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Cold water swimming retreat

There are a whole host of benefits to cold water immersion - from the physiological benefits (decreased inflammation, increased immunity) through to the psychological (boosts self-esteem, relieves stress, anxiety and depression).

Join us on our cold-water swimming retreat to enjoy all of these benefits in a safe, supportive environment.  

You will be in the capable hands of our expert guides and coaches Gilly McArthur, Jonathan Cowie and Vicki McCreadie who will coach you into safe cold-water immersion and guide you at some of our beautiful wild-swimming spots.

Our 2 night mini-retreat will take place on the 19th-21st January and the 1st-3rd March and includes overnight accommodation including breakfast, 3 guided swims, pop-up cinema and tea & cake each day

Prices from £880 based on 2 people sharing 

*Call 015394 33605 or email [email protected] to book

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GUIDED HIKING

The Lake District National Park offers some of the best hiking in the world, with scenery that has inspired some of the greatest artists and poets.  It also offers wild, and remote landscapes, and a myriad of paths and trails.  This can be a little daunting to the unseasoned adventurer, so why not take the pressure off and hire a guide to lead you on your journey?  Then, all you need to do, is take in the wonderful views without having  your head stuck in a map!

Vicki and Louie's Guided Walks can help you tackle some of the big mountains, lead you on paths less travelled or even just guide you on some low-level valley walks, depending on your experience and fitness.

Prices start from £180 per day

 

www.vickiandlouiesguidedwalks.co.uk

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off road driving

For something a little out of the ordinary join Kankku for the ultimate off-road driving experience.  Whether you are a complete beginner or experienced at off-road driving let Kankku take you off the beaten track to discover some of the lesser-known parts of the Lake District.

Prices start from £45 per person for a 2 hour experience or head out for a full day on a 4 x 4 safari.  Prices from £225.

www.kankku.co.uk

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paddleboarding

Rothay Manor is in an enviable location, nestled next to the River Rothay at the head of lake Windermere, and is the perfect spot to explore both the river and the lake on a stand-up paddleboard.

LakeSup offer a mobile paddleboard service where they will bring the board to Rothay Manor so you can head out on your own adventures.  If you're new to paddleboarding they also offer tuition and guidance at their location at Lakeside.

Paddleboard hire costs £50/day and includes board, paddle, bouyancy aid, leash and carry bag.  Wetsuits are also available to hire.

Mobile SUP Hire – LakeSUP Paddleboarding (lakes-sup.co.uk)