Lake District Activities

We hope you find this list of resources useful. It is no means exhaustive so please feel free to make suggestions on any additions.

Keswick Launch on Derwentwater
Enjoy a relaxing trip around the lake on one of the Derwentwater books

Hemmingways Fishing
Offering unique guided fishing trips and fly casting tuition to individuals, groups and corporate clients, on the beautiful lakes and rivers of the northern Lake District

Braithwaite Walks
Enjoy walks around Braithwaite, one of the most beautiful spots in the Lake District

Honister Slate Mine

Located at the head of Honister Pass in the centre of the Lake District, Honister Slate Mine offers a range of indoor and outdoor adventures for a range of ages and abilities. Honister is also the last working slate mine in England and home to the iconic Westmoorland Green Slate.

KONG Adventure Centre

KONG Adventure Centre we offer a wide range of fun and exciting indoor and outdoor activities. No matter what the weather, there is something for everyone.

Keswick Climbing Wall

Keswick Climbing Wall and Outdoor Adventure Centre provides a wide range of exciting outdoor adventure activities, indoor climbing and indoor archery for groups, schools, families and individuals of all ages.

Go Ape Whinlatter

England's only true Mountain Forest, is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play.

The Inn Way
Awarding-winning guidebooks to great walks & great pubs

Newlands Adventure Centre
Enjoy activities such as rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, ghyll scrambling, orienteering and archery

Ramblers Association - Working for Walkers
The Ramblers is Britain's walking charity, working to safeguard the footpaths, the countryside and other places we go walking, and to encourage more people to take up walking

John Dawson's Lake District Walks
A comprehensive index of walks of the Lake District

Lakes Pages
Lots of visitor information about the Lake District


Other Local Sites

George Fisher
Award winning Outdoor Equipment Stores in Keswick and Skipton

Keswick School
Keswick School is an 11-18, Voluntary Aided, co-educational school with an impressive record in education, locally and internationally