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distance 15.93km Vertical gain +892m Vertical drop -893m Durée 6h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Above Derwent - Cumbria

A rewarding Lake District walk of the highest calibre. The Horseshoe route takes in all the peaks on either side of the Newlands Valley and offers some wonderful walking and superb views throughout.

distance 16.63km Vertical gain +819m Vertical drop -812m Durée 6h40 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

A classic circular walk, usually done from Keswick, either by walking to Hawes End or better using the ferry across Derwent Water. Ascent of Helm Crag and afternoon tea in Grange are optional.

distance 5.54km Vertical gain +15m Vertical drop -24m Durée 1h35 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Keswick - Cumbria

A linear Lake District walk that follows the shore of Derwentwater south from Keswick to Lodore landing stage. The return to Keswick uses the seasonal launces on Derwentwater.

distance 24.99km Vertical gain +904m Vertical drop -911m Durée 9h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Day 3 of a circular walking route in the Lake District. Nine Wainwrights, two tarns, a pub and a couple of lakes

distance 5.28km Vertical gain +302m Vertical drop -303m Durée 2h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Buttermere - Cumbria

A short Lake District ridge walk that includes two Wainwrights. Surrounded by higher fells, the ridge between Ard Crags and Knott Rigg offers some wonderful Lakeland scenery.

Walking Lanthwaite to Braithwaite ( Download : )
Lanthwaite to Braithwaite
distance 12.31km Vertical gain +992m Vertical drop -1052m Durée 5h55 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Buttermere - Cumbria

Linear walk with a few scrambles and beautiful vistas

distance 12.19km Vertical gain +322m Vertical drop -325m Durée 4h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Borrowdale - Cumbria

Combining the delights of Borrowdale with the rural charm of Watendlath, this Lake District walk offers some wonderful views and relatively easy walking. Route finding is generally easy although there is a steady ascent from Lodore up to Watendlath.

Scafell Pike from Borrowdale
distance 15.06km Vertical gain +890m Vertical drop -889m Durée 6h25 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Borrowdale - Cumbria

The classic and well trodden ascent of Scafell Pike from Seathwaite in Borrowdale. Ascending via Grains Gill to Great End and then Esk Hause and Broad Crag. The descent is via the 'Corridor Route' to Styhead Tarn and then back to Seathwaite.

distance 7.82km Vertical gain +734m Vertical drop -726m Durée 4h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Borrowdale - Cumbria

An energetic Lake District Horseshoe walk that takes in four summits as you keep to the high ground surrounding Gillercomb. The walk could also be extended to take in Great Gable if time and energy permit!

distance 12.69km Vertical gain +941m Vertical drop -941m Durée 5h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Borrowdale - Cumbria

This Lake District walk includes an unpathed section of route and is for experienced walkers only and navigation skills are essential. The walk includes Great End approached from the Corridor Route before following easier ground to the summit of Glaramara. The descent from the latter summit requires careful navigation for a trouble-free descent back down to Seathwaite.

distance 8.67km Vertical gain +784m Vertical drop -784m Durée 4h20 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Borrowdale - Cumbria

To the west of the Cumbrian Mountains, both Great and Green Gable summits offer a pleasant hike.

distance 19.37km Vertical gain +1168m Vertical drop -1385m Durée 8h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Day 3 of a circular route walking through the Lake District. Six Wainwrights, three tarns and a pub.

distance 11.14km Vertical gain +867m Vertical drop -868m Durée 5h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn - Cumbria

This Lake District walk starts from Swirls and ascends Helvellyn via Browncove Crags. The route continues north over Whiteside and Raise to reach Sticks Pass from where a descent back into the valley is made. This is a great route to the top of England's third highest mountain with equally stunning views.

Blencathra via Sharp Edge from Scales
distance 7.21km Vertical gain +615m Vertical drop -577m Durée 3h30 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Threlkeld - Cumbria

Sharp Edge is the highlight of this Lake District walk to Blencathra's highest point at Hallsfell Top. Sharp Edge is challenging mountain environment and needs treating with respect. The views from the Top are stunning covering most of the Lake District's highest fells.

distance 17.37km Vertical gain +1349m Vertical drop -1347m Durée 8h10 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Wasdale - Cumbria

This Lake District walk is strenuous including seven summits in what can be a tiring day. Good navigational skills are essential when visibility is poor. The rewards for the hard work are numerous and you will enjoy many wonderful lakeland panaoramas completing the walk.

