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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Climbing in Caldbeck

Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 8HA

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OS Grid Ref: NY 30506 37538

Lat/Lng: 54.728004, -3.080605

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Mountain biking in Skiddaw

Mountain biking in Skiddaw

YHA Skiddaw sits at the centre of a network of popular routes of varying difficulty and we can easily accommodate bikes at the hostel.  

Walking and Rambling on Skiddaw, view along the ridge path

Walking and Rambling on Skiddaw

Whether ridge-scrambling, Wainwright-bagging, or walking to a pub/café is your thing, YHA Skiddaw Bunkhouse is ideally located.

Fell running

Fell running in the Northern Fells

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

Mountain Biking in the Northern Fells

Mountain Biking in the Northern Fells

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

Hiking in the Northern Fells

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

Farm showing family petting a goat

The Lake District Wildlife Park

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.)


Osprey View Point

Spectacular view of the ospreys flying to and from their nest and, most amazing of all, catching fish from Bassenthwaite Lake.


Keswick Golf Club

An 18 hole golf course offering a unique golfing experience - with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Lakeland Fells.

Mine near Keswick

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum

Activities for all the family, from budding geologists to hopeful prospectors. Take an underground tour or try mineral panning. Visit the website

Keswick Adventure Centre

Keswick Adventure Centre

Offering multi-activity courses in everything from ghyll scrambling and zip-wires to raft-building and waterrollerz.


Keswick Museum and Art Gallery

With its large collection of exhibits, the museum is a fascinating place to discover old Keswick and the Lake District. See the museum website.

The Pencil Museum

The Pencil Museum

Enter through a graphite mine replica and follow the path of pencil making from the reign of Elizabeth 1st to the present day.

Boy having fun on a Quadbike

Rookin House Farm

An activity centre offering horse riding for all abilities, archery and quad biking to name but a few. Visit the website for full details