Any walk will reward you with stunning views of this beautiful area, come and experience them for yourself!
Climbing in Caldbeck
There are fantastic crags, climbing and bouldering in the area, just make sure you look across the valley to get the best views from the top!
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Other things to do nearby
Wind through the hills and straights for the ultimate mountain biking experience.
Learn all the boating skills you need and experience the thrill of the open water.
YHA Skiddaw sits at the centre of a network of popular routes of varying difficulty and we can easily accommodate bikes at the hostel.
Whether ridge-scrambling, Wainwright-bagging, or walking to a pub/café is your thing, YHA Skiddaw Bunkhouse is ideally located.
Fantastic running straight from the front door of YHA Skiddaw House on grassy, rounded fells. Choose from Skiddaw, Blencathra or one of the quieter fells around Knott. Recce the first
YHA Skiddaw House is situated on the popular ‘Skiddaw Loop’ and there are great circular routes of varying distance and difficulty in the area. Find out more
Hiking in the Northern Fells. For circular walks over Lakeland giants Blencathra and Skiddaw, or ticking off the 24 Wainwrights in the area, YHA Skiddaw House is ideally situated. If y
With over 100 species of animals, you can spend the whole day wandering around the beautiful 25 acre park. Visit the website (Formally known as Trotters World of Animals.)
Spectacular view of the ospreys flying to and from their nest and, most amazing of all, catching fish from Bassenthwaite Lake.
An 18 hole golf course offering a unique golfing experience - with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Lakeland Fells.
Activities for all the family, from budding geologists to hopeful prospectors. Take an underground tour or try mineral panning. Visit the website
Offering multi-activity courses in everything from ghyll scrambling and zip-wires to raft-building and waterrollerz.
With its large collection of exhibits, the museum is a fascinating place to discover old Keswick and the Lake District. See the museum website.
Enter through a graphite mine replica and follow the path of pencil making from the reign of Elizabeth 1st to the present day.
An activity centre offering horse riding for all abilities, archery and quad biking to name but a few. Visit the website for full details