Walking Bowfell Circular ( Download : )
distance 11.17km Vertical gain +761m Vertical drop -762m Durée 5h00 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

The main objective of this walk is the wonderful lake District mountain Bowfell. Once the summit is reached some less familiar territory is included in the route before the return leg to the starting point point is along the Mickelden Valley.

Lingmoor low level circular
distance 14.72km Vertical gain +361m Vertical drop -356m Durée 5h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

A good circular walk around Lingmoor fell with plenty of interest which is a great choice if the higher fells are shrouded in cloud.

The walk takes in the Langdale and Little Langdale Valleys, explores a disused slate quarry and passes a working slate quarry. The walking and route finding are easy, the views are good and there are places on the way to buy refreshments. As a circular walk it can be started from a variety of places along the route.

Walking Crinkle Crags ( Download : )
distance 11.39km Vertical gain +740m Vertical drop -742m Durée 5h00 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

Crinkle Crags summits lie facing the summits of Langdale Fell separated by Mickleden Beck River valley.

Walking Blea Tarn and Side Pike ( Download : )
Blea Tarn and Side Pike
distance 5.96km Vertical gain +258m Vertical drop -255m Durée 2h20 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

An out and back walk from the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel car-park. The Hotel car parking is available for non Hotel users but you will need to purchase a parking ticket from a machine.

Walking Langdale Pikes ( Download : )
distance 10.58km Vertical gain +770m Vertical drop -770m Durée 4h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

A hike to four summits discovering a wide range of this part of the Nation Park Lake District. The Park Lake District trails aren't waymarked. There are very few signs but the pathway is straightforward as there aren't many crossings. It is, however, preferable not to leave the trail, especially in foggy weather.

distance 12.93km Vertical gain +796m Vertical drop -794m Durée 5h35 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

This Langdale walk includes two of the well know Langdale Pikes - Harrison Stickle and Pike o'Stickle - and continues to visit the less walked Rosset Pike so you can avoid the crowds.

distance 18.46km Vertical gain +873m Vertical drop -784m Durée 7h20 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Day 4 of a circular walking route in the Lake District. Six Wainwrights, three tarns and a pub

Rydal Water & Grasmere from Grasmere
distance 8.65km Vertical gain +193m Vertical drop -192m Durée 2h55 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

Starting from Grasmere this Lake District walk includes a circuit of Rydal water and Grasmere. The route includes some wonderful views especially from Loughrigg Terrace.

distance 12.07km Vertical gain +471m Vertical drop -470m Durée 4h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

A circular walk from Chapel Stile along the Great Langdale valley to the New Dungeon Gill Hotel. Then an ascent along the pleasant Stickle Gill to Stickle tarn followed by the ascent to Blea Rigg and a return to Chapel Stile along the ridge.

distance 10.42km Vertical gain +189m Vertical drop -187m Durée 3h25 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

This is a low level lakeland walk suitable for a short day. It takes in Elter Water, Skelwith Force and Colwith Force waterfalls before heading through farmland to the impressive Cathedral Quarry. The return leg passes a good pub which serves food and then through the working slate quarry above Chapel Stile.

Walking Elterwater Lakes ( Download : )
distance 8.51km Vertical gain +184m Vertical drop -183m Durée 2h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Lakes - Cumbria

In contrast to the great lakes of the Lake District, here are three small lakes that lay south of Elterwater village.

distance 21.33km Vertical gain +1422m Vertical drop -1314m Durée 9h30 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Day 2 of a circular route walking through the Lake District. Eight Wainwrights and three tarns.

distance 15.11km Vertical gain +308m Vertical drop -406m Durée 5h05 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cumbria

Day 5 of a circular walking route in the Lake District. One Wainwright, one tarn, a pub and a couple of lakes