Lake District : Things to do
For the more adventurous...
High wire Forest adventure courses in Grizedale Forest
Hot Air Balloon Flights
Enjoy a champagne hot air balloon flight in the Lake District.
West Parachute Centre
Experience the exhilaration of freefall skydiving at Cumbria's sole parachuting centre.
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 .
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
Fell Walking - Hampsfell Limestone Pavements - Commanding extensive views across the Lake District and Morecambe Bay.
Family Cycling & Mountain biking at Grizedale Forest
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
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
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.
Cookery School near Kendal offering one day practical cookery courses and demonstrations.
Business development programmes and corporate team building in the Lake District
Grizedale Mountain Bikes
Mountain Bike & Canoe hire at Grizedale Forest
More things to do...
Bespoke carriage experiences for any occasion. Carriage rides round Cartmel and the surrounding area.
A variety of outdoor activity programmes and outdoor skills courses with qualified and licensed supervision for families, children and groups.