Exploring the Lakes

Go Racing.  Throughout the summer national hunt racing happens on the edge of the picturesque village of Cartmel.  Its a great day out for all the family with picnics and fairground rides.

Steam Railways
.  The nearest starts from just near the hotel at Lakeside.  Or journey for seven miles from the delightful coastal village of Ravenglass through two glorious valleys to the foot of England’s highest mountains by steam train, some of the carriages are even open!

Lower Sizergh Barn - Eat homemade cakes whilst watching the cows being milked, then go for a walk on the farm trail.  Please check their website for milking times.

River Deep Mountain High provides adventurous outdoor activities in the Lake District, for individuals, couples, families and groups.  Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Abseiling and more! High quality equipment, hot chocolate and fully qualified instructors.

YMCA Lakeside The largest outdoor activity centre in Cumbria offering activities including Kayaking or Canoeing on Lake Windermere, exploring crags on the hills, or swinging through the local forests on King Swings. With Obstacle courses for those that like a challenge and mentally testing courses for those that like a bit of strategic planning.

Hawkshead Trout Farm at Esthwaite Water have Trout Fishing, Winter Pike Fishing, Fly Fishing Tuition, Kids Catch Your Own enclosure, Hot and Cold Food, Farm Shop, Tackle Shop, Disabled Access and Free Stunning Views

Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole has an adventure playground packed with rope walks, slides, swings, scramble nets and zip wires. Conquer the wooden fort or mess about on the shipwrecked boat! There's also a lakeshore, jetty and trails around the gardens.

Holker Hall is the home of Lord and Lady Cavendish who welcome visitors of all ages to one of the best-loved stately homes in Britain. Magnificently situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay, Holker Hall is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into Parkland framed by the Lakeland Hills.  There are many events throughout the year including a famous garden festival.

Go Ape is a ‘high-wire forest adventure’.With giant obstacle courses up in the trees using ladders, walkways, bridges and tunnels made of wood, rope and super-strong wire, and top it all off with the country’s best zip lines

Grange Golf Club is only a short drive from the hotel, they welcome new visitors at this fabulous 18 hole course.




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