Outdoor activities

Whether you’re a novice or more experienced in outdoor adventure there are a range of outdoor activities to get involved in. From sailing and canoeing on the lake, taking a pony ride across the fells, rock climbing, or abseiling down a cliff there is no time to get bored!

Ullswater boasts some of the most beautiful walks around the Lake District, with many Wainright fells to conquer; including England’s highest peak Scafell Pike. Take in the breathtaking scenery, rugged, rural landscape and cascading waterfalls en route.

Ullswater is the hidden gem, off the beaten track and you’ll find some of the most exhilarating and thrilling outdoor activities in the Lake District to get involved in. There really is something for everyone from families who love to explore, to thrill seeking daredevils!

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Fellfoot
Askham
Penrith
CA10 2PG
01768 864909
We have a strong and highly respected reputation in the fields of fell running, adventure racing, coaching and mountaincraft.
Distant Horizons
Leeming Farm, Watermillock
CA11 0JJ
017684 86465
Adventurous outdoor activities based in the heart of Ullswater
Nic’s Nordic Walks
07976 949488
Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique and is not to be confused with trekking, hill walking or trail running as the poles are not planted in front of the walker/runner but in a specific way that increases the use of the upper body. It can be done by anybody, anywhere and does not require expensive equipment or clothing.
Friends of the Ullswater Way
01931 712 174
The Friends of the Ullswater Way are a local group whose aim is to celebrate all that makes the Ullswater Valley special
Lake District Gyroplanes
Berrier Airfield, Near Ullswater, Penrith
CA11 0XD
017684 83859
Lake District Gyroplanes is based at it’s own airstrip at Berrier just a couple of miles to the north of Ullswater.
Ullswater Yacht Club
Howtown Road, Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NA
01768 486333
A family-friendly sailing club on beautiful Ullswater with something for everyone. Learn to sail at our Ullswater Sailing School
Rookin House
Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Ullswater,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
Lake District
CA11 0SS
017684 83561
Equestrian and Activity Centre in Cumbria – The Lake District
Mountain Rat Adventures
Tigh Na Burn, Brackenber Lodge, Shap, Cumbria
CA10 3QB
07576 373641
Canyoning and Ghill Scrambling experiences throughout the Lake District.
Eden Outdoor Adventures
Eden Outdoor Adventures 3 Currah Close, Ousby, Penrith
CA10 1AP
01768 881386 or 07525 653099
Outdoor Adventures around Ullswater
Arragons Cycle Hire
Lowther Castle
Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 2HH
01768 890344
Arragons Cycle Hire – offering Cycle Hire from the beautiful surroundings of Lowther Castle
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