Activity Holidays and Short Breaks

Mountain Photography Workshops and Walks, Guided and Self-guided  Walking Holidays and Short Breaks in the Lake District

From our comfortable base in Natland near Kendal we provide fully catered activity holidays and short breaks in the beautiful English Lake District and, if desired, the equally stunning but less frequently visited surrounding area. Our carefully considered activity holidays and short breaks are designed with walkers and photographers in mind and we are happy to work with you to provide a bespoke escape. Our activity holidays and short breaks include:

I also provide adventurous photography workshops and expeditions to more remote, wild and beautiful mountain landscapes. These trips usually involve  trekking, camping and an opportunity to discover and photograph exciting new places. Due to the Coronavirus we have now cancelled our 2020 programme of adventurous photography workshops and expeditions and are working on our 2021-2022 itinerary. Please visit again to find out more.

Mountain Photography Workshops, Holidays and Walks in the Lake District

Mountain photography holidays, courses and guided walks can be booked at a time to suit you. Our guided mountain photography holidays and walks provide opportunities to photograph harder to reach locations, grow mountain and photography skills, develop creative thinking and have fun. Overnight trips may include wild camping, mountain huts, hostels and small characterful hotels. Your mountain photography holiday will be led by Lathan who is a fully qualified Mountain Leader. Lathan has spent almost 40 years visiting, walking, climbing and photographing mountains around the world.

To find out more about please visit our Mountain Photography Holidays in the Lake District webpage.

Activity holidays and short breaks in the Lake District. Mine workings on Coniston Old Man. Mountain photography holidays, guided walks and adventures

Guided Walking Holidays and Short Breaks in the Lake District

From our comfortable and homely base on the edge of the Lake District our fully catered guided walking holidays and short breaks can be tailored to you and your wishes. Do you have have a summit you have always wanted to reach, a route you would like to walk or a new area you would like to discover? Just let us know and we will help you achieve your dream. Alternatively, you can book your guided walking holiday or short break and allow us to look after the itinerary. Many of these walks will follow less frequented routes, visits off the beaten track locations and include many of our favourite walks and places. We will, of course, agree the walk, its length and its difficulty with you each day so you can just relax and enjoy the mountains with your qualified Mountain Leader.

To find out more about please visit our Guided Walking Holidays and Short Breaks in the Lake District webpage.

Mountain photography on Bowfell. Taken during an activity holiday and short break in the Lake District

Self-guided Walking Holidays and Short Breaks in the Lake District

Our single centre self-guided walking holidays allow you to explore the beautiful Lake District in your own time and at your own pace. We can provide you with a graded walking itinerary (itineraries are graded easy, classic and strenuous), or help you to select the walks best suited to your interests, fitness and the weather conditions. Our self-guided walking holidays can start on a day of your choice and last from 2 to 10 nights. It is up to you how many walks you undertake and when to include your rest days. Transport to the start and from the finish of the walk is included, taking away the hassle and worry of parking and allowing you to consider both circular routes and walks that start and finish in different locations.

Single centre self-guided walking holidays are perfect for both a one-off visit or for those who would like to walk in the Lake District again and again.

To find out more about please visit our Self-guided Walking Holidays and Short Breaks in the Lake District webpage.

Mountain activity holidays and short breaks include mountain photography courses and guided mountain photography walks

Bespoke Adventures

Do you have a mountain you would like to climb, a walk you would like to complete or a place you would like to visit? If my dates or adventures do not meet your requirements why not employ my knowledge and expertise to provide a tailor-made holiday. At Mountain Explorer I do my very best to provide the safest and best walking holidays possible. Just tell me where you would like to go, how long you would like to be away and how far you would like to walk each day. Include any specific requests and I can provide a personalised itinerary for you. Please feel free to use our website for inspiration.

Mountain Explorer is a small, customer-focused company and we aim to provide you with a more personal service than our larger competitors. We pride ourselves on the quality of our mountain adventures. I am friendly, approachable and helpful providing a carefully considered service from the initial inquiry, right through the planning and preparation to the small but final details. I am sure you will want to come away with me again and again and again.

If you would like further details of my holidays, want to register your interest in my trips or discuss your requirements please contact Mountain Explorer and I will get back to you as soon as possible.