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Walking in the Lake District and cumbria

The Lake District is the UK's favourite destination for walking enthusiasts. This is due to the huge variety of walking routes, each with their own unique features.

It could be that you're looking for a challenging one day hill walk, multi day trial or a gentle stroll - the Lake District has it all. Many classic walks by Lakes or through valleys have been made famous by a host of artlicles and guide books.

Walking Activities

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Grand Day Out in Cumbria

Grand Day Out in Cumbria


Fri 14 - Sun 16 Oct 2016

Join the Grand Day Out team in Langdale for an exciting weekend including trails runs, fells runs, guided walks, cycle sportives, workshops, talks, music and general outdoor fun.

Mountain Arts Festival 2016

Mountain Arts Festival - Creative Writing Walk


Fri 21 Oct 2016

Creative writing walk with professor Terry Gifford.

Guided walk at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve

Naddles Beck Guided


Sat 5 Nov 2016

Explore the wilder side of Eycott Hill as we trek across this wonderful upland nature reserve to Naddles Beck and back. Sturdy walking or wellington boots recommended as the route is over very wet and uneven ground.

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