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Honister Slate Mine
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XN

The last working slate mine in England. Fully guided mine tours and Via Ferrata. Browse the visitor centre. Our Sky Hi cafe serves freshly prepared, locally sourced, paninis, and soups.

 
 
Whinlatter Forest Park & Visitor Centre
VistEngland VAQAS

Whinlatter Pass, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW

Whinlatter Forest Park is England's only true mountain forest. Rising to 790 metres above sea level Whinlatter offers spectacular views of the Lake District and into Scotland.

 
 
Grizedale Forest Park and Visitor Centre
VistEngland VAQAS

Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ

Grizedale Forest has activities for all ages from mountain biking to relaxing walks, Go-Ape to sculpture in the forest. The visitor centre includes the forest shop, Cafe in the Forest and Grizedale Mountain Bikes bike hire and shop.

 
 
Mickledore Travel

42 St. Johns Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5AG

Self guided walking and cycling holidays. Short breaks walking in the Lakes, Hadrian's Wall, Coast to Coast and more.

 
 
Borrowdale

Cumbria, CA12 5UY

Stunning Lake District valley with inspirational mountain and lake scenery.

 
 
Elterwater

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Elterwater lies in an attractive setting, a few miles west of Ambleside, hidden behind Loughrigg and Silver How, at the entrance to Great Langdale.

 
 
Sedbergh

Cumbria, -

Dating back to the Roman times, Sedbergh is an attractive market town full of character with an engaging mix of cobbled yards and historic buildings.

 
 
Ambleside

Cumbria, -

At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.

 
 
Ullswater

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Ullswater is the second largest lake at 7.5 miles long. Its is very deep and at picturesque with a lake road affording some lovely scenery.

 
 
Thirlmere

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Thirlmere was originally two smaller lakes, which were joined to create a single resevoir surrounded by 2000 acres of spruce and larch.

 
 
Ulverston

Town Hall, Queen Street, LA12 7AR, LA12 7AR

Ulverston is South Lakeland's festival town. It is a market town with unique charm, friendly traditional shops and original cobbled streets.

 
 
Wetheral

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The picturesque village of Wetheral stands on the River Eden near to Carlisle surrounded by unspoilt countryside with pleasant walks.

 
 

Rosthwaite, CA

Walk Route: Rosthwaite to Patterdale

 
 
Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail

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Walk Route: Gilsland-Brampton-Crosby on Eden-Carlisle-Bowness on Solway

 
 
Keswick

Cumbria, CA12

Keswick is an attractive traditional small market town, which offers a variety of attractions, friendly shopping and a range of local delicacies.

 
 

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Walk Route: Carlisle-Wetheral-Armathwaite-Kirkoswald-Langwathby-Appleby-Warcop-Kirkby Stephen

 
 
Langdale

New Dungeon Ghyll, Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JX

Today, the Valleys are recognised as one of the most beautiful places in the Lake District and in medieaval days, were home to a woolen mill.