Hike England’s Lake District and Snowdonia National Park in North Wales

Day-hike through the best of the Lake District of Cumbria in England’s far northwest, combining some of Britain’s highest peaks with lovely pastoral valleys, warm and welcoming villages and pubs. Then head west to dayhike in north Wales, a land of brooding fells and narrow glens, and explore Snowdonia National Park, Mount Snowdon and other nearby peaks, and visit historic castles, villages and countryside rich in unique Welsh culture.

Our adventure begins in the Lake District of Cumbria in England’s far north west. From centrally-located and scenic hotels, we'll day-hike up many of Britain’s highest peaks including Scafell Pike (3,209', highest in England), Helvellyn, Great Gable, Fairfield, and the Langdale Pikes. Though these peaks may seem small by comparison with our towering Cascades, make no mistake – they are plenty rugged. But that very ruggedness, in combination with the lovely pastoral valleys with their warm and welcoming pubs and cozy villages, provide a most welcoming adventure.

Next we'll be whisked west to north Wales, a land of brooding fells and narrow glens, where we find a landscape that is still quite rugged but more changed by the centuries of human habitation.  We'll also be surrounded by a new language - you may not understand Welsh, but you will know when you hear it!   From a charming village just outside the boundaries of Snowdonia National Park. we'll dayhike on the great massif of Snowdon, at 3,560 feet, the highest in Britain. We will also spend time on top of Tryfan and the Glyders (Glyder Fach and Glyder Fawr), with perhaps a visit to Conwy castle thrown in for a change of pace!

  • Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
  • Land Manager: Land Manager TBD
  • Parking Permit Required: None
  • Default Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 17
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