Wainwrights Lakeland

from £660.00

Follow in the footsteps of Alfred Wainwright and experience one of the most celebrated landscapes in the world! Wainwrights Lakeland is a magnificent route designed to show off the very best of the Lake District, all within the time of the Whitsunday holidays. Six days to tour the most celebrated national park in the UK, taking in views of every mountain, valley and lake in the park.

Wainwright fell in love with the mountains of the Lake District and devoted his life to celebrating them in his many pictorial guide books which have now been in print for over 50 years! After completing this fantastic exploration of Wainwrights favourite national park we are sure you will fall in love with the Lakes as well.

All about the Wainwrights Lakeland.

This is a challenging walk event taking you around the entire Lake District National Park. The six day walk follows the route of Alfred Wainwright’s Whitsunday walk, from which (weather permitting) you will get to see every peak, lake and valley in the Lake District! Starting in Windermere this route will take you over some classic mountain terrain, climbing the formidable Helvelyn and Striding Edge, the stunning peak of Blencathra, over Buttermere and Wasdale to England’s highest mountain, Scafel Pike and the Langdale Pikes before finishing in Ambleside for a well earned celebratory meal!

A fantastic opportunity to experience one of the most spectacular landscapes in Britain.


The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Wildlands provide the following during the tour:

  • Accommodation through out – mix of camping & indoor
  • A hearty and healthy lunch each day
  • Experienced and qualified guide
  • Full safety cover
  • Baggage transfer to finish
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

Wildlands do not include the following

  • Travel insurance
  1. 6.30 PM Meet the team

    Today you will arrive in Windermere and meet your guides and the rest of your team for the next six days. Tonight you will have a meal out in Windermere and receive a briefing from you leaders and have a last minute kit check, before getting a good nights sleep ready for the challenge ahead.

  2. 8.00 AM Day 1

Walking the Three peaks challenge on Scafell Pike i the English lake district. This is the second mountain of the Three peaks challenge and the highest in Enlgland.

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Walkers taking part in the three peaks challenge in the Lake District

Foggy conditions in the Lake District taking part in the three peaks challenge event. Here the team are on their way to the summit of Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England.