Walk up Haystacks and Fleetwith Pike from Buttermere

Best Walks from Buttermere

Buttermere is one of the few Lakeland valleys that needs little introduction. Its natural beauty draws visitors from far and wide, and rightly so. While the lake and village share the Buttermere name, the parish extends to encompass Crummock Water and the smaller settlements of Brackenthwaite and Gatesgarth. Buttermere village is sandwiched between the two …

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Scramble up Helvellyn via Striding Edge

Best Walks from Glenridding and Patterdale

Glenridding and Patterdale are two small villages close to each other at the southern end of Ullswater in the Lake District. Glenridding is Cumbric in origin, with it’s name loosely meaning Bracken Glen. *Redïn, meaning ‘ferns, bracken’ (or rhedyn in Welsh), and *glinn, ‘valley’ or glen. Patterdale is simply Saint Patrick’s Dale. What’s In Glenridding and Patterdale?  Glenridding …

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Best Walks from Llangollen

The picturesque town of Llangollen can be found in the county of Denbighshire in North East Wales, and falls within the Clwydian and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Sitting alongside the River Dee, with the Eglwyseg mountain to the north and Berwyn Mountains to the south, the setting is as stunning as you …

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Best Walks From Bowness and Windermere in the Lake District

Best Walks From Grasmere

Grasmere is regarded as the Lake District’s most visited village, mainly thanks to it’s most famous resident who made it the location of his first family home from 1799 to 1808, poet laureate Williams Wordsworth. It is found at the centre of the Lakes and takes it’s name from the nearby lake Grasmere, it also …

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Best Walks from Llanberis

While the Snowdonia village of Llanberis may boast by far the easiest route up Snowdon, it also has its share of quiet, easy and more challenging walks if only you know where to look! Here’s a selection of walks that vary from lakeside walks, easy low level walks, waterfall walks, hill walks and walks through …

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Snowdonia Walks from Betws-y-Coed

There are many circular walks from Snowdonia’s Betws-y-coed, not surprising considering the number of lakes near Betws-y-coed such as Llyn Elsi and Llyn Parc. Nestling in the Gwydyr Forest, walks are usually either through the trees, a river walk or involve a lake or two. More often than not, you’ll get the lot! With waterfalls …

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Walk up Crimpiau from Capel Curig Eryri

Snowdonia Walks from Capel Curig

Capel Curig probably boasts more pubs than houses, and more walks than pubs. That makes it a great base for walking, where you can set off on a different walk every day from your doorstep. Here’s a selection of predominantly mountain walks from Capel Curig into the Carneddau, Glyderau and the Moelwynion. The Carneddau Challenge  Epic …

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Snowdonia Walks from Rhyd Ddu

Rhyd Ddu makes a great base for walking, with plenty of routes to choose from. You’ve got the Welsh Highland Railway that reaches here from Caernarfon, and onwards to Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestinog. Walks of choice from here would have to be the Nantlle Ridge and Snowdon’s south ridge. Getting there by bus is easy. …

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