Outdoor Activities

Horse riding

Horse Riding at Bigland Hall Centre offers a wide range of services for beginner to advanced horse riders.

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Fishing in the Lake District

Fishing in the Lake District, visit Ghyll Head Trout Fishery (2miles away) Beautiful 11 acre tarn stocked with rainbows to 10lbs. Idyllic setting overlooking Windermere.

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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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River deep mountain high

Gorge Walking, Abseiling, Climbing, Kayaking and much more fun with experienced instructors Johan and Emma Hoving who own River Deep Mountain High. More details visit their website

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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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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.


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Ullswater Steamers

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmental accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating lake cruises on England’s most beautiful lake, Ullswater. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a lake cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District.

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Treetop Trek

A new addition to Brockhole. It’s a fun aerial adventure for the whole family, 35 exciting treetop challenges through the ancient woodland canopy – the outdoors has never been this much fun!

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