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.

Visit Wray Castle

Take a 10 minute stroll along the lakeside path to Wray Castle.

Families with young children can now enjoy the newly opened Peter Rabbit Adventure at the castle. NT members get in free and there's 10% off admission for non members staying at Low Wray campsite for the rest of the season.

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

Running daily throughout the season, we are 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 £14 per hour for singles and £18 per hour for doubles, or you may wish to opt for a half-day hire for the more adventurous.

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Bushcraft courses

Bushcraft courses are held each Monday throughout the summer holidays (morning and afternoon sessions).

The cost is £25 per person and includes a campfire lunch. Access to the bushcraft site is by raft across the beck. Activities will vary throughout the summer, but include shelter building, fire building and campfire cooking.

Contact reception to book (min age 5).

Husky carriage rides

Sonia will be here again this year with her huskies offering dog-carriage rides around the campsite. Sessions will run from 10:30am - 11:30am and 3:30pm - 4:30pm on the following dates:

  • 30 July 2015
  • 31 July 2015
  • 16 August 2015
  • 23 August 2015
  • 30 August 2015

Sonia will also be at Wray Castle on the same dates offering 'Meet, Learn and Hike with Huskies' sessions.

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.


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.

Bat detecting

Bat detector kits are available to hire at any time for £5 from the campsite reception for customers staying on the campsite.

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: