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The Lake District & Cumbria

Outdoor Adventure, Education
& Residential Activity Centres

Outdoor Adventure Activity Centres and Providers in The Lake District and Cumbria – offering outdoor activities, team building and adventure for groups and individuals.

The following outdoor activity and education centres offer outdoor activities like – guided walking, cycling, mountain biking, abseiling, caving, potholing, climbing, hang gliding, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, scrambling, mountaineering, windsurfing, navigation, fishing etc for individuals, families, groups, corporate, team building, schools, stag and hen groups.

– we make no endorsements or recommendations, the information is provided on a best endeavours basis, we suggest you check that CRB checks and insurance are in place along with qualifications etc before booking any activity.

The following may be of use – The Adventure Activities Licensing Authority and Mountain Training is a number of related organisations which share a common purpose: the provision of education and training in the leadership, instruction and coaching of climbing, walking and mountaineering activities in the UK.

Bassenfell Manor Christian Centre – ideal centre for school groups and others up to 69 in number – adventure equipment in the grounds – Activity holidays for individuals and couples

Bendrigg Trust – a disabled activity residential provider. We also provide day activities in multi-activity outdoor adventure including walking, cycling, canoeing, archery etc. for all abilities, including people with physical, learning and behavioural disabilities also team building days for groups and businesses

Borrowdale Summercamp – “we aim to educate children about the outdoors in the most fun and exciting environment possible. We are all experienced instructors, who know the mountains very well”

Denton House Outdoor Activities & Hostel – We can provide a diverse range of accommodation from one person for one night right up to a group booking of 58 people!

Ghyll Head Outdoor Education Centre – residential accommodation – for groups of 44 – providing high quality outdoor education to schools, youth groups and individuals

Glaramara Adventure Centre – is a multi-purpose venue providing accommodation, bed and breakfast, evening meals, conference facilities, venue hire and outdoor activities.

High Borrans is North Tyneside Council’s outdoor education centre 3 miles from Windermere. open for private bookings – Families, adults, youth groups, scouts, guides, D of E, hen parties, birthday parties…

High Points –  individual, groups, schools and corporate clients – Abseiling, Canyoning, Kayaking, Mountaineering, Team building, Bushcraft, Caving & Potholing, Gorge / ghyll scrambling, Hill walking

Longrigg Centre – residential outdoor centre for school groups during term time, owned by Action4Youth. – challenging adventurous activities for all abilities – D of E, Schools, Youth Groups.

Low Bank Ground and Hinning House are Wigan Council’s Outdoor Education Centres – provide training and activity courses for adults and family groups and special interest holidays. available to independent groups on a catered or self- catering basis

Newlands Adventure Centre – Outdoor and Indoor Activities for School Groups, Families and Individuals in the Lake District, Day activities or 2 – 7 day courses

Ormside Mill – provides great-value accommodation for groups of up to 18 people on an exclusive use basis. – rock climbing, canoeing, gorge walking and geocaching amongst others.

Patterdale Hall – residential outdoor education centre managed by Bolton School in Lancashire – a fully catered service for up to 66 clients – willing to talk to any group no matter how small

The Lake District Calvert Trust outdoor adventure holidays for people with disabilities – accessible accommodation, breaks for schools, groups, families and individuals with their friends and carers

Thurston Outdoor Education Centre – School Groups both Primary and Secondary, Youth Clubs, Scouts & Guides, Staff Training, Personal & Social Development, Adult Activity Weekends, D of E.