Walking in the Lake District and Scotland

On walks of up to nine miles a day, learn about the Lake District and Scotland as you follow in the footsteps of poets, enjoy engaging lectures and discover England’s rugged backbone.
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Program No. 5950RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

The Lake District National Park is the most well known in England for its highest peaks and deepest lakes, while the Scottish Southern Uplands offer lower, more rolling landscapes. Embark on a delightful walking adventure that leads you along the lakeshores, woodlands and mountaintops of these beautiful regions and delight in the panoramic views that have served as inspiration to some of the world’s greatest poets.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Challenging
Walking up to 9 miles daily, about 4-6 hours. Variable trails, from fairly even to uneven/stony. Elevations of 300-3000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Take a boat ride on the most beautiful of the Lakes — Derwentwater — before ascending the distinctive fell of Cat Bells for spectacular views.
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Romantic poets at Grasmere and Derwentwater.
  • Walk part of the upland Pennine Way National Trail, chasing the Pennine Mountain tops along the rugged backbone of England.
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