Scafell Pike is eternally popular with walkers. The desire to tick off the highest peaks in the UK can be compellingly strong, even for those who have never set foot on a mountain before.
There are four main valleys from where you can start your climb. We have detailed all the routes in our article on climbing Scafell Pike. For details of the best cottages to stay at for your big walk, take a look at the following list . . . . .