Category Archives: Activities

Lakeland Segway Tours

The Lakeland District or Lakes is most famous for its lakes and mountains. Many guests come to this place to get closer to Mother Nature and get a peak of the breath taking views. There are many different ways to do this, but for those looking for something different, Segway Tours are definitely the way

Lakeland Quads Off Road

Going through hills, by lakesides and coming face to face with wild animals are only some of the things to experience in a quad bike trek. Thrilling is the perfect way to describe this all terrain journey that is brought to visitors by Lakeland Quads. Made especially for small groups, this trekking experience provides guests

Orrest Head Walk

Just above the village of Windermere in the heart of the Lake District sits Orrest Head. This summit is offers a breath taking site with its view of Lake Windermere and many other spectacular sights. This is a favored place to visit by many because of the easy walk that it provides. It is ideal

Go Ape Tree Top Adventures

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take the jungle head on and unleash the Wildman in you? Theres no more wondering left with Go Ape. This treetop adventure is an excellent way to have fun, let loose and enjoy Mother Natures wonders as well. Go Ape is a short fun filled

Murthwaite Green Horse Trekking

What can make a break more exciting than riding along a beach on a horse? Murthwaite Green Trekking Centre offers just this to guests. This family-run professional horse riding center specializes in beach riding experiences. Located in Silecroft within the Lake District National Park, guests get access to Silecroft Beach. With five miles of golden

Low Flying Aircraft Photography

photo by foxypar4 Despite lots of opposition from locals and fellwalkers the Lake District remains an excellent place to spot and take photos of low flying millitary aircraft, planes and helicopters on exercise. Tornados, Tucanos, Typhoons, Hawks, Hurcules and Merlin Helicopters are common sights during the Lake District outside of the main tourist season of

Lake Cruises

photo by IanLivesey Ullswater Steamers Four Steamers, three around 100 years old, run a service from Glenridding to Pooley Bridge via Howtown. At Howtown there are a variety of excellent lakeside walks from 1 to 10 miles in length, The steamer services runs daily throughout the year. Tel: 017684 82229 Windermere Lake Cruises Launches and

Scrambling in the Lake District

photo by Will4Adventure From long ridges and open buttresses to its tumbling ghylls, the Lake District must be the UK’s capital of scrambling. What is scrambling? For those of you looking for an adventurous alternative to walking up a hill or mountain, but not experienced or expert enough to spend the day rock climbing, scrambling

Rock Climbing in the Lake District

photo by Will4Adventure It all began here in the Lake District in June 1886… WP Haskett Smith, inspired by the Napes Needle on Great Gable climbed this famous pinnacle: and so the latest sport for gentlemen of that century was begun! And now thousands of aspiring adventurers come to the Lake District each year for

Hill Walking in the Lake District

photo: Will4AdventureWith its plethora of dales, vales and emerald green lakes, what better place to see the rugged beauty of England’s landscape than the glorious Lake District? It’s all here for you, from low rambling valley paths to high mountain ridge routes. And, within the Lake District lie the four highest mountains of England –

Skydiving

The Lake District is a great choice for anyone wanting to try Skydiving. Freefalling from 13000 ft with amazing views of the Lakes, Fells and the Irish Sea it’s the experience of a lifetime. Take a 2 day Parachuting Course to jump on your own or do a tandem jump with a qualified instructor. BuyaGift

Cumbria Way

photo by: eamoncurry The Cumbria Way is a footpath in Cumbria, England which passes through both the towns of Coniston and Keswick. In addition it also passes through the Langdale and Borrowdale valleys. The bulk of the route lies inside the boundaries of the Lake District National Park.The two historic Cumbrian towns of Ulverston and

Fishing in the Lake District

Fisherman keen to experience the local fishing scene whilst visiting the Lake District will be pleasantly surprised by the wide variety of available fishing in the national park. Below are a selection of fisheries/lakes recommended by local anglers: Ratherheath Tarn (Coarse Fishing)Map and Directions Being just 5 acres and surrounded by large trees it is