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The great outdoors from Stickle Tarn Lodge, White Cross Bay, Lake Windermere:
a luxury, self-catering, dog-friendly, family-owned, pine cabin holiday lodge. Sleeps six.

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Adventure Pursuits



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Path to Adventure

Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole

Via Ferrata Classic

Go Ape at Grizedale Park

Lakes Leisure Windermere

Homescales Activity Centre

Mountain Bike Hire

Climbing, Gill Scrambling or Rock Climbing

Horse Riding

Path to Adventure
"Path to Adventure" offers a wide range of activities for individuals, families and groups.
This includes ghyll scrambling, rock climbing, canoeing, abseiling, bushcraft, hill walking and much more.
The description on their website reads as follows:
"Ideally based in the Lake District, we offer bespoke outdoor adventure holidays, development training courses and outdoor activity days. With over 25 years joint experience, safety and your enjoyment are at the heart of every adventurous experience we provide, along with top quality equipment and instruction."

Contact Details: Path To Adventure
Tel: 01229 889183 or Mb: 07891 798341/07973 776173

Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole
The Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole has, literally, "something for everyone". There are wonderful gardens and exhibitions as well as bike hire, soft play, archery, kayak tours, rafting, adventure playgrounds, zip wires, treetop nets and treetop adventure courses - catering for ALL ages.

Contact Details: Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole, Windermere, LA23 1LJ
Tel: +44 (0)15394 46601


the treetop trek course at Brockhole Lake District visitor centre
The Treetop - "GO Ape" style - Trek

the treetop nets at Brockhole Lake District visitor centre
The Treetop Nets for older children

the Adventure Playground at Brockhole Lake District visitor centre
The Adventure Playground (All Ages)

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Via Ferrata Classic
(From Website)"Via Ferrata Classic is the original Award Winning product suitable for most ages and abilities.
Following the original Miners route to the top of the Mountain, Via Ferrata Classic is not as challenging or demanding as the Via Ferrata Xtreme. You will follow the historic miners path high onto Fleetwith Pike in a thrilling stunning and safe outdoors activity. Itís an adrenaline rush with an essence of natural beauty. Not just for climbers and walkers but young families looking to create lifelong memories."

Contact Details: Honister Slate Mine, Honister Pass, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5XN
Tel: 017687 77230
guests at stickle tarn lodge pine cabin taking the Lake District Via Ferrata challenge
Stickle Tarn Lodge guests taking the Via Ferrata challenge.

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Go Ape at Grizedale Park
Go Ape is a 'high-wire forest adventure' which is a great addition to your adventure family holiday in the Lake District. It is a giant obstacle course in the trees which uses ladders, walkways, bridges and tunnels made of wood, rope, wire and zip lines.

Contact Details: Grizedale Visitor Centre, North West England Forest District, Grizedale, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0QJ
Tel: +44 (0)845 6439215

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Lakes Leisure Windermere
Lakes Leisure is an outdoor adventure centre who specialise in canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing. They provide all the equipment that is needed and qualified, expert instructors are on hand to help.

Contact Details: Lakes Leisure, Leigh Groves Building, Rayrigg Road, Windermere, LA23 1BP
Tel: +44 (0)15394 47183

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Homescales Activity Centre
At Holmescales activity centre you can choose from a host of exhilarating outdoor activities, including Quad biking, 4x4 off road driving, paintball, archery and rifle shooting.

Contact Details: Holmescales Activity Centre, Old Hutton, Kendal, LA8 0NB
Tel: +44 (0)1539 722147

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Mountain Bike Hire
There are a wide range of Bike Hire companies and cycling tracks for you to enjoy during your family adventure holiday in the Lake District. The Lake District is home to some of the longest lakes and highest mountains in England and there is no better way to enjoy the scenery or experience the outdoors than on a bike.
Windermere Cycle Hire Centre
Tel:015394 44544

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Climbing, Gill Scrambling or Rock Climbing
The Lake District is the home of climbing and scrambling, with its unique and spectacular mountains. Climbing in the Lake District is a very popular activity and the different route vary from beginners to highly experienced climbers. 
Lake District - Let's Go climbing - including information on local climbing walls.

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Horse Riding
Horse riding in the Lake District can be relaxing and lively at the same time. You can take a gentle walk through the village or an exhilarating gallop along the shores. Horse riding is an enjoyable way to view the beauty of the area and experience the freedom of the Lake District. 
Lake District - Let's Go Horse Riding

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Disclaimer - Climbing, Fell Walking, Mountaineering, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Watersports and other Activities can be extremely dangerous and can result in permanent disability or even loss of life. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own involvement. Neither the owners of Stickle Tarn Lodge nor SouthLakeland Holidays can be responsible for the consequences of taking part in these activities. Always seek advice and information.


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