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!

Distant Horizons
Leeming Farm, Watermillock
CA11 0JJ
017684 86465
Adventurous outdoor activities based in the heart of Ullswater
Mountain Rat Adventures
Bleak House, Main Street, Shap, Cumbria
CA10 3LZ
07576 373641
Canyoning and Ghill Scrambling experiences throughout the Lake District.
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Eden Outdoor Adventures
Eden Outdoor Adventures 3 Currah Close, Ousby, Penrith
CA10 1AP
01768 881386 or 07525 653099
Outdoor Adventures around Ullswater
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
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WALX Helvellyn
07976 949488
At WALX we create walking clubs with a unique twist.
Rookin House
Rookin House Farm, Troutbeck, Ullswater,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
Lake District
CA11 0SS
017684 83561
Equestrian and Activity Centre in Cumbria – The Lake District
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Ullswater Yacht Club
Howtown Road, Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NA
01768 807450
A family-friendly sailing club on beautiful Ullswater with something for everyone. Learn to sail at our Ullswater Sailing School
Ullswater Sailing School
Ullswater Yacht Club, Howtown Road, Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NA
01768 807450
An RYA Training Centre run by Ullswater Yacht Club offering learn-to-sail courses and taster sessions for all.
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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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