The Cumbria Way

The Cumbria Way is a linear long distance footpath in Cumbria, passing through the towns of Coniston and Keswick. It also passes through the Langdale and Borrowdale valleys.


  • England

  • 7 nights

  • Continuous Walks

    Iconic Paths

  • 1st Aug 2020 – 8th Aug 2020

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 76107

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Last Modified: 4th May 2020

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • A 74 mile linear trail, starting in Ulverston in south Cumbria, walking north to journeys end at the historic city of Carlisle
  • Walk the long distance path over 6 days, with daily distances of about 12 miles
  • Cross the low southern fells for views of Morecombe Bay before reaching Coniston Water
  • Views along The Cumbria Way vary from dramatic scenery to rural charm
  • Pass through the popular towns of Coniston and Keswick, and through the Langdale and Borrowdale valleys

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.