outdoor adventure in the lake district
Looking for adventure? Then visit the Lake District, Cumbria - the Adventure Capital of the UK.
From walking to abseiling, swimming to kayaking, there is something for everyone. The Lake District is home to England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike and its deepest lake, Wastwater - so where better to visit for an action packed outdoor break.
Cycling in Cumbria
The area was made for cycling, with challenging off-road mountain biking routes to gentle country lanes. Enjoy the man-made off-road trails at Grizedale & Whinlatter, or try a classic cross-country route.
Bring the family and follow one of our family friendly cycling routes, enjoy tours by electric bike or sign up for a Sky Ride.
|Sat 2 Jul||Birkett Cup at Ullswater Steamers|
|Sun 10 Jul||The Epic Lakes Swim Series: Ullswater at Ullswater Steamers|
|Sun 17 Jul||Ambleside Sprint Triathlon at Windermere|
|Wed 3 Aug||Colour Run for Hospice at Home West Cumbria at Muncaster Castle|
|Sun 21 Aug||The Epic Lakes Swim Series: Coniston at John Ruskin School|
Walking in Cumbria
The Lake District and Cumbria is the UK's favourite destination for walking enthusiasts. This is due to the huge variety of walking routes, each with their own unique features and landscapes.
It could be that you're looking for a challenging one day hill walk, multi day trek or just a gentle stroll - the area has it all.