Day Trips

Helicopter Flights

We offer both 15 & 30 minute helicopter flights over the stunning Lake District area featuring Lake Windermere. There is no better way to appreciate this area of natural beauty than from the air, our tours are great for young and old alike; for walkers, photographers and anyone with a quest for adventure!

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The Lakeland Climbing Centre Kendal

Award winning Centre with the tallest indoor climbing wall in the country, incorporating Kendal CrazyClimb and Europe’s first indoor Via Ferrata.  Fun for all the family.  Free on-site parking, wifi, cafe and shop.

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Windermere Canoe and Kayak Centre, Bowness

Windermere Canoe & Kayak and Bike Hire at The Boat House, Ferry Nab Road, also the base for Total Adventure Mobile Outdoor Centre

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Image:Dave Willis courtesy of Cumbria Tourism

Champagne hot air balloon flights

Over the stunning Lake District scenery with High Adventure Balloons. Tel: 015394 47588.
If you prefer outdoor pursuits, there are many sporting and recreational activities within twenty minutes’ drive of the park, including: walking; rock-climbing; sailing; canoeing; horse-riding; fishing; golf.

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Rheged

Housed under a unique grass roof, Rheged is a building of architectural merit. With indoor and outdoor play, a pottery painting workshop, giant 3D cinema screen plus a lovely selection of shops and no less than 3 cafes, there is plenty to keep the whole family occupied. 10% discount cards available from reception.

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Laurel & Hardy Museum

For more than 30 years, and over three generations, the Laurel and Hardy Museum in Ulverston has celebrated the lives and careers of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.

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Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

The railway runs for 3 1/2 miles from Haverthwaite Station, along the banks of the River Leven, to Lakeside Station where passengers can alight and board one of the ‘steamer’ services cruising to Bowness and Ambleside or visit the Lakes Aquarium.

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Keswick Pencil Museum

Situated in Keswick, Cumbria, in the heart of the Lake District, the Pencil Museum is a great all weather attraction for the whole family with lots of things to see and do.
Be amazed at the world’s longest colour pencil, marvel at the James Bond style World War II pencil, follow the history of pencil making in words, pictures and lovingly restored machinery, find out exactly how we get a lead into a pencil today and let the kids imaginations run free in the Kids Art Studio.

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Go ape at Grizdale/Whinlatter Forest

10% OFF per person at Go Ape in the Lake District
Available at Go Ape Grizedale, nr Hawkshead and Go Ape Whinlatter, nr Keswick
Offer valid throughout 2016 – Sunday to Friday only (excludes Saturdays) Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability.
Offer available to book online at goape.co.uk. Pre-booking is essential.  Offer available at Go Ape Tree Top Adventure, Forest Segway, Tree Top Junior and Zip Trekking Adventure.

QUOTE PROMOTIONAL CODE: PCCCEW

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