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All 2020 events

  • 18 July 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Wordsworth's Hawkshead

    Discover Wordsworth's Hawkshead and learn about one of England's finest Romantic poets. A joint walk with Wordsworth Grasmere. Participants on this walk will receive a voucher for discounted entry to Dove Cottage, gardens and museum, valid for two weeks.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Easy

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    Navigation Skills for Women

    Head outdoors Head outdoors in the Lake District to learn basic navigation skills in small, friendly groups. Map and compass provided. Adult women only.

    Location: Ullswater area

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    Guided Walk
    Eycott Hill

    Discover this nationally important upland nature reserve, its geology, rare habitats and fantastic plant and wildlife species. Amazing views with little height gain!

    Grade: Easy plus

    easy walks
  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Fairfield Horseshoe

    A circular hike on one of Lakeland's most iconic horseshoe routes. Stunning views on a clear day.

    Location: Near Ambleside

    Grade: Very hard

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    Guided Walk
    Wordsworth's Hawkshead- Afternoon

    Discover Wordsworth's Hawkshead and learn about one of England's finest Romantic poets. A joint walk with Wordsworth Grasmere. Participants on this walk will receive a voucher for discounted entry to Dove Cottage, gardens and museum, valid for two weeks.

    Location: Hawkshead

    Grade: Easy

    easy walks
  • 19 July 2020

  • Monk Coniston

    Guided Walk
    Monk Coniston Tree Walk

    Follow the path from Coniston Water to Tarn Hows through Monk Coniston with its amazing trees. Returning by beautiful Tom Gill and Yewdale.

    Grade: Moderate

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    Guided Walk
    Helvellyn from Swirls

    Follow Helvellyn Gill up to the summit with its dramatic and wide-ranging views. Descend by Birk Side returning by the forest path above Thirlmere. Includes one Wainwright.

    Location: Near Thirlmere

    Grade: Very hard

  • 21 July 2020

  • Esk Estuary

    Guided Walk
    Esk Estuary Escapade

    Follow the estuary upstream to discover plants, wildlife and landscape of this stunning coastal area. Return by Muncaster Castle and Roman remains.

    Location: Ravenglass

    Grade: Easy plus

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  • 22 July 2020

  • Eskdale Mill

    Guided Walk
    Eskdale Family Wander

    A delightful walk along the beautiful Esk valley to visit historic sites including Eskdale Mill, one of the oldest water-powered mills in England. Entrance to mill not included. All welcome, not just families.

    Location: Boot

    Grade: Easy plus

    easy walks
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    Guided Walk
    Lowther Loop

    Discover this beautiful and tranquil walk in a less-visited area of the Lake District.

    Grade: Moderate

  • 23 July 2020

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    Guided Walk
    Miterdale to Eskdale

    Delightful walk along River Mite valley to visit stone circles and old mine workings above Eskdale. Return by Blea Tarn. Stunning views along the route.

    Location: Eskdale

    Grade: Moderate

  • 24 July 2020

  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Yew Beauty!

    A short walk through beautiful National Trust owned Yewdale Woods, returning along the Cumbria Way to Coniston.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Easy plus

    easy walks
  • Group of walkers resting on a grassy hill with fells in the background

    Guided Walk
    Wordsworth's Grasmere

    Discover Wordsworth's Grasmere and learn about one of England's finest Romantic poets. On this walk you'll discover Grasmere’s hidden footpaths and stumble across a spectacular waterfall while learning about William and Dorothy Wordsworth’s lives and writing. You’ll explore the places they wrote about and hear their words aloud while enjoying breathtaking views of the surrounding fells. A partnership walk with Wordsworth Grasmere. Participants on this walk will receive a voucher for discounted entry to Dove Cottage, gardens and museum, valid for two weeks.

    Grade: Easy plus

    easy walks
  • 25 July 2020

  • Coppermines view

    Guided Walk
    Coppermines Valley and Levers Water

    Walk through the fascinating Coppermines Valley to Red Dell and Levers Water returning by Boulder Valley.

    Location: Near Coniston

    Grade: Moderate

  • Blencathra

    Guided Walk
    Blencathra Summit

    Walk to Blencathra's summit via Bannerdale Crags and Glenderamackin Coll. Return via Scales Fell. Three Wainwright summits to bag!

    Location: Near Keswick

    Grade: Very hard

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