Walking Breaks in Borrowdale
Borrowdale, near Keswick is right bang in the heart of the Lake District and offers some of the best walks in the country. Whether you want to tackle some of the highest and most dramatic mountains or would like something more gentle and relaxing the Borrowdale Valley caters for all.
We have teamed up with the Borrowdale Gates Hotel, a hotel full of character near Grange, 4 miles from Keswick to offer a selection of walking breaks for all levels of walkers, from those with good experience in the fells to those with very little.
Each Walking Break includes the following:
- 2 nights including full Cumberland breakfast, 3 course dinner, packed lunch with tea & coffee on arrival
- No single supplement on a single room (subject to availability)
- An experienced and qualified guide for your party for 2 days to ensure you gain the most enjoyment from your walking.
Prices per person £280 per person sharing for 2 nights/2 days (3rd night optional £90). Minimum party size 4 persons
1. High Peaks of Lakeland.
For those with some experience in the fells but would like to enjoy some of the highest and best mountains in the Lake District, culminating in a walk to Scafell Pike, the highest point in England. A good breakfast and packed lunch will set you up for each day.
Day 1 Blencathra via Halls Fell, my favourite Lakeland fell via a straightforward scramble and easy descent to the west
Day 2 A climb up Scafell Pike via the famous Corridor Route returning via the delightful Sprinkling Tarn
2. Borrowdale Explorer.
A relaxed exploration of the Borrowdale valley, tailored to your party needs and experience. A good breakfast will set you up for the day and the evening meal will satisfy any appetite, if we arrive back early their may even be a home made cake!
Day 1 Dock Tarn & Watendlath. Visit two beautiful tarns tucked in to the fellside above Rosthwaite.
Day 2. Catbells & Maiden Moor via steamer. From near the hotel the steamer will take us across Derwentwater to the nearby fells
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About the Guide? Your guide will be a fully qualified Mountain Leader with a First Aid Qualification and an excellent knowledge of the area. They are there to ensure you get the most out of your days, maybe adding some tips on navigation on the way round, finding those interesting little spots with the best views and generally making the day fun but safe.