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Private Rock Climbing Experience in Ambleside

Private Rock Climbing Experience in Ambleside

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The whole purpose of the beginner climbing activity is about doing as much climbing as possible and trying different types of rock climbs. You’ll be learning all of the basic skills in a safe and practical way, under the supervision of a Mountain Adventure Lake District instructor. During your time with your instructor you’ll learn things like putting on a Harness, tying in, movement on the rock and much more. No previous experience is needed just bags of energy to try something new and exciting ! You can either take part in a half day of climbing and add another activity to make a full day of action alternatively you can opt in for a full days on the rock.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.42
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$54.42

Gorge Walking

Gorge Walking

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Satisfying adventure cravings since 2012 - Endless Adventure North East is proud to provide bespoke and individually adapted activities that have exceeded the expectations of over 10,000 adventurers. Gorge walking is the ultimate adventure. Located in one of the North East's most stunning gorges, you can expect to slide down natural slides, jump into bottomless pools, climb water falls and explore river caves along the way. There are at least 10 elements that you will take part in as you work your way up this completely natural environment. Our equipment is top of the range and have mobile changing facilities are available for your comfort and convenience. We will also provide you with hundreds of photos taken on waterproof cameras. Please note, if you are a group of 6 or more, contact us for a private booking with transfers included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$66.30
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$66.30

Full-Day Scafell Pike Guided Mountain Walk

Full-Day Scafell Pike Guided Mountain Walk

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Climbing Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain, isn’t recommended alone or without proper planning and equipment. This guided small-group full-day hike is led by a qualified mountain guide for route-planning, safety, and pointers on the views, leaving you to just enjoy the walk and scenery stress-free. Climb via the Corridor Route, and at the 3,209ft-high (978-meter) summit, admire the panoramas over forests, fells, and lakes before descending.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.02
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$34.02

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Full-Day Private Tour and Hike in the Lake District

Full-Day Private Tour and Hike in the Lake District

Combine the best of a Lake District tour with short hikes to discover hidden views and sights on this private tour for up to eight people. A Blue Badge Guide provides details that you might not otherwise hear. Opt to hike to waterfalls, lakeside footpaths, easy mountain viewpoints, and more. Travel around by private vehicle for ease and navigation, and get the lowdown on the best places for lunch.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$671.68
per group
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$671.68
per group

Private Tour: Ultimate Full Day Scenic Tour visiting 10 Lakes

Private Tour: Ultimate Full Day Scenic Tour visiting 10 Lakes

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This tour takes you to: • Lake Windermere • Kirkstone Inn • Kirkstone Pass • Brothers Water • Patterdale • Glenridding • Ullswater • Lake Cruise on Ullswater. • Castlerigg stone circle • Lakeside at Keswick • Surprise View • Ashness Bridge • Honister Mine • Honister Pass • Buttermere • Crummock Water  • Moss Force waterfall • Thirlmere • Dunmail Raise • Grasmere • Rydal Water
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$630.01
per group
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$630.01
per group
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Private Tour: Yorkshire Dales from Windermere in 16 Seater Minibus

Private Tour: Yorkshire Dales from Windermere in 16 Seater Minibus

Our Private Yorkshire Dales Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 6 seater minibuses will allow you to travel the Yorkshire Dales in style. Explore the best of the Yorkshire Dales. We drive to the quaint village of Sedbergh and head up to see the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway and the spectacular viaduct. We venture down into Wensleydale and Hardraw before descending into Swaledale through the valley to the small market town of Reeth for lunch. Our next stop is Bolton Castle in which Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned, before our journey up the valley to the spectacular Aysgarth Waterfalls, which is famous for an appearance in the film Robin Hood Prince of thieves. From here we make our way to Hawes for a stop before continuing into the lovely village of Dent, famous for the Dent knitters and brewery. We complete our journey back to Windermere via Kirkby Lonsdale.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$596.85
per group
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$596.85
per group
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Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular in 16 seater minibus

Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular in 16 seater minibus

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Our Private Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 16 Seater minibus will allow you to travel the central Lake District in style. The Lake District is renowned for being the most beautiful corner of England. This full-day tour introduces you to ; a magnificent scenery of mountains, valleys, and lakes from the south to the north. Visit to the 4,000-year-old Castlerigg Stone Circle, set high on the fells, and time in Keswick for lunch. On this Lake District tour you will also travel over mountain passes, through beautiful valleys, see waterfalls, and traditional Lakeland villages. Along the way, you will pass some of the region’s most spectacular sights, such as Borrowdale Valley, Newlands Valley, Thirlmere, and Grasmere. A highlight is the Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the most famous and most visited stone circles in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$596.85
per group
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$596.85
per group
Taking safety measures

Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular

Private Tour: Ten Lakes Spectacular

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Our Private Ten Lakes Spectacular Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 6 Seater minibus will allow you to travel the central Lake District in style. The Lake District is renowned for being the most beautiful corner of England. This full-day tour introduces you to ; a magnificent scenery of mountains, valleys, and lakes from the south to the north. The tour includes a lake cruise, a visit to the 4,000-year-old Castlerigg Stone Circle, set high on the fells, and time in Keswick for lunch. On this Lake District tour you will also travel over mountain passes, through beautiful valleys, see waterfalls, and traditional Lakeland villages. Along the way, you will pass some of the region’s most spectacular sights, such as Borrowdale Valley, Newlands Valley, Thirlmere, and Grasmere. A highlight is the Castlerigg Stone Circle, one of the most famous and most visited stone circles in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$590.22
per group
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$590.22
per group

Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Tour

Private Tour - Yorkshire Dales Tour

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Our Private Yorkshire Dales Tour is the perfect opportunity for small groups of friends or family to enjoy their very own Private Tour. Our luxury, spacious 6 seater minibuses will allow you to travel the Yorkshire Dales in style. Explore the best of the Yorkshire Dales. We drive to the quaint village of Sedbergh and head up to see the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway and the spectacular viaduct. We venture down into Wensleydale and Hardraw before descending into Swaledale through the valley to the small market town of Reeth for lunch. Our next stop is Bolton Castle in which Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned, before our journey up the valley to the spectacular Aysgarth Waterfalls, which is famous for an appearance in the film Robin Hood Prince of thieves. From here we make our way to Hawes for a stop before continuing into the lovely village of Dent, famous for the Dent knitters and brewery. We complete our journey back to Windermere via Kirkby Lonsdale.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$563.69
per group
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$563.69
per group

5 Day UNESCO & National Parks Tour including Lakes, Yorkshire & Hadrian's Wall

5 Day UNESCO & National Parks Tour including Lakes, Yorkshire & Hadrian's Wall

Explore the rugged Lake District, Yorkshire Dales & Hadrian's Wall on this 5-day UNESCO & National Parks Tour from Windermere, including hotel or guesthouse accommodation and three full-day tours. Enjoy the Yorkshire Dales Tour including visit Wensleydale Creamery, a Ten Lakes Spectacular trip with a lake cruise and visits to pretty Buttermere, Grasmere and Keswick; plus a Roman Britain & Hadrian's Wall Tour, visiting the Roman Army Museum & Vindolanda. As well as breakfasts, your tour includes visting 2 National Parks & 2 UNSECO World Heritage sites, plus round-trip hotel transfers in Windermere and Bowness.
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  • 5 days
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$696.32
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$696.32

Winter 4-Day Lake District Discovery Tour

Winter 4-Day Lake District Discovery Tour

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Home to beautiful Lake Windermere, the Lake District National Park is considered among Cumbria’s top natural attractions—but booking accommodation and transportation to reach the remote sites of interest independently is time-consuming. On this tour, explore Windermere and surrounds by luxury minivan with 4-star hotel accommodation included. Visit the pretty towns of Buttermere, Grasmere, and Keswick, and enjoy a relaxing lake cruise—with round-trip transport from Windermere or Bowness-on-Windermere.
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  • 4 days
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$450.95
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$450.95

Winter 3-Day Lake District Tour

Winter 3-Day Lake District Tour

Enjoy two nights' stay at a 4-star hotel or local B&B in Bowness, Windermere or Ambleside. This 3 Day Tour gives you the opportunity to discover the winter highlights of Lake District and admire the landscape of the national park. Explore the Lake District, world-renowned for being one of the most beautiful corners of England. This full-day tour introduces you to the north and south of the Lakes region, traveling through a magnificent scenery of mountains, valleys, and lakes.
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  • 3 days
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$318.32
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$318.32

Half Day Best of the Lake District

Half Day Best of the Lake District

This half day tour gives you a fantastic overview of the Lake District in a short amount of time. It’s an ideal way to see amazing landscape associated with this stunning National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. As you start your Lake District tour, you will visit the medieval village of Hawkshead, famous for its connection with Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth. You will see incredible scenery as you venture into the heart of the Lake District from Hawkshead, with plenty of photo stops along the way. Visit the Langdale Valley and Blea Tarn, a beautiful body of water.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.71
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$55.71
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11 Lakes Winter Special

