Never tried it? Not a problem! This is a fantastic opportunity for you to try a new activity or improve your skills with a fully qualified instructor to lead the way. Take a trip to Lakeland Climbing Centre where their fabulous array of purpose built walls will give you a flavour of this great activity but without the English weather! Price includes all equipment, centre admission and transport.
Harnesses will be provided. Climbing shoes can be hired from the climbing wall for an additional fee.
Available: Friday leaving site at 1PM – arriving back approx. 4:30PM
Enjoy a trip into Lakeland’s spectacular scenery with fellow Scout Network members.
For those who fancy a quick blast up and down, there’s the option of a half day on Friday afternoon. If you prefer to take your time, soak up the scenery and make more of a day of it, there’s a full day on Saturday.
Depending on where you end up, you could find yourself exploring the ghosts of the slate mines or climbing to the highest peaks of England, all under the watchful eye of a qualified instructor. All transport costs are included. Please ensure you have walking boots and suitable waterproofs.
Available: Friday Leaving site 1PM – Arriving back approx 4:30PM
Available: Saturday leaving site 10AM – arriving back approx 4:00PM (All Day)
Sailing *New for 2020*
Learn the basic skills to helm a small dinghy. Supported by our experienced centre instructors, you’ll be out exploring on the water in no time.
Transport will be provided to and from site.
Available: Saturday PM
Ghyll Scrambling *New for 2020*
A full-day, high adrenaline activity involving scrambling up a lakeland river, ghyll or Burn.
Available: Full day Saturday from 9:15am – 5pm
Mountain Biking – Beginners/Intermediate
Fancy getting into the great outdoors on two wheels but never been brave enough to give it a go? Well here’s your chance…
Join our instructors for a ride starting through the campsite and into the Lake District aimed at beginners and lower intermediate riders around some of the gentler, yet still stunning parts of the Lake District.
Available: Friday – 1:00 PM – 4:30PM
Cost: £5 without bike hire/ £15 with bike hire
Max spaces: 6
Mountain Biking – Intermediate/Advanced
Up for something a little more challenging? If you’re confident on a mountain bike, but aren’t really sure where to go, join our instructors for a slightly more energetic day out exploring the trails around Grizedale Forest.
Available: Saturday 10AM – 4:30PM
Cost: £5 without bike hire/ £30 with bike hire
Max spaces: 6
*We reserve the right to substitute activities due to unfavourable weather conditions or low numbers. All details will be published here so please check back regularly for both changes and additional activities which may be available nearer the time.