The local outdoor activities

Outdoor Pursuits in the Lake District

Outdoor Cycling Activites

The Lake District is the perfect place with its breathtaking backdrop and wonderful terrain for experiencing outdoor pursuits from Kayaking to rock climbing or abseiling. Lingmoor Guesthouse’s central location makes it easy for guests to experience the different terrain that the Lake District can offer.

Below are just some of the activity providers and activities that you can experience whilst on a short Break in Windermere and the Lake District.

Bigland Hall Estate 2 miles from Newby Bridge south lake district, offer clay shooting, target shooting, archery, fishing, quad trekking and 4×4 off roading. Telephone 01539 531728

Grizdale Forest visitor centre near Ambleside in the lake district offers Go Ape an activity course set in the forest with cargo nets, rope slides etc. They also offer mountain bike hire for the splendid bike routes through the forest and of course walking, through the forest. They have superb children’s play area with great climbing frames and a good cafe and shop.

Low Wood Watersport’s and activity centre at Troutbeck Bridge, lake district offer kayaking – a great way to explore Lake Windermere. They also offer windsurfing, sailing, a climbing wall and an outdoor trampoline with harness. Telephone 01539 439441

Windermere Outdoor Activity Centre is on Rayrigg road Windermere, lake district, offer kayaking, windsurfing and sailing lessons. Telephone 01539 447183

Windermere Pitch & Putt on the Glebe road in Bowness, is a municipal 18 hole course on which to have fun, it also has a crazy golf course, a putting green and tennis courts.

Windermere Lake Cruise offer boat hire both rowing or motored, they are situated by the small tourist information centre at the edge of the lake Windermere.

Shepherds Boat Hire is also found on the Glebe road by the Pump House Coffee shop.

Walking in the Lake District
There are so many walks to do in the Lake District that it would be impossible to name them all. One of the walks we will mention is The Windermere Way which offers a walk right around Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake. It offers some low lake shore walking with asents of all ther high points around the lake. The route is broken into four parts so that you can comfortably manage a days walk for them. Visit for more information. For more information on walking in the Lake District please visit the walking page.