11 Lakes Winter Special

This tour goes to places where regular service buses cannot reach. We allow plenty of time to take photos and to take in the areas of interest and impressive landscape. Lunch is taken in the beautiful village of Grasmere where you can buy yourself some of the world famous delicious Grasmere Gingerbread; the only place in the world where it is made and sold. See also Hill Top, home of children's writer Beatrix Potter and revered English poet William Wordsworth Grammar school at Hawkshead and his home Dove Cottage, and family graves at Grasmere.
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  • 7 hours
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$43.54
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$43.54

Via Ferrata

Via Ferrata

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If you’re looking for a challenge, why not give Via Ferrata a go? The Via Ferrata in the Lake District is situated in Honister pass and offers two routes of varying difficulty and exposure. ‘Via Ferrata’ originated in the Dolomites in Northern Italy, and it means ‘Iron Road’ or ‘Iron Way’. They were used strategically by the military for moving soldiers and munitions through the mountains.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.04
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$65.04

Rock Climbing and Abseiling

Rock Climbing and Abseiling

Rock Climbing is a dynamic and growing sport that appeals to people from all walks of life. Finding a safe avenue to discover and experience the sport for the first time can be tricky. We aim to facilitate this by choosing safe and friendly locations and only use instructors who are experienced and passionate climbers themselves. Our Rock Climbing and Abseiling activity is suitable for all ages and abilities and our qualified instructors will tailor the activity to your requirements.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.14
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$36.14

Climb in the Mine

Climb in the Mine

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For those looking for a challenge, and being inside the mine means it's a perfect option when the weather is not so great! It is a unique environment, and you can marvel at the sheer scale of the chambers that were cut out by the miners long ago.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.68
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$59.68
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Canoe on Derwent Water

Canoe on Derwent Water

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Taken at the pace of the group, this is a unique way to see the best of the lakes. We might head up a gentle river, paddle through nesting birds, or go and jump off a jetty... no two sessions are the same!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.21
Price varies by group size
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$86.21
Price varies by group size
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Canoe River Trip

Canoe River Trip

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As well as being a test of skill and concentration as you learn to master the canoes, we will also see some of the Lake Districts stunning scenery and wildlife. You can also hear some of the strange tales that have happened over the years in these quiet fells!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$132.63
Price varies by group size
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$132.63
Price varies by group size
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3-Hours Via Ferrata Experience in Keswick

3-Hours Via Ferrata Experience in Keswick

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As well as being an adrenaline filled trip up the side of the Fleetwith Pike, we pass through some of the old mine workings, and can really feel the history of mining in this harsh environment.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.11
Price varies by group size
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$106.11
Price varies by group size
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Rock Climbing in Keswick

Rock Climbing in Keswick

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We use the highest qualified rock climbing instructors in the UK scheme (MIA, now called MCI award holders), so they are not limited as to what they can teach you - so we can really show you the best side of Lake District Climbing!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.32
Price varies by group size
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$66.32
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Ghyll Scrambling Water Adventure in the Lake District

Ghyll Scrambling Water Adventure in the Lake District

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Immerse yourself in the wild scenery of the Lake District—and try out an outdoor activity that’s unique to the area—on this adventurous tour. Ghyll scrambling involves donning a wetsuit, helmet, and other equipment, and climbing, sliding down, and hopping from pool to pool in the Lake District’s ghylls, or mountain streams. For this small-group activity, choose from morning or afternoon departure times—and prepare to get wet.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.32
Price varies by group size
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$66.32
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Ghyll Scrambling

Ghyll Scrambling

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"Ghyll" is the Lakeland word for a mountain stream; scrambling in one is an exhilarating activity for groups young and old. You will climb up spectacular waterfalls, jump in to deep bubbling plunge pools, crawl through tunnels and slide down water polished rock chutes. A full-on wet and wild adventure for everyone! Ghyll Scrambling, gorge walking or canyoning as its sometimes known as is one of the most popular activities in the area. There is no denying it, it ours too. Our main Ghyll scrambling venue is based 10 minutes outside Keswick in the Newlands valley. However, depending on water levels, the group ability and aspirations we may use other venues across the Lake District.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$50.60
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$50.60

Kayak on Derwent Water

Kayak on Derwent Water

Taken at the pace of the group, this is a unique way to see the best of the lakes. We might head up a gentle river, paddle through nesting birds, or go and jump off a jetty... no two sessions are the same!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$86.21
Price varies by group size
From
$86.21
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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