Things to see and do at Low Wray

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There is a huge variety of things to do - both on the campsite and in the local area, much of which you can do without having to take your car.

Bike Hire

Bikes are available to hire from reception for half days, full days or multiple days. Take your pick from hybrids, mountain-bikes and electric bikes. Our staff will be happy to offer route suggestions to suit you.

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Kayak hire

New this year - and running daily throughout the season, we are now offering kayak hire through our partners, Low Wray Boat Hire.

Single and double 'sit on top' kayaks are available, together with full safety equipment. Prices start from £10 per hour for singles and £15 per hour for doubles, or you may wish to opt for a half-day hire for the more adventurous.

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Husky carriage rides

Ride in a Husky carriage or try out mushing for yourself on the following dates and times at Low Wray:

July 5 - 6, 19 - 20, 25 - 27
August 1 - 3, 15 - 17, 26 - 27, 29 - 31

9.30 - 11.30am - Husky carriage
5 - 6.30pm - Husky carriage
7 - 9.30pm - mushing (this must be pre-booked)

Husky carriage rides are also available nearby at Wray Castle from 12-4pm on the above dates.

For more information and to pre-book mushing sessions visit the Horse & Husky website (external link) .

Orienteering course

There is a fixed orienteering course onsite. You can buy a map from reception (£1.50).

Make a splash in Lake Windermere

The campsite has direct access to the lakeshore where you can launch a canoe or other non-powered craft, explore the lakeside beach and go for a paddle or a dip.

Tuck into a wood fired pizza

Take a night off from cooking and savour a tasty 12" pizza cooked in Wild in Style's (external link) wood fired pizza oven. The pizza tent is open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday evenings opposite reception.

Visit Wray Castle

Take a 10 minute stroll along the lakeside path to Wray Castle or hop on a boat at Wray Castle boat landing, to get across the lake to Ambleside and Brockhole (the National Park visitor centre).


Low Wray is an excellent location for walking. Ask our staff for suggestions on the best routes for you.

Children's activity packs

Packs are available at reception, with suggested campsite-based activities for young children.

Bird hide

Watch our feathered friends from our specially constructed viewing platform, right next to campsite reception. Bring your I-Spy Birds book and see what you can tick off.

Adventure activities

Sign up for one of our excellent adventure activities – discover canoeing, moonlit-canoeing and rafting at Low Wray, or go gorge-scrambling and rock climbing at Great Langdale.

Ranger suggestions

For great outdoor ideas from our rangers, visit our outdoor experience website.

Nearby attractions

Discover places just a short drive, walk or boat ride away: