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The Lake District and Cumbria is the country's biggest adventure playground and it's breathtaking.

With England's five tallest mountains and the deepest and largest lakes, Cumbria's rich natural environment is simply unique.

Explore the great outdoors and discover some of the UK's most beautiful scenery, whether a seasoned adventurer or wanting to learn the ropes from a qualified guide, there are activities to suit everyone.

Pedal, paddle, hike or climb, conquer your competitive spirit or just get out there and enjoy.

Whatever floats your boat or gets your pulse racing get on the right track in the Adventure Capital of the UK, the Lake District and Cumbria.

Outdoor adventure....

Find out about more adventure in the air, in the saddle and in the driving seat.

Stay up to date with the Adventure Capital by following them on Twitter@AdCapUK

Useful Websites

Newlands Adventure Centre offers full blown Multi Activity packages from a gentle stroll on the shores of Derwent Water to the magnificent high ridges of the Northern Fells, from a challenging rock climb to a thrilling mountain bike descent, canoeing, ghyll scrambling, orienteering...

Glaramara Lake District Outdoor Centre located at the head of the stunningly beautiful Borrowdale valley in the Lake District, the Centre offers a multi-purpose venue for outdoor activities, team development, skills courses, group accommodation, bed and breakfast and a host of other uses.

Keswick Climbing Wall have a new indoor climbing wall and also offer a wide range of outdoor activities such as Ghyll Scrambling , Canoeing , Archery and High Ropes.

Cumbria Outdoors - The Learning Adventure. The Cumbria Outdoors website provides everyone involved in outdoor educational visits all the information they need to get the most out of their experience.

Outdoors / Adventure in your area

There are 55 opportunities listed on the Physical Activity Directory. To view local opportunities please select your local area.


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