Things to do

Show more details of Steam Yacht Gondola Steam Yacht Gondola

Pier Cottage, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AJ  Tel: 015394 41288
Float back to Victorian times as you indulge in a luxurious cruise on captivating Coniston water in this exquisite steam-powered craft.


 Show more details of Grizedale Forest & Visitor CentreGrizedale Forest & Visitor Centre

Grizedale, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ  Tel: 01229 860010
Grizedale Forest offers a range of activities for all ages through the year, from mountain biking to relaxing walks, Go-Ape to the sculpture trails. The new visitor centre includes the Café in the Forest and mountain bike hire shop.

Show more details of RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve

RSPB  Leighton Moss Nature Reserve

Myers Farm, Silverdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 0SW  Tel: 01524 701601
Nature reserve with special wildlife, nature trails with birdwatching hides, RSPB shop, visitor centre and tea room. A great day out.


Show more details of Brockhole - Lake District Visitor CentreBrockhole  - the Lake District Visitor Centre 

Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ  Tel: 015394 46601

Visitor centre with interactive exhibitions, Mawson gardens, adventure playground, shop and information centre. Lakeshore access for all.


Surf the Turf Kendal - Lakeland Mountain boarding Centre,
Rains Hall farm, Kendal, nerar the Maize Maze
 Call Markus on 07740861019 for bookings and further information.  Offers beginners, intermediate and advanced mountain boarding (a cross between skateboarding and snowboarding but down a grassy hill) along with Zorbing (rolling down a hill in a giant inflatable hamster ball)

Honister Pass Via Verrata, located at the Honister Pass Slate Mines the Via Ferrata course offers a high mountain challenge for all the family.  The challenging cliff route, lined with iron steps and rods to aid the climb (hence via ferrata from the italian) takes 2 to 3 hours and is suitable for children age 10 and upwards when accompanied by an adult.
Call 017687 77714 for Via Ferrata bookings or 017687 77230 for slate mine tours