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Lake District hiking Weekend 31 August -04 September 2023

Lake District Hiking Weekend

Lake District Hiking Weekend

Here is a great opportunity to climb the highest mountain in England (Scafell Pike) and other iconic Lakeland peaks.
Numbers are restricted to 18 participants, plus our 2 guides.
You will need to be a competent hillwalker with experience of climbing some of the higher tops in Ireland.
We will be staying at the Borrowdale YHA in 2 and 4 person private rooms with bunk beds, using shared bathrooms.
Breakfasts are included in the package.
The hostel is self catering, but they do provide evening meals (not included in the price), they also have a  bar.
Keswick is about a 25 minute drive away.
It is perfectly situated for climbing Scafell Pike and other classic Lakeland Fells.
Lake District Hiking Weekend


Day 1: Drive (minibus) to Belfast and ferry to Cairnryan, drive to Borrowdale YHA.
Day 2:  Climb Scafell Pike , the highest point in England (978 metres) ascending via the corridor route and taking in some amazing Lakeland scenery. Possible descent via Great End and Grains Gill.
Day 3: Drive to Glenridding in Patterdale to climb the iconic Helvellyn (2nd highest point in England) via Striding Edge. We descend via Dollywagon Pike and Grisedale back to our start point.
Day 4: A slightly more gentle day walking around the Borrowdale Fells (or sightseeing/shopping in Keswick which has some great outdoor stores).
Day 5: Return to Dublin.
All itinereraries are dependant on the weather and subject to change.
The cost will be €650.00 per person and will include 4 nights accommodation, all transport and guide fees. It will not include food and drink (except breakfast).
To secure a place(s) on the weekend we would require a €100 deposit per person which you can select as a payment option when you book.
Lake District Hiking Weekend
If you have ever wanted to climb the highest mountain in England and to try the magnificent Striding Edge, then this weekend is for you.
Lake District Hiking Weekend