Escapes in the lakes

Lake District activities

What will you do in the Lake District?

It’s down to you and what you want from this amazing part of the world.

If you’re an adrenaline junkie, if you’re looking to de-stress on or in one of our beautiful lakes, maybe you want to scale a high fell, ride mountain bikes on scenic trails, or go zip lining through the treetops… The choices are all yours.

Go Ape

From high-obstacle crossings, exhilarating zip lines, nets over 30 feet above the forest floor and all-terrain, off-road Segways – we Go Ape has all the ingredients for the perfect adventure in one place. 
Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or just after some high-quality family fun, Go Ape Lake District is the perfect place to find your inner Tarzan.

Bike rides

What better way to discover the vast beauty of the Lake District than by biking across the incredible trails & mountains.
We’ll kit you out from a fleet of high-spec mountain, electric, or children’s bikes to make sure your experience is unforgettable. 

paddle boarding

With so much to explore, why limit yourself to land? Explore your beautiful surroundings by water in a unique Lake District paddleboard experience.

Ghyll Scrambling

Ghyll scrambling simply means ‘mountain stream.’ Depending on the ghyll we will either complete a descent or ascent of the gorge of your choice.

Gorge scrambling Lake District involves climbing waterfalls, jumping into pools and abseiling, an activity super popular with adventurers and for a good reason; it is amazing fun and open to all levels of ability and age.


Abseiling in the Lake District is a fantastic way to push your limits, perfect for thrill-seekers and daredevils.
This incredible experience involves descending down an incredible 60 metres of vertical rock.

just some adventures to choose From.

Escapes in the Lakes have established links with companies offering the above activities. But there are plenty of other adventures to choose from – so let us know if you want something different and we’ll get it organised for you.

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