There are a number of excellent walks in the Rydal area.
Information on these is available at local information centres.
The Rydal round is a good walk around Rydal Water.
Nab Scar Terrace, or the "Coffin Track" as it is often called is a through walk from Rydal to Grasmere.
The Fairfield Horseshoe is a long & high ridgewalk from Rydal to Ambleside.