The Lake District Trail
Enjoy this 6-day long self-guided walking tour in one of the true natural gems in England’s crown – The Lake District. Walk from Lake Windermere to the market town of Keswick and contemplate the amazing scenery and countryside along the way. You will explore breathtaking mountain passes, peaceful valleys and serene lakes. This short hiking itinerary combines a fine selection of the route’s highlights. Savor the lovely local hospitality, cuisine and unique atmosphere.
Duration7 (5-8) Days I Difficulty: 2 (of 5)
What is included6 nights hand picked B&B, guesthouse and small hotel accommodation; Door to door baggage transfer as per itinerary; A detailed info pack, route book and printed maps for the group leader; Emergency telephone support from our office in the event of a problem.
What is not includedTravel to the start or from the finish of the walk; Lunches, dinners, snacks and drinks; Ferry crossing from Ambleside to Bowness; Travel Insurance; Personal equipment; Transport when you need to skip a stage.
Best periodApril, May, June, July, August, September
Day 1: Arrive Ambleside
Day 2: Ferry to Bowness/Walk to Ambleside (hiking: 16km)
Day 3: Ambleside to Patterdale (hiking: 19km)
Day 4: Ullswater Lake and Place Fell circular walk (hiking: 13 km)
Day 5: Patterdale to Keswick (hiking: 19km)
Day 6: Derwent Water, Walla Crag and Friars Crag circular walk (hiking: 10,5km)
Day 7: Onward travel