New for 2021

UK Three Peaks Plus Guided Trail Holiday

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Duration: 7 nights
Type: Guided Trails
Walking Grade: 5
from £1,399pp £1,399pp

The Three Peaks in 24hrs – why would you? Take time to enjoy, not endure these spectacular walks. Let us take you to the tops of England, Scotland and Wales’ highest mountains, with some cracking warm-up walks along the way. Tick off Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon and unwind in three of our own superbly located Country House Hotels. Begin your holiday in the Scottish Highlands and enjoy two classic mountain walks, before journeying down to the Lake District to tackle another two, then on to Snowdonia for celebrations on the summit of Snowdon. Experience the best of three countries, and their biggest mountains, in one holiday. All your accommodation, transport and meals are taken care of, you just need to put on your boots and enjoy the journey.

Holiday Highlights

  • Tackle the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales
  • Visit the Scottish Highlands, English Lake District and Welsh Snowdonia
  • Stretch your legs with cracking warm-up walks before ticking off each country’s highest peak - Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon
  • Stay at three of our own HF Holidays country houses. 

What’s included

  • Full Board en-suite accommodation
  • Experienced HF Holidays Walking Leader
  • All transport to and from the walks
  • Group transfer from Fort William train station at the start of your holiday
  • Group transfer to Machynlleth train station at the end of your holiday

Trip Notes

Trip notes are detailed, downloadable PDFs for each holiday.

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Meet us for a group transfer from Fort William train station (1630) to the comforts of HF Holidays own country house hotel - Alltshellach. Relax, take dip in the pool, enjoy the start of your holiday.

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Our Country House Alltshellach

Stay at HF Holidays very own Alltshellach, Country House Hotel in the Scottish Highlands. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.


Enjoy an absolute belter of a warm up walk. It may not be Scotland’s biggest peak, but the Pap of Glencoe gives sensational views from it’s summit, arguably some of the best in Scotland. End the day with a wee dram in the characterful Clachaig Inn.

Distance: 7 miles (11.5km)
Ascent: 2800 feet (840m)

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Our Country House Alltshellach

Stay at HF Holidays very own Alltshellach, Country House Hotel in the Scottish Highlands. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.


Ben Nevis.

Enjoy the smug feeling of being the highest person in Britain today. Starting from Glen Nevis we follow the Pony Track which zig-zags up to the summit plateau. We return by the same route, then back to Alltshellach to rest our legs – maybe take a dip in the pool.

Distance: 10 miles (16½km)
Ascent: 4,500 feet (1,380m)

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Our Country House Alltshellach

Stay at HF Holidays very own Alltshellach, Country House Hotel in the Scottish Highlands. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.


We journey down to the Lake District today. We've a long journey but we stop along the way. Our first stop is on the shores of Loch Lomond (travel time 2hrs). Relax by the shores of the loch or join us for a walk up Conic Hill for fantastic views over Loch Lomond. Next stop the Lake District (travel time 2hrs 45) and iconic Aira Force, to snap shots of this magnificent waterfall, before continuing to our Country House Hotel overlooking Coniston Water (travel time 50mins).

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Our Country House: Monk Coniston

Stay at HF Holidays very own Monk Coniston, Country House Hotel in the Southern Lake District. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.


We stretch our legs with a walk to two of the most charming locations in the Lakes - the pretty Lakeland village of Hawkshead, famous for its links to Beatrix Potter, and the idyllic beauty spot of Tarn Hows. Prefer to go your own way today? Borrow one of our self-guided route cards, stroll down to the lake shores, hop on the Gondola, visit Brantwood, or just unwind in the gardens at Monk Coniston Hall.

Distance: 7.5 miles (12km)
Ascent: 360m (1,100ft)

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Our Country House: Monk Coniston

Stay at HF Holidays very own Monk Coniston, Country House Hotel in the Southern Lake District. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.


