Cycle to 'The Moon' - a large area of limestone pavement with fantastic views. The ascent is a winding, challenging climb up the hillside… with the thrill of knowing you get to rush back down!
Walking and Rambling in Arnside
Great all weather, all season walking with a variety of routes available to suit all abilities and interests. Amazing views everywhere, so you don’t need to walk too far to have your breath taken away by the scenery.
Discovering Britain walk with the Royal Geographical Society: From Water to Wealth
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The walks cross several estuary channels, some some fast running, so it's best to use a guide across the dangerous sands.
Quarry faced climbing is available at Trowbarrow Quarry in Silverdale. The strata are tilted vertically, meaning that the climb is up the bedding plain making a challenging climb.
Two nationally important wetland reserves. Free entry for YHA guests arriving at RSPB by bike or rail.
The little zoo with lots to do! A unique and exciting blend of exotic wildlife and interactive hands-on displays.
One of the finest stately homes in south Cumbria. Don't miss the fantastic gardens with the famous topiary.
Set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into Parkland framed by the Lakeland Hills.
Watch otters swim from the underwater tunnel, stroll through the tropical rainforest and explore the seashore discovery zone.
From the leaf-shaped door handles to the carved wooden panelling, Blackwell is an important icon of Arts & Crafts architecture. Visit Blackwell's website
Enjoy an afternoon on England's largest natural lake. There's a watersports centre on the shore of Windermere, only three miles from the hostel.
Full of her favourite things, the house looks like Beatrix has just stepped out for a walk. Don't miss the lovely cottage garden.
The spectacular voyage gives you views of mountain scenery, secluded bays and the delightful wooded islands.
Take a walk through Miss Potter's famous tales, complete with animatronics and walk-through scenes from her stories. Don't forget to exit through the gift shop!
Go Ape has several locations across the UK where you can climb and fly through the trees.
Fly 200 metres across the top of the Grizedale Beck and marvel at the forest canopy from 18m up a Douglas Fir. YHA members get 10% off outdoor adventures with Go Ape (all activities and locations,
At over 10 miles long, the picturesque ribbon lake Windermere acts as an irresistible magnet at the heart of the Lake District.