Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of 2 & 7 Lingmoor View
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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, (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.
(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.
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.
(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, (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.
- Parks & Gardens, Wildlife & Nature, Natural Features
- Water Sports
- Other Extreme Sports, Climbing & Caving, Outdoor Centres, Outdoor Activities
- Business & Conference Centres
- Visitor Centres
- Cycling & Mountain Biking
- Off Roading
- Villages & Towns
- Industrial Heritage