Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of 2
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.
The Boathouse, Ferry Nab Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JH, (8 miles, 13kms), Tel: 015394 44451, Email
Total adventure is an outdoor activity provider with facilities on the shores of Windermere.
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, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 015394 38066, www.langdale.co.uk
Take to the trees and tackle an exhilarating course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor. A great experience to share with friends and family, providing lots of thrills and laughs.
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.
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!
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.
Cumbria, (0.9 miles, 2kms)
Picturesque Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and famed for its annual sports, is the northernmost village in the southern Lake District.
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.
Cumbria, (4 miles, 6kms)
At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.
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.
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
(6 miles, 9kms)
Thirlmere was originally two smaller lakes, which were joined to create a single resevoir surrounded by 2000 acres of spruce and larch.
Rosthwaite, CA, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Walk Route: Rosthwaite to Patterdale
Cumbria, LA21 8EH, (5 miles, 8kms)
Coniston village is located adjacent to Coniston water and underneath the majestic Coniston Fells of which Coniston Old Man is the most famous.
Cumbria, (5 miles, 8kms)
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
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