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Escape to the Lake District

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5 Days & 4 Nights
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Escape to the Lake District

  • Escape to the Lake District for a few days of relaxed walking
  • Follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth
  • The cosy tearooms of Ambleside and Grasmere
  • Walk to the top of Helm Crag, to see the iconic "Lion & the Lamb"
  • Overnight stays in cosy B&B's and guesthouses
Escape to the Lake District for a few days of lovely relaxed walking based in Ambleside and Grasmere. Enjoy a gentle walk along the shores of Lake Windermere to Beatrix Potter's home, an easy walk along the coffin route from Ambleside to Grasmere, and an energising but easy walk to the top of Helm Crag, where you will be surrounded by the high fells. Discover for yourself the landscapes which have influenced many poets and authors including Beatrix Potter, William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Ambleside Day 2 Beatrix Potter Walk to Wray Castle and Hill Top 9 miles / 14.5 km Day 3 Walk to Grasmere 4 miles / 6.5 km Day 4 Grasmere and Helm Crag Loop Walk 4.5 miles / 7.3 km Day 5 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 9kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 9kg is equivalent to 5.5 avocados. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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