This long distance walk from Ulverston to Carlisle passes the hostel before entering Grand Langdale. The official route is largely a low-level walk through the valleys of cumbria and suitable […]

Just a short walk from the hostel lies Little Langdale, but don’t be fooled by the name, there’s lots to see and explore, including “the most picturesque footbridge in Lakeland“, […]

The more strenuous version of the Stickle Tarn hike – once you’ve reached the Tarn, carry on round, over to Easdale and return through Grasmere and back to Elterwater over […]

The summit cairn of Loughrigg can be seen from the hostel which makes it an obvious target for guests. Despite its modest height of 335m it provides a lovely view […]

Short and sharp, but worth the effort, Stickle Tarn is a magical hike, offering spectacular views back down the valley, and the reward of Tarn-side views at top.  It can […]

A stunning walk (6km each way) along the beautiful Great Langdale valley taking in the upper rugged valley, a working quarry and wooded riverside. Check out the Miles Without Stiles […]

There are several routes up England’s highest peak, with the one from Langdale rated as the one of the most strenuous. Taking a full day (8+ hours) this route is […]

A fairly flat walk or ride, on a well-surfaced bridleway, from the carpark, following Great Langdale Beck. Popular all year around, but on a clear summer’s evening if you catch […]

The views from Lingmoor are some of the best of the valley. We like to go out along the top to Side Pike, and come back along the valley floor, […]