Walking Breaks in the Lake District

Winter Walking Advice

Everyone loves winter walking in the Derbyshire Dales at New Year, especially when there is snow underfoot

Summer is officially over, are you ready? If not, then carry on reading my blog. In this blog we’re going to talk about general tips and winter walking advice as well as essentials you should take when hill walking. Here at Pinnacle Walking Holidays we don’t do much Winter Walking with guests, but we offer

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Two Sad People Looking Forward to Next Season

Nearly at the Top; walking in the Italian Dolomites

Well our four wonderful Dolomite hiking breaks and the last two Peaks have come to an end and two very sad people are now back and missing the stunning views of the mountains. The Italian trekking breaks have been a great success and everyone was blown away by the Hotel Digon with its amazing food,

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January Blues

Everyone loves winter walking in the Derbyshire Dales at New Year, especially when there is snow underfoot

It can make even the most energetic of us feel down in the dumps, the partying and the over indulgence has come to an end and for many of us it’s back to work. On top of this, it’s cold, wet and windy. It’s not surprising we get the January Blues, but there’s no need

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Walking in the Lake District | Langdale Pikes

A fantastic walk in the Langdale Valley with views to the Langdale Pikes

Walking Holidays in the Lake District are not complete without The Langdale Pikes walk. We decided to take our guests who were on a Pinnacle Short Walking Holiday to the gorgeous Langdale Valley, a magnet for walkers. There are  different ways of tackling the Langdale Pikes but we find the path from the new Dungeon

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4 Day Walking Holidays

4 days at the Three Shires Inn climbing up from Great Langdale

We have just finished one of our 4 Day Walking Holidays in the beautiful Lake District. The weather was kind to us and we only wore waterproofs for a short time-great for the Lakes. We were joined again by some of the Sedgemoor Ramblers who came on our 4 Day Walking Holidays last May. Such

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Walking Holiday Lake District

Three Shires is a fabulous Inn

Well it’s here at last, our Walking Holiday Lake District. We are off tomorrow to The Three Shires Inn to welcome guests new and old. The weather looks okay for a Walking Holiday Lake District so fingers crossed lots of lovely walks, great food, ale and super company. Little Langdale is a beautiful hamlet and

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Five Years of Pinnacle Walking Holidays

Five years at Pinnacle Walking Holidays

We have been running Pinnacle Walking Holidays for nearly five years – how time flies. It is so rewarding to have many returning guests who come back year after year; many have become friends who we see socially.

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FAVOURITE LAKELAND WALKS | CAT BELLS

Favourite Lakeland Walks Cat Bells with Mike

Cat Bells from Little Town is one of our favourite Lakeland walks, and is very popular on a Lake District short walking break. It’s a steep but simple scramble to the summit and the views over Derwent Water are awesome, as are the mountains of Skiddaw and Blencathra. Little Town, where quite a few Lakeland

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Winter Walking

Cleaning Walking Boots need not be a chore; your choice of footwear for walking, especially winter walking

Although we do not run winter walking holidays Mike and I are very aware of safety. This time of year at Pinnacle Walking Holidays we often get the chance to sneak in the odd winter walk, you never know what you might come across, especially in somewhere like the Lake District. So we have listed

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A Great Lake District Walk

Great Lake District Walk

One of our favourite Lake District trekking days starts from the Three Shires Inn in Little Langdale. It’s in a beautiful part of the South Lakes; one of the reasons why we chose it for our four day walking breaks. Many a great Lake District walk can start from its doorstep. From the Inn we

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