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Rock Climbing in the Lake District

Discover England’s best available rock climbing in the stunning scenery of the Lake District!

Whether you are a first-time outdoor rock climber or seasoned pro, there are plenty of great spots to practice the sport in the Lake District. Enjoy great scenery and high-quality rock wherever you head in the stunning national park. “Compare and book a certified guide for your Lake District Rock Climbing trip with Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our Lake District Rock Climbing selection. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Lake District

Composed of mountains, lakes and forests, the Lake District in northwestern England provides the perfect scenic backdrop for a rock climbing trip. Heading up to the top of various crags and buttresses gives you the opportunity to see some of this stunning scenery from above and marvel at the glacier-carved landscape.


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Best time to visit:

May to September


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What’s the weather like?

During the summer, average daily temperatures sit just below 20 ºC in the Lake District. Summer is also the driest time of year, but rain is not infrequent

How to get there:

Flying into Manchester International Airport (MAN) is the first step in getting to the Lake District. From here, there is some rail and bus service to the path, but renting a car and making the 1.5 hour drive north along the coast is the fastest and certainly a scenic way to get there

More info about Rock Climbing in Lake District:

Situated in the county of Cumbira in Northwest England, Lake District National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site and an excellent spot for any number of rock climbing adventures. Boasting plenty of high-quality granite and sandstone, the Lake District is the perfect place to learn and enjoy rock climbing. Numerous single and multi-pitch trad and sport climbs are available throughout the park. Some of the best climbing is located near Langdale and Keswick, so many trips begin from these idyllic little towns. From here, there are plenty of great walls, cliffs and crags boasting incredible views. There is simply nowhere better to climb in all of England!

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