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ADVENTURE & ACTIVITIES

 

The Lake District, Cumbria is the adventure capital of the UK.

Whatever kind of holiday adventure or outdoor activity interests you, the Lake District is the best UK destination for an action packed adventure holiday. From walking to abseiling, zorbing to kayaking, there is something for everyone.

The unique landscape of the Lake District provides the best natural outdoor terrain in the UK for adventure activities. Home to England's highest mountain, Scafall Pike, what better place to visit for a walking, hiking or climbing adventure break. Close to the base of Scafell Pike is Wastwater - England's deepest lake, with its majestic scree slopes rising from the water. Many of the English lakes provide the perfect environment to participate in watersports such as swimming and kayaking.

Whatever your level of adventure - gentle outdoor walks, a few rounds of golf with a dramatic mountain backdrop, or extreme sports, the Lake District Cumbria is the perfect destination for your outdoor adventure break.

 

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ADVENTURE BREAKS

Outdoor adventure is easy to find in Cumbria. One moment you might be flying through the trees on a zipwire in Grizedale Forest, the next you're trying to keep your balance on a paddleboard on Lake Windermere! Famous as the birthplace of modern rock climbing, the Lake District is the perfect place to begin your climbing career.

Have fun with the family or embrace some well needed solitude walking and taking in the breathtaking Lake District scenery. In Cumbria there is always something new to try and a new adventure to be had, so where better for a uk adventure break.

Browse the different types of holiday adventure activities available below and book your place.

Grab your running shoes, dig out the bike or better yet...watch someone else do it!
Here are some Challenge Events happening in Cumbria.
Petzl Nightrunner

Petzl Nightrunner

Hawkshead

Sat 10 Dec 2016

The Petzl Night Runner Grizedale is the 2nd 10k trail run in the series. The start & finish venue is based at Grizedale Visitors Centre which makes it perfect for familes and supporters as well as runners.

Trust10 Run

Trust10 Run

Ambleside

Sun 22 Jan 2017

Trust10 – a new trail run series in the Lakes.

Montane Trail 26 & Trail 13

Montane Trail 26 & Trail 13

Hawkshead

Sun 5 Feb 2017

The Montane Trail 26 & Trail 13 Grizedale is a trail marathon & half marathon which takes place from Grizedale Forest Visitors Centre.

Trust10 Run

Trust10 Run

Ambleside

Sun 26 Feb 2017

Trust10 – a new trail run series in the Lakes.

Trust10 Run

Trust10 Run

Ambleside

Sun 26 Mar 2017

Trust10 – a new trail run series in the Lakes.

Trust10 Run

Trust10 Run

Ambleside

Sun 23 Apr 2017

Trust10 – a new trail run series in the Lakes.

ACTIVITIES

Looking for some relaxing leisure time? Play a few rounds of golf with a dramatic Cumbrian mountain backdrop or take part in some wild river fishing. There are plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy during your Lake District activity holiday or short break.

Activity Request Form

If you are looking for a specific outdoor activity or pursuit, please complete and submit our activity request form and wherever possible the people providing this activity will get in touch with you.

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