The Cumberland Way

From coast to hill country, under the shadows of the high peaks


  • England

  • 7 nights

  • Full Board

  • Continuous Walks

    Iconic Paths

  • 8th May 2021 – 15th May 2021

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 76007

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Last Modified: 18th October 2020

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • The 62 mile walk takes you on a west to east route from Ravenglass, where the Lake District meets the sea
  • You’ll cover the route over 6 days, with between 9 and 13 miles covered daily
  • Pass stunning scenery over Black Sail Pass for views of the high peaks (Great Gable, Scafell Pike, Pillar and Haystacks)
  • Ascend the Castlerigg stone circle with views to Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite Lake

Our holiday walking grades


Grade 4

Full and half day walks at a moderate pace over hilly terrain.

Most of these holidays have an element of sightseeing as well.

Half day walks will probably involve about 3 hours of walking, with full day walks having around 5 hours. Expect ascents and descents of up to 600m.