Active Lake District Exploration this Summer


The wild beauty of Derwentwater and the Borrowdale Valley provides the perfect setting for an active family holiday.

This flexible self-drive itinerary allows families to choose which activities best suit them, be it hiking the towering fells, climbing, abseiling, ghyll scrambling, canoeing, dinghy sailing or wild swimming.

This six-night trip, priced from £595 per adult (aged 14+) / £355 per child (aged 8-13) (based on two adults sharing with one child), includes activity transfers, six nights’ B&B, four lunches (with activities only), two dinners and expert guides. Activities extra.

Start dates from 25 July to 29 August.

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Cover image: c. Alex Hare and Visit England

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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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