Scafell Pike

Into the heart of the mountains and picture postcard pretty Langdale valley. We take the most direct route, to Great End and the dramatic boulder fields, before the summit of Scafell Pike itself – England’s highest peak. We'll return the same way and finish at the famous climber's pub, the Old Dungeon Ghyll.

Distance: 11 miles (17.5km)
Ascent: 3,800 feet (1,150m)

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Our Country House: Monk Coniston

Stay at HF Holidays very own Monk Coniston, Country House Hotel in the Southern Lake District. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.


Our final country of our tour today – Wales, and the stunning scenery of Snowdonia. We stretch our legs with a short walk on the way, taking in Scout Scar and ending at picturesque Sizergh Castle with it's gorgeous gardens. If you'd prefer more time to explore the castle and it's gardens, the coach can take you there during the walk. (Travel time to Sizergh 50mins, travel time Sizergh to Dolseau Hall 2hrs 45). 

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Our Country House: Dolserau Hall

Stay at HF Holidays very own Dolserau Hall, Country House Hotel in Southern Snowdonia. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.


Snowdonia

Our final walk today, when we’ll be celebrating on the summit of Snowdon – the highest peak in Wales. Our climb to the top is via the Pyg Track, and we’ll return down the Miners’ track, then it’s back to Dolserau Hall for celebrations this evening, after ticking off the UK’s highest three peaks.

Distance: 7½ miles (12km)
Ascent: with 2,900 feet (880m)

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Our Country House: Dolserau Hall

Stay at HF Holidays very own Dolserau Hall, Country House Hotel in Southern Snowdonia. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.


Join our group transfer to Machynllth train station (arriving at the train station 0945) or stay a little longer and extend your holiday with a self guided break. Ask our Reservations team for details if you'd like to extend your stay.


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Our Country House: Dolserau Hall

Stay at HF Holidays very own Dolserau Hall, Country House Hotel in Southern Snowdonia. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.

Our Country House Alltshellach

Stay at HF Holidays very own Alltshellach, Country House Hotel in the Scottish Highlands. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.

Our Country House: Monk Coniston

Stay at HF Holidays very own Monk Coniston, Country House Hotel in the Southern Lake District. Offering everything a walker could want, we’ve drying rooms for your boots and clothes, self-guided routes if you’ve the time to fit in an extra stroll, and comfortable ensuite rooms. Each room is equipped with WiFi, TV, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, and toiletries.

What to Bring

Essential Equipment

To enjoy walking/hiking comfortably and safely, footwear, clothing and equipment needs to be suitable for the conditions. Safety and comfort are our priorities, so our advice is to come prepared for all eventualities.

  • Footwear with a good grip on the sole (e.g.Vibram sole) is the key to avoiding accidents
  • Waterproof walking/hiking boots providing ankle support and good grip are recommended (ideally worn in), and specialist walking socks to avoid blisters.
  • Several layers of clothing, which can be added or removed, are better than a single layer (include spares)
  • Fabrics (lightweight and fast drying) designed for the outdoors are recommended
  • Waterproof jacket and waterproof over trousers
  • Warm hat and gloves. Gaiters are an optional but useful extra
  • Denim jeans and capes are not suitable on any walks
  • Rucksack with a waterproof liner
  • Thermos flask for hit drink
  • Water bottle (at least 1 litres)
  • Spare high-energy food such as a chocolate bar
  • Small torch
  • First aid kit – your leader’s first aid kit doesn’t contain any medication or blister kits (such as Compeed)

Optional Equipment

  • Walking poles are useful, particularly for descents
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Camera

Guest Reviews

All holidays are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.
Prices based on two people sharing. Supplements may apply.
Non-member fee: £20 per person.

Holiday Prices

Date (Start - End) Nights Itinerary Price Status Trip Notes Book
2021
14 Jul - 21 Jul
7 Guided Trail £1,399 Available Trip Notes Book Now
11 Aug - 18 Aug
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Duration:
7 nights
Type:
Guided Trails
Walking Grade:
5

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