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Guided Walking in Britain and Ireland

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 Lake District or walk by scenic lakes and visit the attractive villages of Grasmere and Hawkshead. 

2020  Dates: One week walking holidays start Saturdays from May - September

High Season prices start from 815 GBP (Great Britain Pounds) per person for one week based on double occupancy  (approximately $1385 Cdn)
Non-member associate fee            10 GBP per person.
Single rooms with no single supplement are offered but with limited availability.

Seven nights first class accommodation with private bath
Three meals a day
Guided walking programme with a choice of three walks daily
Transportation in conjunction with the walks

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..
    ACCOMMODATION: MONK CONISTON is a romantic Gothic style Country House hote complete with a minstrels' gallery and+ ornate public rooms.  Once owned by Beatrix Potter, this historic building occupies a premier Lake District location with lovely grounds including a walled garden. There are glorious views of Conistonwater lake.

    All meals are included with a hot or cold breakfast buffet, a generous self-select picnic lunch and a hearty three-course evening meal. There is always a vegetarian option...
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