Walking in the Footsteps of Wainwright

Lake District National Park

The experience

This immersive experience provides an opportunity to learn about a local legend, the author and illustrator Alfred Wainwright. A unique character, whose love of the fells and the Lake District resulted in the famous Coast to Coast walk. His numerous guidebooks with exquisite artwork have inspired generations to explore the countryside. Find out about this fascinating man, whilst enjoying the vistas which fired the passion and artist within him, before trying your own skills in creating artwork in Wainwright’s unusual style

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Unique Happy Days

  • Discover a local legend and enjoy the stunning Lake District landscape
  • An immersive experience with the opportunity to practice a new art skill
  • Enjoy a traditional English delicacy – fish and chips!

The detail

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6 hours

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Group size

Maximum 24 people

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Cost per person

£99 per person based on a minimum of 6 people. £135 per person for groups of 10+ (includes vintage bus private transport)

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Fitness level


Parking Facilities

Yes, free of charge. Vintage bus pick-up service available for large groups at additional cost.

Refreshments and meals

Lunch included.

Special equipment needed

Suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions.


All year round. Advance booking recommended, 1 month prior to activity. Note, no availability for the vintage bus on Saturdays throughout the Spring/ Summer season.

Accessibility considerations and facilities

Can be tailored to allow for accessibility considerations, such as wheelchair accessible routes, shorter walking distances, etc.


Intermediate English required to fully appreciate the tour.

Group information

  • Tour operator rate
  • Ad hoc group rate
  • Tour series rate
Lake District

Lake District National Park

A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Park of epic proportions, The Lake District is home to Scafell Pike – England’s highest mountain – and Wastwater, its deepest lake.