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At A Glance

Distance: 11.4 miles
Ascent: 1,130m
Duration: 7-8 hours
Group Ratio: 1:10
Price: £35.00 per person

Why choose this walk?

  • Experience Helvellyn at sunset and when it’s quietest
  • Summit five peaks across the Helvellyn range
  • Enjoy breathtaking views across the Lake District
  • Ideal for beginners with a good level of fitness
  • An amazing way to experience Helvellyn

Why choose Mountain Walks?

  • All walks are led by fully qualified, experienced and knowledgeable Mountain Leaders
  • We specialise in organising guided walks and our groups are always small and personal
  • Our team are here to help you every step from booking to completing the walk
  • We are dedicated to providing remarkable services that exceed your expectations

Book Helvellyn Moonlight

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Event Description

New for 2019, experience Helvellyn at sunset (if the weather is good) and summit five peaks on this spectacular evening guided walk. Helvellyn is an iconic Lake District mountain and recently voted the best walk in Britain.

The route is circular, starting through Grisedale Valley to Grisedale Tarn and returning to Glenridding via Keppel Cove late evening. The route takes you across the following peaks:

  • Dollywagon Pike – 858m
  • Nethermost Pike – 891m
  • Helvellyn – 950m (sunset)
  • Lower Man – 925m
  • White Side – 863m


Dates for 2019

  • Friday 19th April (4.45pm)
  • Saturday 4th May (5.15pm)
  • Friday 14th June (6.15pm)
  • Saturday 6th July (6.15pm)
  • Friday 16th August (5.15pm)
  • Saturday 31st August (4.30pm)


Walk location 

The walk starts early evening/late afternoon from Glenridding in the Lake District. The time you will need to be in Glenrriding is above.

Walk pre-requisites

You will require a good level of mountain fitness and will need to be able to walk for up to 8 hours and tackle the 1,100m+ of ascent.

How to book

Spaces on the Helvellyn Moonlight guided walk are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

1.  Decide which date you would like to attend
2.  Book using the online booking calendar above by selecting the date
3.  35% despot is required on booking and the final payment will be due 30 days before
4.  We email you all the walk information, kit list, training tips and other useful information to ensure you are prepared

  • What our clients say...

    I had an amazing walk. From the moment I booked I felt valued and welcomed. Great pre-walk preparation advice sent and communication was flawless. The walk was well guided with friendly guides who are very aware of ability and motivational requirements (I needed a shove, lol). Can’t wait for the next.

    Nicola Storer
  • What our clients say...

    Amazing company with highly experienced and knowledgeable guides. Everyone is really friendly and their encouragement and patience gives you the confidence to keep going to the very end. Very enjoyable experience.

    Laura Richardson
  • What our clients say...

    Having done both the Yorkshire 3 Peaks and the Coledale 10 peaks with Mountain Walks, I would totally recommend the company to everyone. Enthusiastic, well ran and friendly guides!

    Joanne Healy
  • What our clients say...

    I had the most amazing experience with Mountain Walks. The day was well organised, relaxed, and catered for all levels of ability. The guides were friendly, knowledgeable, and supportive. I will certainly be back for more…and I would highly recommend Mountain Walks to anyone looking for an adventure!!!

    Gaynor Cameron
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