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Walking in the Lake District and cumbria

Cumbria & the Lake District is the UK's favourite destination for walking enthusiasts due to the huge number and variety of walking routes, each with their own unique features. Most famous walks are accessible from Cumbrian towns, and are served by public transport all year round.

It could be that you're looking for a challenging one day hill walk, multi day trial or a gentle stroll - Cumbria has it all. A host of articles and guide books, including those of the famous Lakeland fell walker Wainwright have made the many classic walks beside English Lakes and through scenic valleys famous.

Search for your perfect Lake District Cumbrian walk using our search facility below.

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Route Essentials

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Book a guided walk

Book tickets to guided walks with the
Lake District National Park

Choose from a number of different walks, check dates and book your place online with Golakes. Select from the drop-down list of all walks to see available dates.

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Cumbrian Walking Activities

Most famous Lakeland walks are accessible from Cumbrian towns, or are served by public transport all year round.

If you're looking for something of a less-strenuous level, there are walking routes suitable for the whole family, including those that will accommodate buggies, wheelchairs and walking aids.

Walking Events

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You've booked your accommodation. Now for the fun part, how should you fill your time here? If you like walking and like to meet other people that do the same, then you're in the right place.

Check out our events calendar to see what walking events are taking place around the county during your visit.

Grab those walking boots and let’s get going.


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