The Definitive Guide to Walking and Hiking in the Lake District
"Some people walk all over the world before returning to The Lake District declaring this highly varied area of fells and lakes has no equal."
"Many who go walking in the Lake District initially head for The Lake District's big four: Scafell Pike, Sca Fell, Helvellyn, Skiddaw, the only Lakeland fells to qualify as 'Munros' (over 3000ft/912m). (NB. You can do Scafell Pike and Sca Fell in the same walk if you have the stamina!)"
"But there is much more to The Lake District than these popular destinations. Keen walkers shouldn't miss the fells of the . . . "
. . and so continues the highly acclaimed go4awalk.com guide to walking in The Lake District National Park.
There is lots of information about walking the The Lake District available - but which routes are the best? Where are the best places to go and which vantage points simply shouldn't be missed?
Compiled from over 40 years experience walking in The Lake District, our walking guide details all the best routes to walk and all the best places to go. There are loads of suggestions to inspire you - which peaks to tackle next, which 'round' to complete, which 'edges' to attempt (or avoid!), which valleys to stroll through and which lakes to walk round.
More than that, it details the very best viewpoints that any self-respecting fell walker simply shouldn't miss.
The go4awalk.com guide to walking in The Lake District National Park contains all of information you need to mensure you get the most out of your stay in the Lake District. The Lake District National Park is a fantastic place to walk - have fun - and don't forget to send us your photographs
If you already know where to go and prefer to search for your own walks - go4awalk.com has thousands other walks to choose from - enter a walk or location name into our Search facility or surf one of our unique interactive walk selection maps covering the Lake District National Park:
- OS Explorer Map OL4 The English Lakes - North Western Area,
- OS Explorer Map OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern Area,
- OS Explorer Map OL6 The English Lakes - South Western Area,
- OS Explorer Map OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern Area
or Ordnance Survey Landranger Maps (pink cover):
NB. 1:25,000 scale Ordnance Survey Explorer Maps offer more detail and are therefore more suitable for walking and hiking than 1:50,000 Scale Ordnance Survey Landranger Maps