The Lake District offers a wide range of exciting activities, here are just a few:

Tree top adventure:

Set in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Grizedale Forest offers an unrivalled day out with four unparalled experiences to let loose on. Tree Top Adventure will test the nerve of the fearless with its mix of high rope crossings and massive zip wires. If zip wires are your thing, breathe in the fresh forest air as you fly zip-to-zip over 3km with our Zip Trekking Adventure.

Explore the Lake District in the saddle

A chance to experience an exclusive ‘hands-on’ riding day with magnificent Clydesdales, or enjoy the beauty of the Lake District whilst sitting in a horse drawn carriage.

For an unforgettable experience with horses

Clay pigeon shooting in the beautiful grounds of the Wild Boar Inn

Shooting is a skillful and exciting sport, whether you have never shot before, or you are an experienced shooter, we arrange sessions to suit your individual requirement.  We provide taster sessions, one to one tuition, stag and hen parties, wedding parties, shoot and dine packages, off site shoots at your own venue and large corporate group bookings. Our main clay shooting site is based between Windermere and Kendal at The Wild Boar in Crook, we also have many other hotel locations and private locations based all over the Lake District, Cumbria.


Situated in the heart of the English Lake District, Windermere Golf Club is regarded as one of the finest courses in Cumbria. Established in 1891, the course is unique - modest in length but challenging and offering spectacular views of Windermere and the surrounding fells and some of the most breathtaking scenery anywhere in the UK.


Right on your doorstep is one of the most popular and iconic walks in the Lake District, the Dales Way. Several walks from the barn include sections of the Dales Way and details of circular walks from the barn can be found in your welcome folder. They take in some breath taking views and the view from the top of School Knott is breath taking.


The walks are a mixture of lanes and fells and in wet weather sturdy boots or wellies are needed. Walks are suitable for walkers of all abilities and offer stunning views over Windermere and the Lyth Valley.


There are many ways to enjoy Lake Windermere, from kayaking to lake cruises make sure you build in time to explore the Lake.

Explore the Lake District off road 4 x 4

Discover a different side to the Lake District from the driving seat of a Kankku 4x4. Experience your own adventure, perfect for complete beginners to experienced 4x4 drivers. Take the wheel of a Kankku vehicle whatever the weather, seven days a week all year round.

Lakeland Pony Treks

The centre allows for families to experience horse riding in the Lake District amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. 

Lakeland Pony Treks is set on the edge of Limefitt Holiday Park based in the historic valley of Troutbeck only two miles away from the town of Windermere.

We have a selection of horse rides to suit every age and ability all beginner rides are off road amongst the lovely scenery of the Troutbeck Valley.