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Ashness Bridge and Surprise View

01st August 2018 / , ,

Ashness Bridge and Surprise View, two of the most picturesque locations in the Lake District. Located just a few miles from the popular town of Keswick, these two locations are perhaps the two most photographed in the area, with spectacular views over Derwent Water and the surrounding fells. If you are in the Derwent Water / Keswick area then a visit to Ashness Bridge and Surprise View is highly recommended.

Surprise View and Derwent Water

Ashness Bridge is possibly the most photographed bridge in the Lake District. This beautiful packhorse bridge crosses Barrow Beck which flows in to Derwent Water on its eastern side a couple of miles from Keswick. Ashness Bridge can be reached...

Our GDPR Commitment

01st August 2018

Our General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) commitment

Mountain Walks has always been committed to protecting the data, sensitive information and privacy of all our clients and staff. We do not share any of your data with third-parties and would only do so with your express permission and ensuring you retain full control of your data.

We are committed to protecting your data; we are committed to never using it inappropriately; and we are committed to honesty and transparency when it comes to data and privacy. We fully comply with all GDPR requirements. We have evaluated...

Weekly Round-up – dramatic Snowdon sunset

31st July 2018

The weather dramatically changed this week but thankfully we managed to run all our walks without any issues. Snowdonia was battered by strong winds and torrential rain but it didn’t stop our groups heading up to the top of Snowdon to enjoy a truly amazing sunset.

Snowdon Moonlight - Snowdon Sunrise

The weather has been awful, but we still went ahead and we had a bit of good luck with a gap in the weather. 30 walkers took on Snowdon on Saturday evening with the hope of seeing a sunset. Everyone...

The Snowdon Horseshoe

22nd June 2018

There are great mountain walks, there are epic mountain walks, and there is the Snowdon Horseshoe. Great, epic and intense. Spectacularly rugged and breathlessly beautiful, the Snowdon Horseshoe will send tingles down the spine of anyone who has an interest in hill walking. This is Snowdonia at its very best – a place of brutish, rugged peaks that skyrocket from the valley floor to summit in the blink of an eye.

The drama builds with every step of this dramatic scramble around the rugged steep ridges of Snowdon’s mighty Cwm Dyli. Below, a vast amphitheatre awaits, surrounded by the high, craggy peaks of Snowdon, Garnedd Ugain, Y Lliwedd and the legendary...

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