An adventure to remember for ever ...
Whether you want to walk the fells, spend time on, or in, the water, watch the ospreys or just go fishing, there is so much to choose from ..
All things bicycle
"I don’t ride a bike to add days to my life. I ride a bike to add life to my days"
Whether you've not ridden for years or are happy shredding through rock gardens, Grizedale Forest offers a fantastic opportunity for natural cycling. The Grizedale Centre has trails suitable for all abilities including shared public and forest road trails through to green graded family trails, the North Face trail which is graded red and some Black sections of trail that are 0.8 miles in length!
You can bring your own bikes - we have secure storage you can use - or hire them here. We can even arrange hire for you before hand.
Wild Water Swimming
From a paddle in High Dam to swimming in a waterfall ....
Wild Water Swimming simply means swimming in natural bodies of water such as lakes and rivers. Our local swimming hole is High Dam, just up the fell and Esthwaite between Lands End and Hawkshead is popular with many wild water swimmers.
If you are unsure of trying it on your own then why not join a wild swim with Swim the Lakes?
With a little help ..
Great days out in the company of experts
If you wuld love to try these things, but prefer for someone else to organise and guide it then why not try:
Path to Adventure who offers high quality Lake District adventures with friendly professional guides. Activities are all tailored to suit your group. They offer Ghyll Scrambling, Bushcraft, Canoeing, Guided Walks, Rock Climbing and Abseiling. Dogs are welcome by arrangement.
Graythwaite Adventures who have a wide range of activities in and around the Graythwaite estate, "just over the fell" from Lands End Cottage. They include 4 x 4 off roading, claypigeon shooting, archery, bushcraft, family challenges and many more.
Tree top adventures
"I'm the king of the swingers..."
If you are looking for a fun day out with some tree top climbing then just 4 miles away, Go Ape Grizedale offer four unparalled experiences to let loose on. Tree Top Adventure will test the nerve of the fearless with its mix of high rope crossings and massive zip wires. Oh, and if zip wires are your thing, breathe in the fresh forest air as you fly zip-to-zip over 3km with our Zip Trekking Adventure.