Park nearly Wilf’s Cafe

There are beautiful walks straight from the Café from gentle, pram friendly paths by the river to the energetic over the hills. We sell a simple map with walks from the Café that will introduce you to the area.

Gurnal Dubs

Dubs The wooded promontory appears as an island on the OS Map.The Tarn was called Fothergill Tarn named after some previous owners the Fothergills of Lowbridge House. This Tarn and Potter tar.

Potter Fell
Wheelbase Lake District

Our neighbours in the Mill Yard for everything to do with bikes & bike hire during the summer. Located in the picturesque village of Staveley, the UK’s largest cycle store is only 15 minutes’ drive from the M6 motorway and 10 minutes from Windermere. With over 600 bikes on display in store, spread across our massive 16,000 sq. ft. premises, we have dedicated areas for Road, MTB, E-Bike, Women, Kids and everything in between. Our staff are all passionate cyclists, specialising in a variety of disciplines, united by a love of all things two wheels.

Wheelbase
Windermere Canoe & Kayak

Welcome to our Windermere lakeshore boathouse located within the unique & mountainous setting of the Lake District National Park, just twenty minutes from the M6. A great activity for complete novices and perfect for families who just want to get out on the water and have some fun!

We are open every day 9am-5pm

Windermere Canoe & Kayak
British Orienteering

Orienteering is an exciting and challenging outdoor sport that exercises mind and body. The aim is to navigate between control points marked on an orienteering map.

In competitive orienteering the challenge is to complete the course in the quickest time choosing your own best route.

British Orienteering
Curlew Guided Walking

Holidays and short breaks in the North of England. Our experience, enthusiasm and local knowledge enable us to show you places and features often missed by other visitors. Wherever we go you will see reminders of a fascinating and often turbulent past – from castles and stone circles to historic churches or houses.

Curlew Guided Walking
Lancaster Cycling Club

If you like riding a bike and you live in or near Lancaster then come and join the Lancaster and South Lakes CTC. If you are a member of Cycling UK then you are already a paid up member of our Club - all you have to do is come on a ride and get on the mailing list. If you are not already a member of Cycling UK you are welcome to come on our rides a few times... until you join!

Lancaster Cycling Club
Eden Valley section of the CTC

The Eden Valley Section of the CTC (we call ourselves EVCTC) caters primarily for cyclists in Cumbria’s Eden Valley which comprises Penrith, Appleby and Kirkby Stephen, but also includes many out of area riders from Carlisle, Cockermouth, Barnard Castle and the Scottish borders.

Eden Valley section of the CTC
Kendal Mountaineering Club

Kendal Mountaineering Club (KMC) is an active and friendly Kendal-based club with members from Kendal, Lancaster, Ulverston and across the South Lakes.

We hold regular meets throughout the year locally and beyond.

Kendal Mountaineering Club
Mountain Activity Section (MAS)

Was formed to cover all outdoor pursuits which can take place in hilly areas and to encourage family participation in its activities, camping in all types of unit. Information about organised events etc.

Mountain Activity Section (MAS) part of the Camping and Caravanning Club
Open Adventure

Adventure Races in the playground of the North of England – 5 and 24 hour.

Open Adventure
Adventure Races

Questars adventure races involve trail running, mountain biking and the option to do some kayaking as well. These events bring you the very best of adrenalin filled adventure racing, in some of the most spectacular locations in the UK. Questars adventure races appeal to everyone from complete beginners to experienced adventure racers alike.

Adventure Races

Holiday Organising & Accommodation

Camp Sites!

Whether you’re heading to bustling Keswick or seeking the peace of the fells at Langdale, Patterdale or Wasdale, our selection of campsites in the Lake District will help you find the perfect place to stay.

Camp Sites
Camper Vans

Whether you’re looking to rent a motorhome from Kendal or for campsites to park up your campervan. What better way to explore the Lake District than behind the wheel of a campervan or motorhome and, as the gateway into the National Park, Kendal is the perfect town to pick up from.

Camper Vans
Lakes Cottage Holidays

A local company with over 25 years’ experience in holiday letting in Lake District and Cumbria. Stay in a variety of different properties. Pet-friendly cottages and short breaks available

Lakes Cottage Holidays
Cottages in Cumbria

Every property we list has been personally inspected by us. Dedicated Property Managers with real knowledge of their portfolio. Safe and secure, your booking is handled with all the care you expect. Real people, on hand to help our customers every day until late.

Cottages in Cumbria
Mountain guiding and holiday organising!

Walking with an experienced Mountain Leader is an enjoyable, stress free way of experiencing the splendour of the hills without the worries of organising transport, accommodation, route selection and navigation.

Mountain guiding and holiday organising
Hot Tub Hideaways

These hot tub holidays in the Lake District have been hand picked. Whether it be a family lodge holiday, a hen party of a romantic weekend break, you are guaranteed to find "the one"

Hot Tub Hideaways

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