During your stay at Rydal Hall why not explore this now UNESCO World Heritage Site with Steve Watts MBE our resident Lakeland Guide?
Offering a Bespoke Service to our Guests or Groups.
Steve Watts MBE will share his knowledge gained over thirty-five years. He will show you the Lake District’s hidden gems from waterfalls to caves to summiting a mountain and sharing one of the best panoramic views in the world.
Your walk will commence at reception, after a short briefing we begin our journey by visiting Rydal Hall Gardens & Estate, at the same time you will learn all about the local people and their pastimes such as hound trailing & fell running, our walk then continues along the “Coffin Route” an easy to moderate walk to the tranquil shores of Grasmere.
For those more adventurous we then make our way to the Summit of Loughrigg for a view that will simply take your breath away!
Our journey ends with a Certificate of Achievement Presentation in the Rydal Old School Room Tea Shop nestled by the side of Rydal Beck.
For more experienced walker with a taste for adventure then one of the Lake District Finest Classic Walks can start right from our front door “The Fairfield Horseshoe” although challenging the rewards are endless.
Even if you have a full programme of events for your group during your stay at Rydal Hall you may wish to consider adding a Film & Talk Presentation one evening - Steve is able to offer a number of Inspirational Topics from “Everest with a Pacemaker” to “A Year Like No Other” a pictorial book of photographs taken every day throughout Covid which BBC Breakfast’s Charlie Stayt & Naga Munchetty described as Stunning / Incredible & Epic.
To discuss further or to book you can contact Steve 07791 090777
OS Rydal Hall
If you're planning a trip to the Lake District, we have a unique map to guide you through the beautiful surrounding lakes and scenic walking paths. Our newly released Rydal Hall Customised map is now available for £20. It would make a great keepsake or gift for anyone who loves the Lake District. Get your copy from reception.