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Guided Hill Walks in the Lake District, Snowdonia,
Yorkshire Dales and Scotland


Whatís included in your guided walk?
Let us know the date and time of the walk you have in mind, the number in your group,their walking experience and interests, the hill or mountain area you want to walk and perhaps the route you want to take. We will then discuss a number of itineraries and routes designed to ensure that you get the most out of your day in the hills.There will be ample time on the walk to explore places of interest, learn more about the local landscape and experience hill walking in safety and comfort. 
After agreeing the programme for the day, including a meeting time and place for the start of the walk, we send you a copy of the itinerary and a list of recommended equipment and refreshments to bring with you. This leaves you free to organise your own transport and accomodation.  If you need asistance with these or anything else, please ask at the time of booking.  For further information contact us or go to the Prices and Conditions page. 


Where would you like to walk?
Our guided walking holidays concentrate on some of the best hiking and walking areas of Great Britain - the breathtaking scenery of the lakes and fells of Cumbria, the wild and rugged mountains of North Wales and Scotland and the rolling hills and dales of North Yorkshire. Each has a unique charm and walking experience.  Our brief descriptions may help you choose.  If you prefer to walk in any other upland area please contact us - we have experience and knowledge of most of these.

The English Lake District
The Lake District is Englandís largest National Park, an exciting mix of mountain and lake scenery. Many people come just for the picture-postcard views, which are a combination of nature and the hand of man over four millennia.  For hill walkers it is a paradise offering some of the most scenic walking in Britain.  Classic mountain routes include Scafell Pike, Hellvellyn via the ridge routes of Striding and Swirrell Edges, Blencathra, the Langdale Pikes and the Coniston fells.  Gentler walks include Catbells and the Ullswater lakeside path

Snowdonia and North Wales
The Snowdonia National Park is second only in size to the Lake District.  Itís a land of dramatic high peaks and plunging valleys, with rocky mountains, glacial lakes and waterfalls.  It is noted for its peace, solitude and wild areas all set within a distinctive Welsh culture.  Classic mountain routes include the Snowdon Horseshoe, or Tryfan and the Glyders, as well as some of the quieter, less walked areas such as the Moelwyn and Berwen Hills.

The Yorkshire Dales
The Yorkshire Dales may lack the drama of the Lake District, but can match it for beauty and charm.  The distinctive limestone landscape offers the space to relax and enjoy the hills and dales scenery, villages and traditional way of life.
Classic routes and hills include the Three Peaks of Ingleborough, Pen y Ghent and Whernside, and gentler walking in Malhamdale and Wharfdale.

Scotland
The Highlands of Scotland are on a much grander scale.  The mountains are higher, the glens deeper and the mountain walking more adventurous and challenging.  Much of the walking is on wilder. less trod paths.  Classic mountain routes include Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Britain, and mountain ranges of Glencoe and the North West.  (Please note that because of the greater travel distances involved in the Highlands, we can only accept bookings for a minimum of 2 days)

 

                              

 

 

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