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South Lake District


This walking location overlooks Coniston Water (lake) with stunning mountain views.  On the walks you can ascend the famous summits of the Old Man of Coniston and the Langdale Pikes.  Walk by lakes and tarns and visit the attractive villages of Grasmere and Hawkshead. 

2018  Dates: One week walking holidays start Saturdays from May - September

Prices start at:785 GBP   per person for one week based on double occupancy.
Single rooms with no single supplement are offered but with limited availability.
Non-member associate fee is 10 GBP per person.

Walkers stay at the same hotel for a week. Days start and end with a short bus ride so the walks are in the most spectacular parts of the region.  Three different guided walks are offered each day. You choose according to your fitness and ability. You can change walking levels each day if you wish.

A choice of three guided walks is offered each day.

  • Low level walks: 6 9 miles                         12500 ft of ascent.
  • Medium walks   7 10.5 miles                      2550 ft of ascent
  • Harder walks     8.5 12.5  miles                   3800 ft of ascent

    When you are not walking:  Discover the area's literary connections with Wordsworth, Ruskin and Beatrix Potter. 

    Hotel:   MONK CONISTON i
    s a romantic Gothic style Country House, complete with a minstrels' gallery, ornate public rooms and a traditional 17th century barn for activities.  Once owned by Beatrix Potter, this historic  building is leased from the National Trust and occupies a premier Lake District location with lovely grounds including a walled garden. There are glorious  views of Conistonwater and the surrounding fells. All meals are included with a generous self-select picnic lunch and three-course evening meal including a vegetarian option...

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