Programme of Events

Saturday 25th May

The Bannisdale Horseshoe

A strenuous walk of about 12 miles and 1500ft of ascent around a classic lakeland horseshoe.

Wild and Well Swim Hike - Haweswater

A strenuous walk of about 7 miles and 2700ft of ascent with an opportunity to swim in Small Water.

Kent Nature Walk

A short walk along the Kent to view wildlife.

Grange over Sands and Hampsfell loop

An easy/moderate walk of about 6 miles taking in the sweeping vista of Morecambe Bay.

Troutbeck, Baystones and Wansfell Pike

A strenuous walk of 8.5 miles and 1800ft of ascent with great views of Windermere.

Farleton Knott and Canal

A moderate walk of 6.5 miles to Farleton Knott to see the Limestone Pavement.

Accessible Sizergh Estate

An easy stroll of up to 2 miles through the heart of the Sizergh Estate on well surfaced tracks.

Evening event at the Brewery - Edie

A special screening for the walking festival - Edie packs her old camping bag to go on an adventure she never got to have in 40 years tending her husband. Starts at 5:00pm.  Book direct with the brewery by clicking HERE.

Sunday 26th May

Helm Crag - Grasmere

An easy / moderate walk of 6 miles from Grasmere to the Lion and the Lamb.

Cautley Spout and the Calf - Sedbergh

A fantastic walk of 6.5 miles around the Howgills seeing Cautley Spout waterfall in all it’s glory.

Scout Scar from Kendal

A moderate circular walk from Kendal along Scout Scar and back.

Hill and Health navigation - Newbiggin

A moderate walk of about 9.5 miles with the opportunity of learning basic navigation skills.

Staveley, Windermere and Orrest Head

A moderate linear walk of about 7 miles from Staveley to Orrest Head - Wainwright's famous viewing point.

Arnside Knott

A moderate walk of 5.5 miles to Arnside Knott with panoramic views of the Lakeland Fells.

Staveley Woodlands Walk with Cumbria Wildlife Trust

A moderate walk of 3 miles (some steep sections) learning about the woodlands.

Accessible Sizergh Estate

An easy stroll of up to 2 miles through the heart of the Sizergh Estate on well surfaced tracks.

Monday 27th May

The Fairfield Horseshoe

A strenuous walk of 12 miles and 3700ft of ascent around possibly the most famous Lakeland Horseshoe.

The Kentmere Round

A strenuous walk of 13.5 miles around the Kentmere Horseshoe.

Cowgill, Dent and Sedbergh

A moderate walk of 5 or 10 miles by the River Dee.

Foulshaw Moss with Cumbria Wildlife Trust

An easy, wheelchair friendly  walk of 1.25 miles viewing Ospreys, Lizards and other wildlife in thier own habitat.

Wild and Well Swim Hike - Easedale Tarn

A moderately strenuous walk of 7.5 miles to Easdale Tarn where you will have the opportunity of cold water swimming.

Summer on the Sizergh Estate

A moderate walk of 5 miles through the Sizergh Estate taking in woodlands and limestone grasslands.

Walk Grades:

Easy - Walks with no steep ascents or descents and few stiles, taken at a leisurely pace.

Moderate - Terrain not too hilly and with only short and / or gentle ascents, through the countryside, and requiring some physical fitness.

Strenuous - Will involve long and / or steep ascents in a mountain / moorland setting, requiring a good level of fitness and some experience of hill walking.