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Adventures in the Lakes

The lake district is not just known for its beautiful scenery and rich history. It is also the perfect destination for Adrenaline Junkies or those wanting to find new exhilarating experiences. Take a look at our guide to Adventures in the Lakes!

 


Sailing

Take to one of Cumbria many Mere’s, Water’s and Lake’s. from luxury yachts and sail boats, to canoes and paddle boats, there is something for every ability and experience.

Undoubtably one of the best ways to experience the full splendour of the Lake District is to take to the waters.

The vast majority of waters in the Lakes provide some form of sailing / boating for guests to enjoy.

Lake Windermere | 22 miles from Absoluxe

Esthwaite Water | 28 miles from Absoluxe

Coniston Water | 34 miles from Absoluxe

Thirimere | 35 miles from Absoluxe

Haweswater | 38 miles from Absoluxe

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Tree Top

Trek through the trees at vertigo inducing heights!

See the Lakes from a totally unique perspective as you climb through the woodland’s tallest trees. Swing through the high ropes, test your balance on the high beams and take a leap of faith on the zip lines.

Perfect for the adrenaline junkie in all of us.

Take a look at Go Ape in Grizedale forest | 30 miles from Absoluxe

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Hiking

The Lake District is home to England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike. Its summit reaches an impressive 978 meters and stands at the heart of the National Park.

The climb to the top should not be underestimated. To have the best experience, plan ahead, use a map and check weather conditions before setting off. However, once you reach its peak the views will be well worth the hike.

If England’s highest mountain seems like a step too far! There are may more fells and mountains throughout the country to try, which might not leave such a burn in the thighs!

Scafell Pike | 978m | 56 miles from Absoluxe

Helvellyn | 950m | 34 miles from Absoluxe

Skiddaw | 931m | 59 miles from Absoluxe

Bowfell | 902m | 33 miles from Absoluxe

Old Man of Coniston | 37 miles from Absolxue

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Off Roading

Get ready for a bumpy ride!

With one of the counties many 4×4 off roading experiences. Explore areas of the countryside that are hard to reach without leaving your seat. Test your driving skills to the limit and venture off the beaten track.

Make sure to pack sensible footwear and waterproof clothing, just in case your vehicle requires a push!

Take a look at Kankku who take visitors for tours of Windermere and surrounding areas | 21 miles from Absoluxe

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Segway tours

Explore south Lakeland on two wheels! A unique way to see some of the counties best scenery on routes less travelled. Segway tours take place throughout the lakes, however ‘Lakeland Segways’ based in Cartmel allow its guests to travel through more secluded routes, covering lots of different terrain. You will be joined by your very own guide who will help you master the Segway before taking off on your travels around South Lakes woodland.

Lakeland Segways, based in Cartmel | 22 miles from Absoluxe

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Via Ferrata

 

A new and exclusive experience for the Lake District. Via Ferrata allows guests to scale the mountain sides at Honister Mine, retracing the footsteps of past miners, whist enjoying incredible views. It’s an adrenaline rush with an essence of natural beauty.  Not just for climbers and walkers but also for those less experienced.

For those who want a more intense adrenaline rush, try Via Ferrate Exteme! Which includes edge exposure, vertical climbs, cliff edge ladders, plus a Burma Bridge and Cargo Net crossing. Certainly not for the faint hearted.

Fleetwith Pike | 51 miles from Absoluxe

 


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