Duration: 2-12 nights
Price point: Mid-range
Self-guided and privately guided walking holidays in the Lake District.
Choose from a wide range of itineraries covering all areas of the Lake District
All walks are graded from 'easy' to 'challenging' with options to choose from on each day
Includes clear and concise route notes and maps
Stay overnight in hand-picked accommodation with en-suite rooms
Personal service throughout from an experienced team with indepth knowledge of the region.
Unique, well-designed walking itineraries come complete with maps and route cards.
On most of the self-guided walking holidays, you have the option each day of choosing from either a challenging or a moderate walk. Both options begin and end at the same point so the choice can be made individually and at the last minute.
The supplier provides a personalised service, including pre-departure briefings if requested and an emergency contact number for use during your holiday.
At a glance
Location: The Lake District. Can also provide self-guided walks on all of the major long distance paths in Northern England.
Trip type: Private. Can be self-guided or privately guided
Season: 31 March to 24 October
Grading/difficulty: Should be of at least average fitness and capable of walking over uneven ground including uphill for sustained periods (minimum 3 - 4 hours)
Getting there: Train (Penrith for North Lakes and Windermere for South Lakes) or car.
Pick-ups: From train stations or from Manchester airport by arrangement
Age restrictions: No minimum age but under 16s should be accompanied by parent or guardian
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Sustainability and values
Walking holidays are intrinsically environmentally friendly.
This walking tour operator has invested in sustainable products for their information packs (e.g. compostable and/or recyclable packaging).
They are involved in the local community and have sponsored and organised several local events to raise funds for the local mountain rescue organisations and for the Great North Air Ambulance.
"Discover the Lake District your way"
This walking tour company was set up by husband & wife team, Pete and Karen in 2001. Together, they take care of all the arrangements and are your main contact point.