Hiking Highs

Hiking Highs is the Lake District's most uplifting walking and hiking guiding company in the UK

Feed your soul and be guided by the most knowledgeable and friendly walking and hiking guides in the Lakes to get your Hiking Highs all day long.

Your days in the fells will be tailored to you and your friends. All our walking days and multiday walking breaks are guided with our superb team of qualified Mountain Leaders who are a fountain of knowledge of the Lake District valleys and fells. We are all passionate about our area and hope to share this with you alongside our own tales of the fells. Please browse through our one day adventures and walking breaks to be tempted into something a little bit different... some of our routes will not be found anywhere else as they are designed by our lead guide and inspiration behind Hiking Highs, Nicky Sproson.

When booking with us, we discuss which route would be best of your group based on previous experience in the outdoors and fitness levels of the group. Your day could be split, some walk the valleys whilst others head high up into the Lake District mountains so everyone enjoys their day out to the full.

Hiking Highs are here to make this YOUR adventure!

Latest News

My 2022 Lakeland 50 Journey

So, a busy Spring, even busier June and a crazy busy July finished with a fun day out selling running poles at the Lakeland 50 & 100 Ultra Trail registration tent… the question was: to do the 50 or not to do the 50!!? 🤔

June's Gold NNAS Navigation

Hiking Highs put on a great Gold NNAS Navigation course, with all students passing with flying colours!

Featured Adventures

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Scafell Pike (From Borrowdale)

Walk to England's highest summit, Scafell Pike, via the classic Corridor Route. Great End a 2nd Wainwright can also be ticked on the return via Esk Hause. 14km & 1100m ascent & 6-7 hours Walk time.

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Windermere Way 5 Day Mini Break

Walk 45 miles around Englands largest Lake via 6 lakeland fell tops, over 4 days walking (+day off).

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Ultimate Helvellyn - 3 Day Break

As Britain’s favourite mountain, Helvellyn is the ultimate adventure. Be guided over both Striding and Swirral Edges followed by the north and south ends of the full Helvellyn Ridgeline. Including Ullswater Steamer trip & walk to Place Fell Summit, gives a splendid view of the full Helvellyn Massif from afar.

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Angle Tarn Pikes (includes Ullswater Steamer trip)

Ullswater Steamers starts your day, before heading into Martindale, for a hopeful glimpse of the Red Deer. Next head over Bedafell and onto Angle Tarn Pikes, returning via Boredale Hause to the valley floor. 13km & 760m ascent - approx 5-6 hours walking.

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Lakeland Tarns - 5 Day Break

Our special route leads you to 16 bodies of Water over 5 days walking, whilst walking into 10 different Lakeland valleys. Each day varies between 12 & 17km and between 700m & 900m ascent. We start & finish in Ambleside, accommodation required in Grasmere & Glenridding.

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Helvellyn via Swirral & Striding Edge (from Glenridding)

The classic Helvellyn ascent via Swirral and Striding Edges. Englands 3rd highest mountain gives 360' panoramic views on a clear day. 12km & 1000m ascent.

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