The Cumbria Way

Walking the Cumbria Way takes visitors into the heart of the Lake District, between Ulverston and Carlisle. This long-distance footpath passes through several popular towns like Keswick, as well as the attractive Borrowdale valleys.


  • Lake District

  • 7 nights

  • Continuous Walks

    Iconic Paths

  • 27th Aug 2022 – 3rd Sep 2022

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 76107

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Last Modified: 16th September 2021

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • Ramble the 75-mile linear trail over six days, beginning in south Cumbria and covering daily distances of around 12 miles
  • Journey from south to north, enjoying the rural charm and dramatic surroundings of this picturesque county.
  • Admire the beauty spots of the region’s unique countryside, as you hike the paths alongside Coniston and Derwent Water
  • Relish the striking views of the Langdale Pikes and climb to the summit of High Pike - the most northerly of the Lakeland peaks
  • Scale the eastern flanks of Skiddaw, one of the highest mountains in England

Our holiday walking grades


Grade 6

Full day walks with appreciable amounts of ascent and descent.

These walks are in more remote areas such as Andorra or northern Portugal.

Similar to Grade 5, but with most of the walks at the upper level of ascent/descent, time and distance.