United Kingdom·July 15 - 17 2025

Supreme Lake District: Langdale Valley and Scafell Pike

Explore the Delightful Langdale Valley, Climb Scafell Pike, Enjoy Lake District Hospitality

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Overview

Forge stronger connections, boost productivity and enjoy an awesome challenge on this short format adventure in the Langdale Valley. The Lake District is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, with its pristine lakes, rolling hills, rugged fells and picturesque villages. At the heart of the Lake District is the Langdale Valley, one of the most scenic parts of the UK; perfectly epitomising the beauty and tranquility of the Lake District National Park, home to the famous Langdale Pikes and some of the best day walks and wild swims imaginable. One of the best places to hike in the U.K. and super accessible from London; trains run to Windermere from Euston Station via Oxenhome in just over 3 hours - ideal for a short immersion in nature that feels a millions miles from the hustle and bustle of our cities. Formattable as a 3 day, 2 night adventure, or a 2 day and 1 night adventure, this short format Lake District adventure will see participants hike one half day and one full day with the main objective being to hike to the summit of Scafell Pike, the highest point in the Lake District and England.

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Highlights

Climb Harrison Stickle and See Stickle Tarn

Climb Harrison Stickle and See Stickle Tarn

Enjoy some of the best views in the Lake District

Enjoy Better Conversations

Enjoy Better Conversations

Discover the power of walking and talking in beautiful nature.

Climb England's Highest Mountain, Scafell Pike

Climb England's Highest Mountain, Scafell Pike

Hike to to the summit of Scafell Pike from the Langdale Valley - the perfect centrepiece to any Lake District adventure.

Experience Lake District Hospitality

Experience Lake District Hospitality

Time slows down in the Lake District. Enjoy local produce in beautiful scenery.

Meet the Team

Oliver Browne

Oliver Browne

Oliver is the Founder of True Summit Adventures, a certified Mountain Leader and an experienced alpinist and adventurer.


He has climbed Scafell Pike, dozens of times and is no stranger to endurance challenges, having rowed the Atlantic in 2023 in the Talisker Atlantic Challenge, coming 2nd in race in the 8th fastest time of all time.

James Bell

James Bell

James Bell is a certified Mountain Leader, an accomplished alpinist, rock climber and one of the most positive people you will ever meet.


Originally from the Midlands, James moved to Glasgow to be closer to the mountains of Scotland and the Lake District and is usually found rock climbing on the famous crags and peaks of the western Highlands when not on expedition.

Callum Lees-Walsh

Callum Lees-Walsh

Callum joins True Summit Adventures with a wealth of experience.


Callum is a paramedic with the London Ambulance Service and an experienced adventurer and outdoor instructor.


With his infectious enthusiasm and distinctly caring manner he is the perfect accompaniment to this adventure.

Itinerary

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Arrival to the Lake District, Climb Harrison Stickle

Arriving to Windermere Station by 11am we make the swift transfer to the Langdale Valley and get settled at the team hotel.

Here we enjoy lunch and an introduction to our Lake District adventure and time together.

After lunch we don our hiking boots and head out on a short hike of c. 4.5 hours to top of Harrison Stickle, 732m. 

Starting at the New Dungeon Ghyll we follow the Stickle Ghyll (stream) upwards to the Stickle Tarn, a large freshwater lake 475m above the Langdale Valley. 

From here we continue upwards to the summit of Harrison Stickle and enjoy far reaching views of the Lake District.

Descending back to the New Dungeon Ghyll we stop for refreshments before heading back to the accommodation and dinner.



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Day 2 - Climb Scafell Pike, Celebration Dinner

Today we ascend Scafell Pike, 978m, the most famous mountain in the Lake District and one of the celebrated in the UK.

Often climbed as part of the National Three Peaks Challenge it makes for an epic stand alone hike, while climbing from the Langdale Valley adds to the challenge as the approach is longer, but more rewarding!

Beginning at the famous Old Dungeon Ghyll hotel, the walk takes us past notable Lake District landmarks, including Angle Tarn, Bowfell, and Esk Hause.

The hike is manageable for anyone with average fitness and the views on the walk and from the summit of Scafell Pike are out-of-this world.

Descending back to the Old Dungeon Ghyll, we stop at the famous climbers bar and enjoy the hospitality and before heading back to our accommodation for a celebration dinner.

Distance: 20km+

Hiking time: 8 hours+

*This hike can be scaled back if it is likely to be too much for any members of the group.

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Day 3 - Morning Activities, Depart to Windermere

Our final morning in the Lake District before boarding the transport back to Windermere Station for trains to Oxenholme and beyond.

There is an opportunity to visit the local town of Ambleside, or one of the many Lake District museums, wild swimming spots or a final hike.



Where you'll be staying

Langdale Hotel and Spa

Langdale Hotel and Spa

The Langdale Hotel & Brimstone Spa is the perfect Lake District hideaway, and a base to explore this beautiful part of the world.  Ideally located in the centre of the Langdale Valley, the hotel offers 4-star accommodation in a resort setting with extensive leisure facilities, Stove restaurant & bar and Wainwrights' Inn, a traditional Lakeland country pub.  


Rooms: £200 per night

Old Dunegon Ghyll

Old Dunegon Ghyll

The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel and famous Climbers Bar is the ‘original’ Dale Head Inn and provides comfortable and informal accommodation at the end of the Langdale Valley. 


Rooms: £130-150 night

New Dungeon Ghyll

New Dungeon Ghyll

 Originally a farmhouse The New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel takes its name from its position at the foot of the deep Dungeon Ghyll. 


Rooms: c. £200 per night

What's Included

What's Included

Transfers to the Langdale Valley

Certified Mountain Leaders

1 or 2 Night's Accommodation on a Full Board Basis

Transport to the Lake District

Alcoholic Drinks

Book Your Adventure

Ultimate Lake District

FROM$1,804.95/pp

FAQs

To make the full hike to Scafell Pike, participants should be comfortable walking for 6 to 7 hours with regular breaks. Shorter variations on the full distance will also be possible.

April to September provides the best chance of good weather in the Lake District, but this remains one of the wettest areas in the UK so pack your waterproofs in case of rain. 

Supreme Lake District: Langdale Valley and Scafell Pike

United Kingdom· July 15 - 17 2025· 2 nights

FROM$1804/pp