David Matthews
Professional Mountain Leader

Terms and Conditions

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(Scafells from Three Tarns)


Private Hire
For basic mountain leading, a minimum charge of 150 per day applies to groups of 4 persons or less and 25 per person thereafter.

Please do not hesitate to ask for a quote for your family or group for Single or Multi-day programmes. 


Where groups exceed 10 persons an assistant leader may be appointed to ensure the well being of the group.

A  walking 'day' is usually 5-6 hours.  However, where a group choose a shorter walk, or where the leader shortens a walk due to unforeseen circumstances, the day may be shorter. Occasionally it may necessary to extend the day.

The safety of the group is the over-riding consideration, the prevailing weather conditions and any other factors influencing the safety of the party may result in a walking 'day' being shortened. 

Please also ask for quotes for Residential groups and courses.       Short Breaks in Bowland - Click here

You are advised to always ensure that you have adequate personal accident insurance cover before participating in any adventurous activity.

Participants on back packing trips must supply their own tent, sleeping bag and all camping equipment.


You must ensure that you appropriately equipped for the day, with suitable boots for mountain terrain, and carrying spare warm clothes, and waterproofs.  You will need to bring your own packed lunch and adequate fluids for the day, and never less than a litre.

You will be advised of the meeting point and meeting time when you confirm your booking.  Please be aware that many car parks get full very early, and you might need to get there earlier than the meeting time.

Booking and Contact Details

Tel: 07867 - 594135

David Matthews, Fairfield, P.O. Box 310, Preston Central, Lancashire.  PR1 9GH