Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of Gold Rill Country House Hotel
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, pannins, soups and crepes.
Langdale Estate, Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JD, (2 miles, 2kms), Tel: 015394 38066, www.langdale.co.uk
The Lake District's only electric bike specialists. We offer a comprehensive package of electric bike hire, guided rides, guided tours, bike sales and service.
Esthwaite Water is a first class, well managed Trout fishery. It is a beautiful natural 280 acre water situated in the heart of the English Lake District with excellent facilities for boat or bank fishing.
We offer a wide range of land and water based activities in the Lake District including RYA sailing courses, corporate events, team building activities, youth group events, and family adventure days.
35 exciting treetop challenges designed to enable you to swing, climb, balance and fly your way through the ancient woodland canopy whilst discovering views previously reserved for the squirrels and bats!
Cumbria, (8 miles, 12kms)
Just a mile from the lake shores, Windermere is a small yet charming Lakeland town, with a great choice of welcoming B&Bs and guest houses.
Tarn Hows is a stunning local beauty spot, artificially made in the 19th Century by joining 3 tarns together. In 1929 it was bought by Beatrix Potter who sold it to the National Trust. There is a 1.5 mile, level footpath around the tarn
Cycle Route: Tarn Hows Circuit, Near Consiton
(4 miles, 7kms)
Thirlmere was originally two smaller lakes, which were joined to create a single resevoir surrounded by 2000 acres of spruce and larch.
New Dungeon Ghyll, Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JX, (2 miles, 3kms), www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/visiting/planyourvisit/travelandtransport/carparks/carpark_langdale
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.
Cumbria, (6 miles, 9kms)
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
(2 miles, 3kms)
Elterwater lies in an attractive setting, a few miles west of Ambleside, hidden behind Loughrigg and Silver How, at the entrance to Great Langdale.
Cumbria, (8 miles, 12kms)
Situated on the shores of lake Windermere, the bustling town of Bowness offers a great variety of visitor attractions, accommodation and shops.
Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0QQ, (7 miles, 11kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Rosthwaite, CA, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Walk Route: Rosthwaite to Patterdale
Cumbria, (3 miles, 5kms)
At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.
- Water Sports
- Other Extreme Sports, Outdoor Centres, Outdoor Activities
- Business & Conference Centres
- Visitor Centres
- Cycling & Mountain Biking
- Off Roading
- Natural Features
- Villages & Towns
- Industrial Heritage