Get Goat Fit at Brathay Hall Ambleside – the English Lakes

3 days
goat guide

DATES Fri 4th August 2023
- Mon 7th August 2023

3 nights

In our first year many guests asked about our Goat Grading. We also had women who had lost confidence in hiking after Covid, or others who asked for a little help in identifying their fitness level. We have introduced ‘ Get Goat Fit ‘ with more advice and tips on our website plus a series of day walks/short events to help get and stay fit. This one right in the heart of the Lake District.


Dates: Friday 4th August to Monday 7th August.

If you only have a weekend do get in touch as we can discount the price for a 2 day break to £492

Guide: Anita Grey

Walking Grade: Get Goat Fit – a chance to spend time with a WalkingWomen guide and test out your walking legs , build confidence and do activities to build fitness.

Base: Brathay Hall, Ambleside in the Lake District. A charity focussed on outdoor education and the development of young people and adults. By staying here we are supporting their work.

Please arrive by 17.00 pm on Friday if you can for a briefing with your guide and an activity before dinner. Checkin starts at 16.00. Check out is 10am on Monday. 

How to get there:  By train, the nearest station is Windemere and then a bus on to Ambleside.  Or to Oxenholme direct from London and on by bus or taxi to Ambleside. Once we know travel arrangements we will link people together for travelling together or sharing taxis.

The postcode is LA11 OHP for those travelling by car.

Departure is after an optional morning walk/ activities on the last day.

If you need help with flights or trains do get in touch with Helen our travel concierge service  –   Or call on – 01522 716180/07775 927746

Price: £592 per person for this all-inclusive holiday to include:

  • Ensuite solo occupancy Bed and a Buffet continental Breakfast each morning.
  • Packed lunch on 1 day and 1 hot buffet lunch
  • All evening meals in the hotel buffet restaurant
  • Guided walks, activities, and fitness advice with your local guide.

Not included: return travel to Brathay Hall , drinks and anything not mentioned in the itinerary.

If you bring a friend or partner there is a discount of  £100 pp. Total price for holiday = £492 per person. We will revise and reduce your invoice once you have booked.


If you would like to do some lovely walks in the lakes and try some activities to build confidence and fitness – all in the company of other women and our guide Anita. Then this is the weekend for you.

Ambleside is a typical Lake District town with many cafes, cosy pubs and a wealth of outdoor clothing shops if you need any kit. Brathay Hall is just a 20 minute walk away and close to Lake Windemere.

This is the perfect location to be active – to walk , to try some new activities that are available at Brathay and if the weather is good maybe even swim.



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