The Cumberland Way

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


  • Lake District

  • 7 nights

  • Continuous Walks

    Iconic Paths

  • 28th May 2022 – 4th Jun 2022

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 76007

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Last Modified: 16th September 2021

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 5

Full day walks with moderate amounts of ascent and descent.

The paths are mostly good, but there may be some steep and rough ground.

Walks will last up to 6 hours and could involve as much as 750m of ascent and descent. Some walks will be less demanding.