The Lakes

The Lake District, a region and national park in northwest England, is a popular holiday destination. It’s known for its glacial ribbon lakes, rugged fell mountains and historic literary associations. Market towns such as Kendal, Keswick and Ambleside are bases for exploring the area and home to traditional inns, galleries of local art and outdoor equipment shops.

We strongly recommend to have: Waterproof & windproof suit, hiking boots, head torch and water bottle.

For all weekend trips we have volunteers: First Aiders Outdoors and Mountaineering Leaders BMC (hiking routes) walkie­talkie in places with bad reception. Shared twin room in a 2­-3* Hotel with breakfast will be reserved for you. Transport is provided during the day with a group leader/guide and organizator. It is possible to arrange single/double room for one person and will cost you extra. All entries to the museums, castles etc and food during the trip are not included.

Itinerary: Scafell Pike from Seathwaite, Borrowdale; Forest Walk; Castlerigg stone circle; Ullswater and Aira Force; Derwent Water, Bassenthwaite Lake;

Important information: 07:45am Meeting near Novotel West Hammersmith Hotel, 1 Shortlands, London, W6 8DR (near Hammersmith Station), finishing next day at the same place about 10pm. Travel times may vary depending on traffic/weather conditions.

Sample program:

Day One: 07:45 meet at the hotel; 08:00 departure from Shortlands St (Novotel West); 14:00-15:00 Ullswater and Aira Force; 16:00-18:00 Keswick for Lunch/Dinner; 18:00 sunset at Castlerigg Stone circle; 19:30 check in at the hotel.

Day Two: 08:00-09:00 breakfast; 09:00 departure; 10:00-16:00 Scafell Pike (the most spectacular route from Borrowdale); 16:00 Departure to London; 22:00 London Hammersmith.

Option self-drive” (to join our tour in your own car from any part of Britain) is available now in our booking system!

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