The Lake District is the ultimate getaway: peppered with stunning villages, historical castles and beautiful scenery, the Lakes makes for a great outdoor adventure.
The Lake District is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, recognised for its natural beauty and popularity. With 15.8 million hikers, climbers and nature enthusiasts visiting its scenery every year, walking the Lake District is a lovely way to step away from city life.
It is home to Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain standing at 978 metres tall, which attracts walkers from around the globe to tackle its steep paths. Perfect for families and people who prefer downtime in peace and quiet.
This 3 day tour provides you two nights 4 star accommodation, giving you plenty of time to take in what the Lake District has to offer.
The guided package includes the Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour, bed and breakfast, and is a small group experience that's limited to 16 people. This is a great way to see the Lake District.
The Lake District is open to the public 24/7. With no gates or barriers, you’re free to come and go as you please. The Visitor Centre is open 9:30 am – 5:30 pm, 7 days a week in April – October, and 10 am – 4:30 pm, 7 days a week, November – March.
There are lots of events and festivals held each year in the Lake District, so be sure to check out what’s on when you’re planning your trip. From agricultural shows and Christmas markets to beer festivals and Farmer’s markets, you can get involved with loads of different things.
If you’re an experienced walker looking for a challenge, the Lake District offers them in abundance. The Fairfield Horseshoe begins and ends in Rydal, is about 10 miles long and takes approximately 6 hours to complete. Helvellyn ridge walk which is said to be the best ridge walk in the area.