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  • Adventure Activities Licensing Authority
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism

Guided Walking

Mountain Day

Mountain Day

Details

What does the activity involve?
Transport will be needed to explore on foot the mountain fells & paths of the Lake District National Park. Experience some of the most magnificent scenery in the country and learn about the natural environment. Challenge can be tailored to the group, a full mountain or two for an able group or smaller fells and lowland walks for younger participants or just those who would like a more relaxed day.

What are the aims of this activity?
To provide an ideal environment for adventure and discovery. Opportunities exist for personal and group challenges as well as acquiring and developing skills such as navigation. The mountain environment offers many possibilities for environmental learning or simply enjoying the peace away from today's hectic pace of life.

Opening details

Duration: All day
Ages: 8 - Adult

Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Contact

Lakeside YMCA

01253 89115

Address

Lakeside,
Newby Bridge,
Ulverston,
Cumbria,
LA12 8BD

Directions

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Map reference: SD 374897  Lat: 54.29904 Long: -2.96338

By Road
The southern Lake District is conveniently linked to the M6 motorway. To find Lakeside, leave the M6 at Junction 36 and follow the A590 which is sign-posted Barrow-in- Furness. Approximately 18 miles after leaving the motorway you will reach the Newby Bridge roundabout. Continue through the roundabout on the A590 and turn first right over a bridge and past the Swan Hotel. Lakeside is sign-posted three and a half miles along this road on the right. The Main entrance is based at North Camp which is the second turning after South Camp.

By Rail
South Lakeland is linked to all mainline services. The nearest station is at Grange-Over-Sands which is connected with the stations of Lancaster and Carnforth on the West Coast Line making it an easy destination from London, Scotland, or continental Europe. It is also possible to reach Lakeside from the east of Britain by taking the picturesque Leeds to Lancaster line that also connects at Carnforth. From Grange-Over-Sands station, road transport to Lakeside is required.

Parking: free

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