Lake District 5 Peaks Challenge


Lake District

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Take on 5 peaks in the heart of the Lake District National Park

Take on 5 of the Lake District peaks, including trekking to the summit of England's highest peak, Scafell Pike, in just one day. You'll venture across 14 miles of rugged and dramatic landscape in the heart of  this UNESCO World Heritage site, the Lake District.

You'll be fully supported every step of the way by qualified mountain leaders, as you climb over 3,000 feet in this incredible challenge.

Join the challenge

Sign up to the challenge for just £60 and we ask that you commit to raising a minimum of £275.

Get your place


Why take part?

  • Free NSPCC trekking t-shirt and welcome pack with fundraising support.
  • Full support on the day - a fully qualified mountain leader will be with you every step of the way.
  • Receive world class training tips and tailored support from our training partners.
  • A chance to visit this stunning UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Join as a team or individual, and do something amazing for children.

When you join #TeamNSPCC you'll be helping make sure we can be here for children when they need us most.  

Be a part of #TeamNSPCC

Personalised training from Full Potential

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"Full Potential were extremely helpful, always responding quickly to emails and were very encouraging! The training event was excellent."
NSPCC event participant

Our expert trainers Full Potential are with you every step of the way on your journey.

  • A plan to get you ready that's tailored to your experience, level of fitness and goals
  • Real coaches that you can email or call to get advice or reassurance that your training is going well
  • Training days where you come together with coaches and other participants
  • NSPCC Facebook to help you keep in touch with your team mates

Get started today with our dedicated challenge training zone.You'll find everything from injury prevention to nutrition advice.

Fundraising ideas

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As the world is changing daily, so is the way people are fundraising and asking for sponsorship. We’re here to help you think of fundraising in a different and safe way during this time.

Did you know… Donations made via Just Giving and Virgin Money Giving are paid to the NSPCC once a week. This means that we can put every donation to use immediately – so we can continue to be there for children.

Here is our handy guide to how you might get your fundraising started during lockdown (and have fun at the same time!)

  • Online pub quiz - £100
    You don’t need to be at your local to hold a quiz, get online and use a video conference platform to host one instead. Ask individuals to donate in return for taking part. 
  • Hold an online class - £100
    You may be a teacher, fancy yourself as a fitness guru or can teach a musical instrument. If not why not reach out to friends and family to host a class on your behalf.
  • Have a clear out - £150
    Having a big sort out is great during anytime of the year. Sell your unwanted clothes and accessories online to rack up the cash.

You can also click here for our top tips on how to share your fundraising page during lockdown!


Email us on with any questions or for any further information. We're here to support 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Please note

Currently, the Lake District 5 Peaks Challenge is due to go ahead on the advertised date. However, if it has to be postponed or cancelled because of COVID, we'll either invite #TeamNSPCC runners to take part on a new date, or offer a place in a similar alternative event. We'll also continue to offer our usual training and fundraising support in the lead up to your challenge. Please email us if you have any further questions at


Your donation could go towards Childline or it could help us fund services such as NSPCC's therapeutic services and Speak Out Stay Safe service. Donations are distributed based on need.