There are many ways in which you can enjoy the splendid views and scenic vistas of the Lakes and the Yorkshire Dales and one of them is with guided walks. There is a reason why guided walks Lake District are extremely popular with people and that is because they offer incredible benefits such as:
The experience and expertise of local mountain leaders.
A safe way of exploring The Lake District and its many locations.
Local knowledge that will allow you to be geared and equipped for weather and so on.
There is also the fact that you can take in the many summits, fells and lakes of Lake District in a very planned and organised manner. Here are some of the places that you can visit…
The Old Man of Coniston (Lake District)
This fell soars to a height of around 2635 feet or 803 meters. When you choose to take on of these guided fell walks, you will be taken through some of the most interesting sites that The Old Man of Coniston has to offer such as:
800 year old copper mines.
Goat’s Water and Low Water.
The summit itself which can give you a magnificent view such of the Dow Crag and, on a clear day, a large portion of the southern Lake District.
Conquering Scafell Pike (Lake District)
At a little over 3200 feet or 978 meters, Scafell Pike is known as England’s highest mountain. There are quite a few different routes that you can take to reach its summit and hiring a guide is the best way in which you can decide which one suits your requirements:
The shortest route is around 6 miles and starts from Wasdale.
The longest route is from Langdale and spans around 14 miles.
In between you have the Borrowdale route which is around 10 miles.
Regardless of the route you choose to get to the summit, you will be rewarded by the site of many Marilyns, especially on a clear day.
The Three Peaks (Yorkshire Dales)
For those of you that want a Yorkshire Dales experience, the trio of Pen Y Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside are a fantastic option and not far from the Lakes at all. Also, depending on your ability and experience, you can certainly try and cover all three peaks in one day. Of course, with the expertise of a mountain walker guiding you, you can do this in the most exhilarating manner.
Such is the popularity of these guided walks that they attract people who are interested in testing their own skills and those who want to be completely immersed in the spectacular Northwest British outdoors in the most profound manner.
ABMountains.co.uk is a small venture run by Aled specialising in Lake District guided walks. If you want to get a memorable experience climbing Scafell Pike, scrambling in the Lake District or enjoying the Yorkshire Dales you can contact me for expert guidance.