GUIDED WALKING

Lake District I Yorkshire Dales I Peak District I Snowdonia I Scotland

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Bespoke & Private Guiding Options - Visit the Open Events for scheduled walks, challenges and courses

Our speciality is hosting guided walks, and we pride ourselves on having offered hundreds of fun, educational and safe guided walks for groups of all sizes across the UK. Whether you're new to hillwalking or simply want someone to take the lead then a day out with one of our guides is money well spent. 

On this page you will find information on the more popular options we get asked to guide regularly, with Scafell Pike, Snowdon, Helvellyn and Ben Nevis all being top of the list. If you just want a day out but don't know where, then we're more than happy to make some recommendations. All our walks can be organised on a bespoke basis for any group size or you can join one of our Open Events.

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We've teamed up with our friends over at LightUpU to bring you the LMG Night Series. Throughout the year we have a line up of fun sunrise, sunset and night walks for you to enjoy, all under the guidance of a qualified mountain leader. 

Get a free headtorch from LightUpU with your first Night Series event booking. 

THE LAKE DISTRICT

The Lake District National Park can be found in Cumbria, which is nestled in the North West of England. The Lake District is best known for it's literary associations, incredible collection of Lakes, Waters and Meres, and of course - the fells (mountains!). The Lake District offers walking opportunities for people of all abilities. Whether you're seeking panoramic vistas from peaks like Scafell Pike or Great Gable, or exhilarating scrambles to the lofty tops of mountains such as Helvellyn or Blencathra - the Lake District really does have it all.

Below is some information on some of the more popular guided walks we offer in the Lake District.

Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in England, and with that probably the most popular fell walked in the district. Standing at a lofty 978m tall on the southern end of the rugged central fells, it hosts some incredible views. 

Although popular, this peak can be notorious for confusing the unprepared and inexperienced with it's blank featureless summit plateau. 

Helvellyn is the third highest mountain in England. Standing tall in the eastern part of the Lake District, this mountain has an entire range of hills named after it. Although surrounded by rolling grassy hills unlike those found in the central lake district, Helvellyn's eastern flank takes a different form. Here we have the rocky aretes of Striding and Swirral Edge, two incredible scrambling experiences.

Although not quite making the 900m mark (868m) this peak still has huge popularity. It has 6 separate summits, but the highest is Hallsfell Top which is marked with a modest trig circle. Blencathra is bound by steep grassy slopes, although this trend is broken when looking at Sharp Edge and Halls Fell Ridge. These two rocky aretes create probably the best scrambling experience for a walker in the Lake District

Other popular walks include:

The Coledale Horseshoe

The Langdale Pikes

The Old Man of Coniston

Great Gable

Pillar via the High Level Route

Skiddaw via Ullock Pike

Email us for more info on these routes. 

OTHER POPULAR MOUNTAIN WALKS

SNOWDONIA

Situated in the north west of Wales is the Snowdonia National Park. Much like the mountains of the Lake District, the mountains of Snowdonia are varied and offer adventures for all. The park hosts 15 peaks all over 3000ft, and there is even a challenge to try and walk them all in less than 24 hours. The most famous peak, and probably one of the most visited mountains in the world is the highpoint - Snowdon. The rugged nature of Snowdonia also offers some amazing scrambling opportunities for walkers, and it is home to what was voted as Britian's favorite peak, Tryfan. Below are some of the more popular walks and scrambles we provide in Snowdonia: 

With no less than 8 routes to the summit, it's own railway line and a cafe on the summit, this really is a mountain like no other! Snowdon stands at 1,085m tall, and each year an estimated 450K people visit. 

Despite this, Snowdon is a mountain which often features in mountain rescue reports so hiring a guide to get you up and down safely isn't a bad decision.

Tryfan is simply sensational. A huge shark fin of rock standing tall above the Ogwen valley. For a scrambler it is a playground, and you could ascend it 100 times and take a new route every time. The scrambling starts within 20 minutes of the car, and continues right to the top - it really is an excellent experience. If energy and experience allows the day can continue up on to the Glyderau where popular peaks such as Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr can be walked

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SCOTLAND

Scotland is the home of some of the finest mountain scenery in the world, let alone the UK. Although quite a journey for many, once there you will not regret visiting. The National Parks in Scotland make areas such as the Lake District look like a playground as they are just so unbelievably vast. Whether you're seeking rugged peaks such as those found in Glencoe or sweeping mountains such as those in the Cairngorms, Scotland really won't fail to impress. 

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Standing at 1,345m above Fort William in the Western Highlands, this mountain deservedly sits on the tick list of pretty much every hillwalker. It is the feature of numerous challenge events, the most popular being the National 3 Peaks Challenge. This huge mountain certainly has it's challenges, with navigating it's vast summit plateau being one of them - especially when Scottish weather makes an appearance.

Ben Macdui is the Britain's second highest mountain. Situated in the Cairngorms National Park it makes up part of the Cairngorm plateau, a vast and featureless area of mountainous terrain. It is a big day walk out to Ben Macdui and then back over the summit of Cairn Gorm, but a real Scottish adventure. Be prepared to peer into the Larig Ghru and the impressive northern corries. This walk is best suited to those with good hill fitness and walking experience. 

CAIRN GORM & BEN MACDUI
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The Isle of Skye holds something for everyone, but what it is really famous for is the world-class scrambling and climbing on the Cuillin Ridge. Whether you're keen to explore bits of the ridge or do an entire traverse our experienced guides can help make this sensational Scotish adventure happen.