cumbria & lake district walks...

Cumbria and the Lake District is home to some of the most famous walking routes in England.  The Coast to Coast route often called C2C starts from the west coast and heads eastward through Alston, England's highest market town.  Scafell Pike, England's highest mountain, has many routes to it's summit, catering for walkers of mixed abilities.  For many walkers who visit the area, the Wainwright walks are their challenge accompanied by his hand drawn, illustrated guide books. 

If you are looking to explore the area on foot Golakes has a selection of walks for all abilities.  Using the search below you can look for walks that meet your requirements.  If you are interetsed in the long distance, multi-day walking routes then our route planner can help you find and book accommodation along the way.

Multi-day & long distance walks

Multi-day routes from National Trails to bespoke routes written for Cumbria Tourism. 

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Day walks search

Search day walking routes by location or route difficulty. For specific route searches use the keyword search.

  • Route Essentials

    • Enter a place name on the route
  • Location

  • Route Difficulty

  • Total ascent

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Browse details of walking routes in Cumbria.

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