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Activity Weekend in the Lake District …

More and more people are looking for something a little bit different when visiting the Lake District and with this, in mind, we have looked at five ways you can explore the lakes in an individual way … no more jumping on a boat with 100 other people or walking on the paths with everyone else …

Let’s start with CBA events based at Graythwaite Estates - an established full-service events company which provides products and services to complement any meeting, conference, event, family celebration, wedding party, or birthday. Creativity, enthusiasm and years of experience have provided a wealth of knowledge and heaps of ideas to meet and exceed expectations.

T: 0333 241 2890


River Deep Mountain High offer full or half day packages to enable you to experience a new perspective on the Lake District making them the perfect addition to any holiday. Whether you are after fun, leisure, adrenalin or a personal challenge, their activities have something for you. Through years of experience and customer feedback they offer some of the best Lake District activities, with quality equipment, routes, service, and attention to detail – it’s the small things that make the difference.

T: 01539 528 666


If you’re staying in the North lakes and seeking a bit of adventure then look no further than Newlands Adventure Centreif you are considering a full blown multi activity package then they have everything you want if that’s, taking part in a gentle stroll on the shores of Derwentwater or the magnificent high ridges of the Lake District Northern Fells or even a challenging rock climb they can do it all.

If that’s not for you then why not try a thrilling mountain bike descent, canoeing, ghyll scrambling, orienteering. The possibilities are endless, and the choice is all yours!

T :017687 78463

If you want to experience the lake at close quarters and are looking for something special then take a look at Derwent Water Marina located on the shores of Derwentwater. It offers a varied and interesting range of adventurous activities to groups and individuals.

They are a Royal Yachting and British Canoe Union training centre and hold an AALA (Adventure Activities Licencing Authority) licence, giving you the absolute reassurance that they will deliver a quality session that has your safety and enjoyment as a priority.

They provide courses and taster sessions in the following activities:- Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Kayaking and Stand up Paddleboarding.

They also run the following activity sessions: Group Canoeing, Raft Building and Ghyll Scrambling.

T: 017687 72912

Seeking to get out and about on the fells and don’t have the confidence to do so then we have the perfect people in The Lake District Walker - Whatever your ability they have a walk, challenge or activity that's fun, affordable and with something on their diary of events every day of the year it's always an adventure with the guides of The Lake District Walker.

T: 01900 826291

We have over 300 perfectly placed Holiday Cottages in the Lake District National Park - Perfect locations from which to explore the Largest UNESCO World Heritage site Lake District, Heart of the Lakes will be sure to have something perfect for you.