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3rd April 2017

Lake District Guided Walks

Cumbria offers an unbelievable variety of terrain for hiking and is home to some of the finest trails in the world – the only problem you will have is deciding where to head to first, as you are truly spoilt for choice.

That’s why the perfect way to discover the secrets of the Lake District is on one of many guided walks.

The benefits of guided Lake District walks

It enables you to truly make the most of exploring the surrounding scenery. Your guide will feed you interesting information about the local history and will bring the location and the experience to life – so you can just soak up the rolling Cumbrian countryside around you. You also have the ability to take to routes you may not feel comfortable exploring on your own. In fact, many visitors to the Lakes don’t walk further than 30-minutes from their car.

Walking without the worry

Of course, the Lake District for all its beauty can also be a dangerous place in the wrong conditions and a guided walk offers added safety and reassurance. Navigation is taken care of, so you know you’re not going to get lost and your guide will understand the local terrain and climate better than most – which is especially important if the route is of the more challenging variety.

Discover the secrets of the Lake District on a guided walk

If the prospect of unspoilt landscapes and stunning scenery is your idea of heaven, there are few better corners of the UK to visit than the Lake District. What’s more, the Lakes are rich in options for guided walks. The choice is yours – and there’s plenty of it – including:

The Lake District Walker

For many, the go-to is The Lake District Walker, who offer a packed diary of strolls throughout the year to suit all abilities, including hiking, fell walking and more challenging activities across the Cumbrian countryside.

Lakeland Walks

Bowness attracts the largest number of visitors to the Lakes each year. But despite its popularity, you are only a matter of minutes away from panoramic countryside and views across Lake Windermere and beyond. The Windermere Way is a breath-taking route that takes you along the waters edge and Lakeland Walks offer guided tours of the Way and other key locations around Lakeland.

Go Lakes and Pace the Peaks

Well worth a visit on any trip to the Lakes is the beautiful town of Keswick. Your choice of guided walks in and around the area range from ghost tours with Go Lakes to rambles, hikes and strolls on the fells with Pace the Peaks, who offer single, group and private options.

Feeling inspired to discover the secrets of the Lake District on of these wonderful guided walks? Why not browse our collection of Cumbrian cottages.

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