Local Attractions

There are plenty of things to do in the area

Horse ridingWitherslack Hall Equestrian Centre
Ride with them through the woods, on the fell or in our large sheltered all weather arena all year round

Electric bike for hire lake district

Electric Bike Hire – Witherslack Cycle Barn
An e-bike is a great way to explore our country lanes.  Bikes can be hired for a day and you’ll get a hi-viz and helmet.

Phone 015395 52223 to book your bike or visit their website.

Local PubThe Derby Arms, Witherslack
They have a dining room and a dog-friendly pub area. Recommended in the Michelin Pub Guide for 2011 and won the ‘Pub of the Season‘ award, for winter, from CAMRA. A relaxing atmosphere and a great place to be regardless of the weather.

The LakesWindermere and Consiton Water
The serene waters of Windermere are only a 15 minute drive away via the A590 where you can take in the stunning views along the east side of the lake up to Bowness, Troutbeck, Ambleside and beyond. Coniston Water is within easy reach where you can continue on to see The Old Man of Coniston, rising dramatically behind the houses when seen from the village centre.

The ForestsGrizedale
Situated between the lakes of Coniston and Windermere, Grizedale Forest is an ideal place to go walking, with views of the lakes and mountains, the shelter of the trees and sculptures in the forest. Grizedale Forest is also a fantastic place for biking. The North Face single track route gives experienced mountain bikers an adrenaline rush while the forest roads and bridleways have a range of safe, off-road routes for different abilities. Photo by forestryengland.uk.

family learning fire making techniques

Green Man SurvivalBushcraft and Outdoor experiences in the Lake District
Green Man offer great family friendly experiences and guided walks in and around the Lakes. Their courses cover gentle experiences for the younger family members through to more daring training for the physically fit. Learn how to survive in the outdoors.

Join Green Man Survival for a half-day guided woodland walk in the South Lakes, learning some bushcraft essentials, like fire making, on the way. An enjoyable morning to be had by the whole family!

Horse RacingCartmel Racecourse
Against the backdrop of the beautiful English Lake District, Cartmel Races rekindles the spirit of the original steeplechases. Large crowds descend on the centre of the racecourse for picnics and parties while the horses race around the outside.

Sunset view on the Kent Estuary, about 15 mins away from the campsite.

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