Scafell Pike Tours
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Towering 978m over the surrounding lakelands, the craggy peak of Scafell Pike is England’s highest mountain and it’s long been a popular challenge for hikers. Located at the heart of the Lake District National Park, Scafell Pike is one of a string of high fells that run between Wast Water and Buttermere lakes, including the nearby High Stile, Red Pike and Great End.
Tackling the mighty peak is a manageable challenge for hikers with a reasonable fitness level and can be completed in a day. The most popular route sets out from Seathwaite and follows the scenic Corridor Route from Sty Head to Lingmell Col, before climbing to the summit of Scafell Pike – an approximately 7-hour round-trip hike.
Scafell Pike Mountain overlooks the eastern bank of Wast Water lake in the Lake District National Park.
Address: Lake District National Park, Cumbria, England
2 Tours and Activities to Experience Scafell Pike
Witness the grandeur of the Lake District’s central mountains and western fells on this full-day small-group High Mountain Passes tour from Lake Windermere. Travelling in a Mercedes Sprinter minivan, follow a route first traced by the Romans over the Wrynose and Hardknott Passes, two of Britain’s steepest. Ascend the breathtaking Lakeland fells without having to go hiking and visit Roman Hardknott Fort. After a lunch break, admire spectacular views of Wastwater before returning to Windermere via Coniston Water.
Taking safety measures
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Climbing Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain, isn’t recommended alone or without proper planning and equipment. This guided small-group full-day hike is led by a qualified mountain guide for route-planning, safety, and pointers on the views, leaving you to just enjoy the walk and scenery stress-free. Climb via the Corridor Route, and at the 3,209ft-high (978-meter) summit, admire the panoramas over forests, fells, and lakes before descending.
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What's the best way to experience Scafell Pike?
The best ways to experience Scafell Pike are:
- The High Adventure: Full Day Mountain Goat High Mountain Passes Tour
- Full-Day Scafell Pike Guided Mountain Walk
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