Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of Little Parrock
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
Tuition/hire in canoes, kayaks, sailing boats, dragon boat, Viking longship voyager canoe on Derwentwater, individuals/groups/families/special needs catered for.
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.
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!
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.
Cumbria, CA12 5UY, (7 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, (7 miles, 10kms)
The pretty, narrow cobbled streets, squares, courtyards and whitewashed cottages of Hawkshead make for an idyllic Lakeland setting.
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, (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
Rosthwaite, CA, (6 miles, 9kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Walk Route: Rosthwaite to Patterdale
(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.
New Dungeon Ghyll, Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JX, (2 miles, 3kms), www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/visiting/planyourvisit/travelandtransport/carparks/carpark_langdale
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, (1 miles, 2kms)
Picturesque Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and famed for its annual sports, is the northernmost village in the southern Lake District.
(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.
Cumnbria, (3 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Langdale - Coniston - Langdale
Cycle Route: Langdale, Coniston, Langdale
Coniston, Cumbria, (7 miles, 11kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Cycle Route: Coniston Water
Great Langdale, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JU, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 015394 32733, Email
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