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Mountain and Hill Walks in The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales

People often don’t associate England with having a mountainous terrain. These people have never visited the Lakes! There are at least 200 fell tops and the highest mountain is Scafell Pike at 978 metres, offering endless options for hill walks in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

Unlike many other countries, it is possible to ascend and descend one or more of the fells of the Lake District in a single day. There is no need to spend a night in a mountain hut and there is something deeply satisfying about completing a mountain hike before rounding off the day with a drink and bite to eat in one of the local pubs.

The comparative smaller size of England’s mountains should not allow you to become complacent, however. We may experience changeable and harsh weather at any time of year and navigation may be tricky for those who are not experienced in how to read a map or use a compass, particularly if the weather closes in.

Kit List – What will I need?

  • Good sturdy walking boots
  • Waterproof and warm layers
  • Hat and gloves
  • Small rucksack
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Sun cream
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Torch and phone
  • Walking poles (optional)
  • Camera (optional)

What we provide

  • Professional guide
  • Maps and compass
  • First aid kit
  • Survival bag (just in case)

Our qualified mountain guides are here to ensure you get the most out of your hiking holiday in the Lake District or Yorkshire Dales. If you would like to learn more about how to navigate the mountains unaccompanied then take a look at our Outdoor Skills services, which are the perfect addition to any hiking trip.

In general, layers of man-made fibre clothing are ideal. Avoid cotton at all costs as it saps heat from the body when wet.

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I just wanted to say thank you for a lovely holiday and keep on what you are doing as I feel you have the basis of a brilliant personalised service and I would not hesitate in using you again or telling my friends and colleagues about your service.

Amazing private photography tour of The Lakes. Chris was extremely professional and gave me plenty of time. Bespoke experience is highly recommended, especially if you are on a short visit and want make the most of your time.

We had such a fantastic day, we got exactly what we wanted from our activity day! Chris was a great instructor, so positive and enthusiastic, it was brilliant to have one to one tuition.

A fantastic day spent in the outdoors with lovely company and loads of guidance from Chris and Lynn. Canoeing, making the pancakes, learning to gather kindling and light a fire made the day most enjoyable.

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