not necessary but a reasonable level of strength and fitness will be needed carry out some of the more demanding jobs.
To find out more you can visit the Lake District National Park website.
The Lake District National Park is running a new scheme to get more young children exploring the outdoors.
Mini-Trekkers will see children under seven-years-old get the chance to get active for free right, joining nature walks and activities in Bowness, Grasmere and Keswick.
The action is due to start at 10:00 on Tuesday, 5 August and will run until noon.
The first come, first served events will include natural art, going on a scavenger hunt and a rucksack rummage.
For more information you can visit the Lake District National Park website.
The chance to walk up Helvellyn with the Lake District National Park's Fell Top Assessors is being auctioned on the internet site eBay.
The nine walks that were available to buy have now been sold while the chance to write your report on the Weatherline website is up for the highest bidder.
It costs around £11,000 to run the site each year and the National Park thinks it should be funding, rather than relying on public money.
It is hoped the sales will fund the website for most of the year.
The government has decided not to relax the rules on converting barns in national parks, like the Lake District.
There had been a concern that allowing development to become easier could cause "irreversible harm" to the countryside.
The Government has agreed to ease the regulations outside the national parks but to keep the existing rules within them.
National Park authorities have welcomed the announcement.
Proposals for a major development at Ferry Nab at Windermere have been rejected by the Lake District National Park Authority.
South Lakeland District Council wanted to create new buildings, better jetties and more parking as part of a 2 million pound project.
The council will consider an appeal or revising the planning application.