Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of Holly Howe Cottage
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.
Langdale Estate, Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JD, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 015394 38066, www.langdale.co.uk
The Boathouse, Ferry Nab Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JH, (5 miles, 9kms), 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!
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.
Experience a wide range of activities and adventurous experiences from taster sessions and day courses to week long multi-activity residentials. Our team offer a warm and welcoming approach to ensure you are fully supported.
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.
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.
We offer a wide range of land and water based activities in the Lake District including RYA sailing courses, corporate events, team building activities, youth group events, and family adventure days.
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.
Cumbria, (4 miles, 7kms)
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
Cumbria, (4 miles, 6kms)
Picturesque Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and famed for its annual sports, is the northernmost village in the southern Lake District.
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
(3 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.
(7 miles, 12kms)
Thirlmere was originally two smaller lakes, which were joined to create a single resevoir surrounded by 2000 acres of spruce and larch.
Cumbria, (5 miles, 7kms)
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.
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