You may be surprised by how much the Lakes has to offer

The Lake District (and beyond) offers a huge-range of activities, attractions & places to visit that suit all interests, age ranges, budget &weather conditions.  Below is a handful of these things to do, along with suggestions of who might enjoy them the most ...

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Kankku

 

Real off road driving adventure; KANKKU puts you in the driving seat of specially prepared 4x4 vehicles, where you can discover the Lake District from a new angle.

 

First time or advanced expeditions for individuals, families or groups to take the wheel... or you can bring your own 4x4. Learn new driving skills as you are expertly guided on challenging rough and rocky off road terrain on a gripping journey with a spectacular lake and mountain backdrop.

 

Distance from Langdale - 8.5 miles

 

015394 47414 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Windermere Canoe Kayak

 

You will not find a greater selection of boats available to hire, demo or buy anywhere in the Lake District.

 

Explore the many islands and feel free to land on Windermere Canoe Kayak’s very own sponsored island - ‘Thompson’s Holme’. Take in the true beauty of Windermere and its unique mountainous setting.

 

Distance from Langdale - 8.5 miles

 

015394 44451 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Lakeland Climbing Centre

 

The Lakeland Climbing Centre offers superb indoor and outdoor rock climbing experiences and is Cumbria’s premier climbing centre with the tallest indoor climbing wall in the country and the finest bouldering walls in the Lake District and North West of England. Our experienced team is dedicated to helping people experience the exhilaration that climbing has to offer in a truly unique and atmospheric venue. Whatever your climbing goals are we offer a wide range of sessions, courses, and climbing facilities to suit beginners through to experts.

 

Distance from Langdale - 17.7 miles

 

01539 721766 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Edensoaring - Gliding Experience

 

What is Gliding?

 

Gliding is to fly gracefully and silently without the vibration and noise of an engine. Modern gliders are reliable and very strong - stronger than the equivalent sized power plane yet their slender wings allow them to glide smoothly, climbing in the air as it passes over the mountains. Most gliders have a single-seat (i.e. just carry a pilot) but we have two-seaters that allow you to fly with a BGA qualified instructor. Gliding can be as exciting and challenging as you

 

Distance from Langdale - 37.3 miles

 

07866 730273 - Visit Website

 

 

 

GoApe!

 

Our Grizedale tree top adventure has always proved a popular day out. Built on a side of a hill, it feels seriously high. And that’s because it is.  You’ll fly 200 metres across the top of the Grizedale Beck and marvel at the forest canopy 18 metres up a magnificent Douglas Fir.

 

You and your tribe can expect the ultimate adventure at Grizedale.

 

Distance from Langdale - 10 miles

 

0845 643 92 15 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Predator Experience

 

Predator Experience provides innovative bird of prey falconry days and reptile experiences within the stunning Lake District National Park in Cumbria. Motivated by the need to protect bio-versity within the natural world, will won't just show you how these birds live, we'll take you there!

 

Distance from Langdale - 20 miles

 

07500 956348 / 07733 366748 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Windermere Lake Cruises

 

Windermere Lake Cruises offer more than a ferry service. We hold private charters, lunch cruises, buffet cruises, corporate hospitality, public sailings and group travel. Steamers and launches sail daily throughout the year from Bowness.

 

Distance from Langdale - 9.8 miles

 

015394 43360 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Ullswater Steamers

 

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ is an award winning environmental accredited Lake District attraction celebrating over 150 years of operating lake cruises on England’s most beautiful lake, Ullswater. Ullswater ‘Steamers’ create the perfect opportunity to combine a lake cruise with some of the most famous and spectacular walks in the Lake District.

 

Distance from Langdale - 13.4 miles

 

017684 82229 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Levens Hall & Gardens

 

 

Elizabethan mansion and world famous topiary gardens designed by M Beaumont in 1694, fountain garden and buttery, licenced restaurant and gift shop.

 

Distance from Langdale - 22.5 miles

 

01539 560321 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Muncaster Castle

 

Historic haunted Castle home to the Pennington family for 800 years. A 70-acre garden famous for its collection of rhododendrons and azaleas set against the stunning backdrop of the Lakeland fells. World Owl Centre home to over 40 species.

 

Distance from Langdale - 34.2 miles

 

01229 717614 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Holker Hall & Gardens

 

Family home to the Cavendish's, Victorian wing, glorious gardens and parkland, woodlands, food hall, gift shop and courtyard cafe.

 

Distance from Langdale - 24.2 miles

 

015395 58328 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Lakeland Maize Maze

 

Family attraction, maze, soft play, go karts, animals, pets, events, parties and refreshments.

 

Distance from Langdale - 20 miles

 

015395 61760 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Grizedale Forest & Visitor Centre

 

Grizedale Forest has activities for all ages from mountain biking to relaxing walks, Go-Ape to sculpture in the forest. The visitor centre includes the forest shop, Cafe in the Forest and Grizedale Mountain Bikes bike hire and shop.

 

Distance from Langdale - 20 miles

 

01229 860010 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Lakeland Motor Museum

 

A unique combination of interrelated stories and a fascinating visitor experience. Over 100 years of motoring history, the Campbell Bluebird exhibition, IOM TT tribute display and the Leven Valley heritage centre. Gift shop and Cafe Ambio.

 

Distance from Langdale - 18 miles

 

015395 30400 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Lakes Aquarium

 

Explore worlds of watery fun at Lakes Aquarium. Discover otters, pike, perch and char aswell as marmoset monkeys, caiman and British sharks and rays.

 

Distance from Langdale - 18 miles

 

015395 30153 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Kendal Museum

 

One of the oldest museums in the country with outstanding collections of natural history, archaeology and local history. Programme of exhibitions and events.

 

Distance from Langdale - 16 miles

 

01539 815597 - Visit Website

 

 

 

 

Lakeland Segway

 

As the UK's longest established "SegwayAuthorized" tour provider, let Lakeland Segway introduce you to this innovative and novel way of "gliding" around a private Lakeland Estate that borders the western shores of Windermere. We offer full training followed by personally guided tours of a scenic and tranquil privately owned 5,000 acre estate nestling in the Lake District National Park.

 

Distance from Langdale - 12 miles

 

07500 956348 / 07733 366748 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Keswick Adventure Centre

 

Keswick Adventure Centre (A founder member of the Lakes Adventure Partnership) has been established in order to provide excellent, affordable outdoor adventure activities for all visitors to our stunning Lake District National Park. We operate in and around the beautiful Borrowdale and Newlands valleys and utilise the fantastic Via Ferrata at Honister Slate Mine.

 

Distance from Langdale - 15.7 miles

 

017687 75687 - Visit Website

 

 

 

Cartmel Racecourse

 

Against the backdrop of the beautiful English Lake District, Cartmel Races rekindles the spirit of the original steeplechases. Large crowds descend on the centre of the racecourse for picnics and parties while the horses race around the outside

 

Distance from Langdale - 23.5 miles

 

015395 36340 - Visit Website

 

 

 

 

 

This is just a selection of attractions and activities in The Lake District.  Please visit GoLakes Attractions for information on other activities and attractions available.

 

 

 

Langdale Leisure Ltd does not endorse any of these companies, and we recommend that you contact them direct before you visit, to ensure they are open and any information is up to date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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