Browsing leisure activities within 8 miles of The Old School House
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.
The Boathouse, Ferry Nab Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JH, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 015394 44451, Email
Total adventure is an outdoor activity provider with facilities on the shores of Windermere.
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, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 015394 38066, www.langdale.co.uk
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.
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.
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.
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.
Courses for anyone wanting to learn more about the working Border Collie. You will handle one of our dogs under full instruction from Alan, your trainer. Watch the young dogs starting their training and trial standard dogs.
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.
(5 miles, 8kms)
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, (6 miles, 9kms)
Picturesque Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth and famed for its annual sports, is the northernmost village in the southern Lake District.
Cumbria, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
- Parks & Gardens, Wildlife & Nature
- Water Sports
- Flying, Other Extreme Sports, Climbing & Caving, Outdoor Centres, Outdoor Activities
- Business & Conference Centres
- Visitor Centres
- Cycling & Mountain Biking
- Off Roading
- Villages & Towns