Lake District : Things to do

For the more adventurous...

Go Ape Adventures
High wire Forest adventure courses in Grizedale Forest

High Adventure Hot Air Balloon Flights
Enjoy a champagne hot air balloon flight in the Lake District.

North West Parachute Centre
Experience the exhilaration of freefall skydiving at Cumbria's sole parachuting centre.

Lake District Adventures
Outdoor activities and outdoor adventure programmes for groups and families in the Lake District

Bigland Hall Equestrian
Horse riding, trekking, events - indoor school - near Cartmel

Crook Barn Riding Stables, Torver
Horse riding and trekking on the picturesque Lakeland fells near Coniston.
Tel. 015394 41088 or .

Outdoor Cumbria
Lake District Activities.

Balloon & Hot Air Balloons Virgin Hot Air Balloon Flights offers the best experience in Hot Air Ballooning in UK.

Other more leisurely activities

Limestone Pavements
Fell Walking - Hampsfell Limestone Pavements - Commanding extensive views across the Lake District and Morecambe Bay.

Grizedale Forest
Family Cycling & Mountain biking at Grizedale Forest

Sustrans Cycling Network
Easy cycling route via quiet country lanes

Grange Fell Golf Club
9-hole course on undulating ground in Grange-over-Sands. Visitors welcome.
Tel. 015395 32536

Bigland Hall
Clay Pigeon Shooting, archery and fishing


Cumbria Wildlife Trust
Wildlife spotting - Humphry Head Nature Reserve - A whaleback of carboniferous limestone jutting into Morecambe Bay.

Leighton Moss RSPB Nature Reserve
Bird spotting at Leighton Moss RSPB nature reserve

Workshops and Courses

The Chair Workshop
Learn to chair-seat, in cane, rush, seagrass and rope - or bring your chair and we will seat it for you. Seat weaving supplies also available.

Lucy Cooks
Cookery School near Kendal offering one day practical cookery courses and demonstrations.

Business development programmes and corporate team building in the Lake District

Equipment hire

Grizedale Mountain Bikes
Mountain Bike & Canoe hire at Grizedale Forest

More things to do...

Things to do in Grange Over Sands


Contact us

07770 730371

Featured Activities

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides with Black Horses Ltd

Summitreks Adventure Activities

Bespoke carriage experiences for any occasion. Carriage rides round Cartmel and the surrounding area.

Visit the Black Horses website

Summitreks Adventure Activities

Summitreks Adventure Activities

A variety of outdoor activity programmes and outdoor skills courses with qualified and licensed supervision for families, children and groups.

Visit the Summitreks website for more details.

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