Sat, 31 Jul | Lake District National Park

Lake District - Helvellyn and Striding Edge - Spa Hotel

From £210

Time & Location

31 Jul, 10:00 – 01 Aug, 21:00
Lake District National Park, United Kingdom

About the Event

Helvellyn is so much more than England’s third-highest mountain, and it was no surprise when this route was voted Britain’s Favourite Walk in a 2017 ITV poll.

A thrilling mountain route for walkers who like living life on the edge. Helvellyn’s ridges are exciting, and a little bit scary, but great fun too.

An ascent of this 950m peak via the narrow ridge of Striding Edge is one of Britain’s most iconic mountain challenges, mixing hill walking with scrambling on a spectacular route that requires the use of hands in a few places – and a good head for heights!

IMPORTANT: If you aren’t comfortable with heights or exposed mountain terrain, this trip may not be suitable for you. 

ITINERARY

SATURDAY

Make your way to Oxenholme Lake District Station (option to take the 6 am train from Euston Station)

  • 10 am arrive at the station and meet the minibus
  • 10:30 am leave straight to our hike in Helvellyn, with a quick stop to buy a packed lunch
  • 7 pm dinner and check-in our hotel

HIKE TECHNICAL NOTE

Length:16 km/ 10 miles

Surface: Rough

Difficulty: Hard

Total Ascent:1066 meter

SUNDAY

  • 9 am Breakfast
  • 10 am Leave for our hike to Loughrigg
  • 2 pm Drive back to London with 2 or 3 service station stops
  • 7 pm Estimated time to arrive in London

HIKE TECHNICAL NOTE

Length: 9 km/ 5.5 miles

Time to complete: 3 hours

Surface: Moderate

Difficulty: Easy, mostly flat

Total Ascent: 399 meter

HOTEL

Damson Dene Spa Hotel

Free access to 

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Small Gym

TRAVEL

The minibus will not be travelling from London to the Lake District and will be waiting for you at Kendal.

Buy a one-way train ticket to meet us at Oxenholme Lake District Station before 10 am on Saturday, we cannot wait for people who miss the train, sorry.

Buy a one-way ticket to only!

We will travel together by minibus back to London

FEE

Single hotel room accommodation £266

Shared twin room £210

INCLUDED IN FEE

1 night hotel accommodation

Private minibus travel while in the Lake District

Private minibus travel return to London on Sunday

Guided hikes

NOT INCLUDED IN FEES

Meals

Travel on Saturday to the Lake District

WHAT TO BRING

Sensible sports and comfortable clothes fit for the weather

Hiking or strong walking shoes as the ground surface will be quite rough

Backpack

Refillable water bottle

Waterproof jacket as there is always a risk of rain in the UK

Hiking poles (optional)

REFUNDS

Possible up to 60 days before the trips starts.

We will make a full refund if we have to cancel for any reason, including government restrictions

You may resell your place, but speak with us first.

Terms and conditions apply, refer to our TM page for more details.

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