bespoke guided walking

Lake District Mountaineering offers a guided walking service for all fells and trails.  This includes helping you with the planning stages and designing itineraries for walks suitable to your experience and skill level. 

Choose from a selection of walks, or contact us to discuss your goals. 

Instructor Ratio 1:8

Price per day

1 person: £180

2 people: £185 (£92.50pp)

3 people: £195 (£65pp)

4 people: £220 (£55pp)

5 people: £250 (£50pp)

6 people: £270 (£45pp)

7 people: £315 (£45pp)

8 people: £320 (£40pp)



LDM offers safe, fun and educational guided walks across the Lake District.  We pride ourselves on the quality of our trips and we are constantly striving to make sure our clients get the most out of their day. 

Our guides are here to offer the following during your day:

  • Interesting & safe route choices

  • Navigation skills & route finding

  • Movement coaching on rough terrain

  • Scrambling safety

  • Mountaineering advice 

  • Local area anecdotes

  • General mountain knowledge 

  • Flora & Fauna identification 

  • A safety net 

A day out in the mountains should be educational, inspirational and safe - LDM work with professional, passionate and qualified guides that have been hand selected to deliver these programmes to a high standard. 

This service is for anyone interested in hill walking and looking for advice, information, direction and coaching on the hill.


We will take care of the planning and take the pressure off - we'll do the route finding, the map reading and provide anecdotes and information about the area and the landscape.


Get off the beaten track if you prefer quieter locations, local knowledge means we know the good spots!


This is also open to seasoned walkers looking for a regular partner, walkers looking to complete a specific objective or those looking to complete the Wainwrights. We know the fells well and spend most days on the hill; use that knowledge and expertise to experience the Lakes like never before!


This service is offered year round, summer and winter.


We are keen to hear your aspirations and work with you to achieve your goals.


Here are some recommendations based on peoples' popular choices:

  • Scafell Pike

  • Helvellyn

  • Great Gable

  • Skiddaw

  • Langdale Pikes

  • Fairfield Horseshoe

  • Crinkle Crags & Bowfell

  • Haystacks

  • Grasmoor

And more!


Get in touch to discuss your booking, for ideas and even for advice and recommendations!

The price of this day is inclusive of:

  • A qualified Mountain Leader (or higher award) affiliated with Mountain Training Association 

  • Local & intimate knowledge of the venues

  • Technical equipment 

  • Professional coaching & instruction

  • A private trip - just you and your group


1:8 Ratio

Our instructors can lead up to 8 people in the mountains.


A party larger than 8 will require multiple guides - we accommodate this on enquiry. 


No experience necessary 

We can accommodate any experprience level - route choices will be discussed during the booking stage 

We can run the day in line with your experiences and skillset and tailor the day for you. 


We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage

You will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing (warm and waterproof where possible) and suitable mountain footwear (boots)

A good rucksack to carry everything you need for the day is advisable


Our venues are carefully selected and tailored to get the most out of the programme. 

We will select appropriate routes and hikes dependant on your experience and fitness. 

The meeting location will be shared during the booking stage 

All dates, courses and sessions are displayed on our booking system.  Follow the book now button to view all of our availability and book your day.

Please request a date if our calendar doesn't match your availability

For further information and enquiries, please use the contact form 

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We look forward to hearing from you and working towards your mountaineering ambitions and helping to achieve your goals. 

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