Organiser – Richie & Rick
Where – Shackleton Lodge (near Ambleside), on Lake Windermere, Cumbria, LA22 0HP
When – 29 Mar 2018 – 2 April 2018 (Thu-Mon)
Cost – £ 225.00 (includes 4 nights’ accommodation and the guided walks)
We will depart from London on Thursday evening and travel to our exclusive hire accommodation at Shackleton Lodge near Ambleside (Cumbria).
If you need a car share for this bank holiday trip we can help organise this for you, just email us once you book your ticket and we will reserve a place for you (first come first served basis). You are welcome to make your own way to Ambleside if you prefer.
For this Easter bank holiday weekend we have booked sole use of Shackleton Lodge in Windermere (You will need your own sleeping bag, pillows and towels). We are close to all the amenities in Ambleside, the location is also ideal for the places we will visit during the trip. The lodge is not staed so we shall be self catering meals for the duration. There is a kitchen block and a purpose built barbecue area within the grounds. Alternatively Ambleside, a brisk walk away, has lots of great eateries
Lake Windermere is a stone’s throw and the fells are on your doorstep. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings we can either eat out as a group in Ambleside or self-cater (or barbecue) at the accommodation.
After Monday’s walk, we will return to the vehicles and depart back to London – you can expect to be back in London by about 7-8pm Sunday evening.
During the long weekend we will walk to many spectacular areas and locations – our walks will be planned each day from the following:
Helvellyn – 950m (third highest mountain in England)
Loughrigg Fell & Rydal Water – 335m
Fairfield Horseshoe (includes 8 Wainwrights – Low Pike; High Pike; Dove Crag; Hart Crag; Fairfield; Great Rigg; Heron Pike; and Nab Scar)
Red Screes – 776m & Scandale Fell
Ambleside to Grasmere Low Level Walk