Adventure activities

A family enjoying a Canadian canoe session on Windermere from Low Wray © Quest 4 Adventure

A family enjoying a Canadian canoe session on Windermere from Low Wray

Activities from Low Wray campsite

Discover canoeing

This is the perfect way to enjoy the Lake District. Gliding along in an open canoe on Windermere, the largest lake in England, is an unforgettable experience. You can get wet or not, it’s up to you.

  • No experience needed. Being able to swim helps, but is not essential
  • Children from age 4 upwards are welcome
  • 12 people per session
  • £25 per person

Moonlit canoeing

This unique way of experiencing the lake is a must-do for stargazers and adventurers alike. With the moon and stars lighting up the fells and shimmering off the water, this is an unforgettable activity suitable for all ages. After exploring the lake and counting the stars, we head back to the shore for a beach fire, hot chocolate and toasted marshmallows.

  • No experience needed. Being able to swim helps, but is not essential
  • Children from age 4 upwards are welcome
  • 12 people per session
  • £25 per person

Rafting - New for 2014

Fun family or group activity - design, build and test your craft. Will it sink or swim? Be prepared to get wet.

This is not on the calendar but can be booked in advance. We need at least 4 people in a session up to a maximum of 12. No experience necessary. Minimum age 6. Cost £30 per person (4+) or £25 for minimum 6 people.

* Prices quoted apply to school holiday periods. Please enquire for other times.

To book, email us or call 015394 32733.

The beginning of a life of adventure when staying at Great Langdale campsit © Quest 4 Adventure

The beginning of a life of adventure when staying at Great Langdale campsit

Activities from Great Langdale campsite

Discover gorge scrambling
You’ll be climbing, scrambling, wading and maybe even jumping your way up a mountain river. It’s physical, exciting and perfect for damp days.

  • Stickle Ghyll is perfect for your first experience of Gorge Scrambling
  • Children from age 5 upwards are welcome. (No experience required, basic fitness is ideal)
  • 10 people per session
  • £25 per person

Discover rock climbing
We will take you to a great local crag in the Langdale Valley, one of the finest climbing destinations in the country, to discover this fantastic sport. We’ll teach you all of the basic climbing skills in a practical and safe way under the direct supervision of one of our expert instructors.

Your safety is paramount to us at all times. We look after our clients and use only the best equipment in excellent condition. All our instructors are enthusiastic rock-climbers and we guarantee you’ll have a great time.

  • No experience is required, basic fitness is ideal
  • Children from age 6 upwards are welcome
  • 8 people per session
  • £25 per person

Guided multi-pitch rock climbing
This adventure gives you the opportunity to experience rock climbing as the experts do - a long climb, broken down into smaller stages (multi-pitch). The climbing is not hard, just amazing and we guarantee the adventure of a lifetime.

  • Some prior experience of climbing is useful but not essential
  • Age 12 and above are welcome
  • 2 people per session
  • This can be run as a half day or full day session: £60 per person for half day, £80 per person for a full day*

 To book email us or call 015394 32733.

Scrambling adventures at Coniston

Gorge scrambling for the adventurous – Church Beck, Coniston

This is one of the best-loved gorges in the Lakes. It’s steeper, deeper, longer and more challenging than Stickle Ghyll in Langdale and offers more adventure and challenges for adults and children alike.

  • Church Beck is perfect for people with previous experience of gorge scrambling wanting more
  • We meet in Coniston, instructions will be given when you book
  • Children from age 8 upwards are welcome
  • 10 people per session
  • £28 per adult, £26.50 per child

Canyoning

Enjoy the ascent and descent of Church Beck - one of the most amazing gorges in the Lakes.

  • Minimum age 16
  • All other details as above

To book email us or call 015394 32733.