Upland walk in the Lakes

Suitable for


Group size


Ideal length

1 day

When to go

All year round


From £20pp

This adventure takes place near Rydal (Cumbria), a pretty market town at the heart of Lake District National park. This is the perfect activity for those seeking beautiful mountain views and a gentle five hours of walking. 

On the day you can expect your guide to meet you at 9.00am at your accommodation or in Rydal centre.

From there you will set off on this magnificent circular ridge route, taking in 8 peaks, including Fairfield (873m). The views across the Lake District are breath-taking, making it a classic local walk. Your guide will share stories and local folk lore, giving you a unique insight into the history of this famous National Park.

All in all this is a fantastic option because it’s very easy to organize and requires minimal kit or fitness. We recommend you first contact the guide to agree a date, then book your accommodation. Adventure sorted!

Your guide

Sean Bolland

Sean Bolland is a fantastic Mountain Leader and always out and about leading groups in the mountains. Passionate about sharing with clients his love for the outdoors, he's a joy to be with and you're guaranteed a lovely day out. The Lake District is his home, so who better to discover this amazing place with.

Additional info

Optional extras include free pickup from Oxenholme train station in the morning.

Please note you have to be 18 years or over to book this adventure (unless you're accompanied by a parent or guardian).

Wilderness Now does not provide this activity. It acts as agent facilitating your entry into a contract in respect of this activity, which is provided by Sean Bolland.


  • Kit for borrowing
  • Option for pickup from bus/train/airport
  • Transport during the adventure

Not Included

  • Meals/ drinks

How to get there

Train to Rydal

London Euston to Oxenholme and then change for Windermere. Take the 555 bus to Rydal.

Car to Rydal

London to Rydal is a 5 hour drive via the M40 and M6. Leave the M6 at Junction 36 onto the A590.

Where to stay

For a chic spa hotel experience then try Rothay Garden Hotel in Grasmere, from £110/person. Call 01539 435334. 

For a beautiful and friendly lodge experience then Heidi’s Grasmere Lodge in Grasmere is lovely, from £35/person. Call 07743 827252.

Client reviews

Sean led me on a full day hike starting in Grasmere in the Lakes. Even though the weather and terrain was very mixed, I felt safe and Sean helped me with the more challenging aspects helping to motivate me! I was rewarded with spectacular views and an enormous sense of achievement.

Sarah (Winchester)
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