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Guided walks and Lake District Guides

guided hiking days

bespoke guided walking

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. 



1 person: £180

2 people: £90pp

 3 people: £70pp 

4 people: £55pp

5 people: £50pp

6 people: £45pp

7 people: £42pp

8 people: £40pp


Experience the great outdoors like never before with our bespoke guided hiking adventures. Whether you're an avid hiker or a first-timer, our expert guides are here to curate a unique hiking experience that matches your interests, fitness level, and desired pace. Get ready to explore breathtaking trails, soak in the natural beauty, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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.


 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 


Customised Adventures

Your adventure, your way. Our bespoke hiking experiences are crafted to align with your preferences, whether you seek challenging ascents, leisurely nature walks, or panoramic viewpoints.

Experienced Guides

Our certified guides are seasoned outdoor enthusiasts with extensive knowledge of the local terrain. They are passionate about sharing their expertise and ensuring a safe and enjoyable hiking experience.

Safety First

Your well-being is our top priority. Our guides are trained and equipped with essential gear to guarantee a secure journey.

Diverse Trails

From lush forests and serene lakesides to rugged mountain paths, our hiking adventures offer a diverse range of landscapes, providing something for everyone.

Educational Insights

Learn about the local flora, fauna, and geological features from our knowledgeable guides, adding an enriching layer to your hiking experience.

Guided Walking Days - Lake District Mountaineering

Here are some recommendations based on peoples' popular choices:

Scafell Pike


Great Gable


Langdale Pikes

Fairfield Horseshoe

Crinkle Crags & Bowfell



And more!


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

A guided walking day is 5+ hours long.  We meet for 9:00am and should arrive back at the cars for 3:00-4:00pm - the length of this day means we can reach the high fells and provide a full itinerary.


Qualified Guides

Our certified guides bring a wealth of experience and a deep knowledge of the local terrain, ensuring a safe and enriching hiking experience.

Varied Trails for All Levels

From gentle nature walks to challenging ascents, we offer a range of trails suitable for different fitness levels and preferences..

Stunning Natural Beauty

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes, from lush forests and cascading waterfalls to panoramic viewpoints that offer unparalleled vistas.

Private Days 

Each walk is tailored to you and your group.  We provide a guide for you and your group only and each day is focussed on delivering what you need, with our full attention. 


1:8 Ratio

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


A party larger than 8 will require multiple guides - we can accommodate for 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 just 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 (30-40L)


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 and this will differ depending on the walk ad area chosen

Dates on request


Please use the contact form or email us to enquire and we can organise a guided day based on your availability (and ours)


We can supply additional instructors for larger groups - 1:8 ratio for safety in this terrain 

Buttermere Guided Walks


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

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