Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of Wordsworth Cottage & Barn
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.
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.
(4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0QQ, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Cumbria, (8 miles, 12kms)
Picturesque Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and famed for its annual sports, is the northernmost village in the southern Lake District.
(5 miles, 8kms)
Thirlmere was originally two smaller lakes, which were joined to create a single resevoir surrounded by 2000 acres of spruce and larch.
(5 miles, 8kms)
Despite opposition, Haweswater was made into a reservoir in 1929 swallowing the villages of Mardale and Measand which can be seen when water is low.
Cumbria, (7 miles, 12kms)
At the heart of the central and south lakes visitor experience, Ambleside bristles with activity and is an ideal base for exploring the county.
CA, (8 miles, 12kms)
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, (7 miles, 11kms), Tel: 0845 272 0004
Pooley Bridge is situated on the river Eamont, below Dunmallard Hill, at the northern tip of Ullswater, one of Lakeland's most attractive lakes.
The Slack, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9DQ, (7 miles, 12kms), Tel: (015394) 33592
Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9QW, (6 miles, 10kms)
Little Langdale, Cumbria, LA22 9PA, (7 miles, 12kms), Tel: 01539 822222
Cycle Route: Little Langdale, Skelwith Bridge
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