Picton

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Distance: 4.4 miles (7.1 km)
Ascent: 28 metres
Grade: 20 ()
Allow: 1h 45m to 1h 45m
Start: YHA Chester Trafford Hall
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A gentle walk across fields and along country lanes.

Ennerdale Water



Distance: 8.1 miles (13 km)
Ascent: 153 metres
Grade: 36 ()
Allow: 3h 30m to 5h 45m
Start: YHA Ennerdale
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A stunning walk around the lake, a perfect low level route or a great alternative if the weather is poor.

Friars Crag

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Distance: 2.8 miles (4.5 km)
Ascent: 56 metres
Grade: 16 ()
Allow: 1h 15m to 1h 45m
Start: YHA Keswick
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A pleasant route through the town, parks and along the shores of Derwent Water.

Lanty’s Tarn

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Distance: 3.44 miles (5.5 km)
Ascent: 248 metres
Grade: 35 ()
Allow: 1h 45m to 2h 45m
Start: YHA Helvellyn
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely route around Glenridding to a picturesque tarn.

Latrigg



Distance: 6 miles (9.7 km)
Ascent: 355 metres
Grade: 41 ()
Allow: 3h 15m to 5h
Start: YHA Keswick
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A walk to a single hilltop with stunning views of Keswick, Derwent Water and the Lake District beyond.

Hawkshead village

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Distance: 3.2 miles (5.1 km)
Ascent: 85 metres
Grade: 18 ()
Allow: 1h 15m to 2h 15m
Start: YHA Hawkshead
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
Explore the historic village of Hawkshead.

Tarn Hows

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Distance: 7.2 miles (11.6 km)
Ascent: 303 metres
Grade: 38 ()
Allow: 3h 30m to 5h 30m
Start: YHA Hawkshead
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
This walk heads to the stunning Tarn Hows before passing through picturesque Hawkshead.

Fairfield Horseshoe

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Distance: 13.5 miles (21.7 km)
Ascent: 1103 metres
Grade: 77 ()
Allow: 7h 45m to 12h
Start: YHA Ambleside
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A long and strenuous, but fairly straightforward walk around scenic Lake District peaks.

Loughrigg Fell

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Distance: 8.5 miles (13.7 km)
Ascent: 490 metres
Grade: 49 ()
Allow: 4h 30m to 7h
Start: YHA Ambleside
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely walk including a low level peak providing stunning views across the Lake District, a cave, a country estate and the shops and cafés of Ambleside.

Easington

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Distance: 3.2 miles (5.1 km)
Ascent: 83 metres
Grade: 26 ()
Allow: 1h 15m to 2h 30m
Start: YHA Slaidburn
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A lovely route with views over Slaidburn and surrounding fells.

Otterspool

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Distance: 9.7 miles (15.6 km)
Ascent: 90 metres
Grade: 33 ()
Allow: 3h 30m to 5h 45m
Start: YHA Liverpool Albert Dock
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A long walk beside the Mersey and back through city parks and streets.

Liverpool, trade history

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Distance: 3.4 miles (5.5 km)
Ascent: 45 metres
Grade: 13 ()
Allow: 1h 15m to 2h
Start: YHA Liverpool Albert Dock
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A tour through Liverpool’s history as a nineteenth-century global trade hub.

Liverpool, The Beatles

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Distance: 3.6 miles (5.8 km)
Ascent: 58 metres
Grade: 14 ()
Allow: 1h 15m to 2h 15m
Start: YHA Liverpool Albert Dock
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A Fab Four tour taking in some of Liverpool’s Beatles Landmarks.

Manchester City Tour

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Distance: 3.4 miles (5.5 km)
Ascent: 29 metres
Grade: 13 ()
Allow: 1h 15m to 2h 15m
Start: YHA Manchester
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A sightseeing and shopping tour around Manchester City Centre.

Green Gable and Great Gable

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Distance: 5.7 miles (9.2 km)
Ascent: 748 metres
Grade: 65 ()
Allow: 4h to 6h
Start: YHA Honister Hause
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A spectacular walk taking in the pyramidal Great Gable with views into Wasdale, Ennerdale, Buttermere and Borrowdale

Fleetwith Pike

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Distance: 3.2 miles (5.1 km)
Ascent: 356 metres
Grade: 48 ()
Allow: 2h to 3h
Start: YHA Honister Hause
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
A single peak walk through mining heritage to an awesome viewpoint over Buttermere.

Nether Wasdale

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Distance: 3.6 miles (5.8 km)
Ascent: 78 metres
Grade: 27 ()
Allow: 1h 30m to 2h 30m
Start: YHA Wasdale Hall
Region:

YHA Festival of Walking
This walk strolls through the former estate of Wasdale Hall and the stunning Lake District countryside.
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