Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of Rothay Lodge & Apartment
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, 3kms), 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.
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.
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, (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.
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, (7 miles, 11kms)
Coniston village is located adjacent to Coniston water and underneath the majestic Coniston Fells of which Coniston Old Man is the most famous.
Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0QQ, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Cumbria, (1 miles, 2kms)
Picturesque Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and famed for its annual sports, is the northernmost village in the southern Lake District.
(4 miles, 6kms)
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, 13kms)
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, 4kms)
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, CA12 5UY, (8 miles, 12kms), Tel: 0871 200 22 33, www.cumbria.gov.uk/roads-transport/public-transport-road-safety/transport/publictransport/busserv/busservmap.asp
Stunning Lake District valley with inspirational mountain and lake scenery.
Cumbria, (6 miles, 10kms)
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
(2 miles, 4kms)
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.
Rosthwaite, CA, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Walk Route: Rosthwaite to Patterdale
Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JY, (4 miles, 6kms)
The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel is situated at the head of Great Langdale. Local bar meals and real ales are served in our famous Climbers Bar. Restaurant meals are served in the hotel, booking is advisable.
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