Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of 2
Hire a bike from the local cycle hire experts. We offer quality cycle hire, spares and repairs, route information and maps, day trips, short breaks and longer tours.
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.
Langdale Estate, Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JD, (0.4 miles, 0.7kms), Tel: 015394 38066, www.langdale.co.uk
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 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.
Esthwaite Water is the largest stocked lake in the North West of England, offering renowned top of the water action in true loch style, set amidst breathtaking scenery. Tuition available. Tackle shop onsite.
Bare-boat charter and training yachts operated from superb jetties with a full yacht chandlery, boat brokerage and repair facility. Corporate events and team building.
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.
Courses for anyone wanting to learn more about the working Border Collie. You will handle one of our dogs under full instruction from Alan, your trainer. Watch the young dogs starting their training and trial standard dogs.
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.
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.
(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.
(2 miles, 2kms)
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, (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.
(0.2 miles, 0.3kms)
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, (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.
Rosthwaite, CA, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Walk Route: Rosthwaite to Patterdale
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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