Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of Kiln How Cottage
Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft is based in the heart of the Lake District National Park in the bustling town of Keswick. We are specialist providers of canoe tours, bush craft and wilderness skills, river trips and canoe expeditions.
The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet and can be reached by strolling through ancient woodland and landscaped glades. The perfect place for a family and picnic.
Whinlatter Forest Park is England's only true mountain forest. Rising to 790 metres above sea level Whinlatter offers spectacular views of the Lake District and into Scotland.
A spectacular gyrocopter trial flight and unique flying lesson. You have the thrill of taking control or just take in the views. Based at Berrier airstrip near Penrith/Ullswater/Keswick. Ideal gift or just to treat yourself.
Wide range of activities including horse riding, quad biking, go-karting, archery, clay pigeon shooting and Stalwart Army truck. The first stop for paintball in Cumbria. We operate 2 paintball sites and also have a mobile unit.
Tuition/hire in canoes, kayaks, sailing boats, dragon boat, Viking longship voyager canoe on Derwentwater, individuals/groups/families/special needs catered for.
Take to the trees and tackle an exhilarating course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip slides high above the forest floor. Go Ape is a great experience to share with friends and family, providing lots of thrills and laughs.
Our locations offer Motor sports, Shooting, Adventures in, within and under the mountains, Horse riding, Watersports and many more. Corporate events and all-in weekends for School and Youth groups, Stags, Hens, Civil partnership breaks etc.
48 Devonshire Road, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 9AJ, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 07984 410230, Email, www.morethanmountains.co.uk/Rock-Climbing-Lake-District.html
Get more from your trip to the Lake District. Come climbing, scrambling or walking with More Than Mountains, a small, friendly company running courses throughout Cumbria.
Cumbria, CA12 5UY, (7 miles, 11kms), 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.
CA, (0.2 miles, 0.3kms)
From a 17th-century mining community at the base of Blencathra to 19th-century water resource at the foot of Helvellyn, the two communities of Threlkeld and Thirlmere are linked by the lovely Vale of St John.
Cumbria, CA12 5JR, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 017687 72645, Email
Keswick is an attractive traditional small market town, which offers a variety of attractions, friendly shopping and a range of local delicacies.
Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, CA12 4QG, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01539 822222
The village of Bassenthwaite lies around 1 mile east of Bassenthwaite Lake. The lake is the most northerly of the lakes and is also one of the largest.
Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0QQ, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01539 822222
(7 miles, 11kms)
Thirlmere was originally two smaller lakes, which were joined to create a single resevoir surrounded by 2000 acres of spruce and larch.
(8 miles, 13kms)
Ullswater is the second largest lake at 7.5 miles long. Its is very deep and at picturesque with a lake road affording some lovely scenery.
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