Fun for All




TripAdvisor Quote

"If you like walking, cycling, fishing or just a get together with friends then this is the perfect spot." 




The Western Lakes is the quieter area of the Lake District, away from the crowds at Ambleside, however that doesn't mean there isn't loads to do.........

Mountain Biking
Whether its the Forest Tracks of Ennerdale valley, the man-made mahem of Whinlatter or the extensive and more technically challenging bridle paths in and around Ennerdale, Buttermere and Borrowdale, the Lake District is heaven for Mountain Bikers.  Also try searching for "the Borrowdale Bash" a circular and really enjoyable day-out on both high mountain  and lower level bridle paths.
 
 
Climbing and Walking
Directly adjacent to the fells, Felldyke is well situated to enjoy the quieter Western Fells.  Access to some of the best climbing and walking in the UK in : Borrowdale; Wasdale; Buttermere / Lorton Valley and Ennerdale Valley (Pillar Rock). All are within easy reach.
 
We can personally provide: Guided walking and scrambling; navigation and mountain craft coaching by qualified Mountain Leaders. 

For training towards formal  qualifications to allow you to lead groups and instruct or for climbing or guiding contact Andy Brown at   http://www.adventures.org.uk/ 

 
Via Ferrata and Go Ape
If you don't climb, but want a climbing experience without  hiring a guide, try one of the very few Via Ferrata in the UK, located at Hinister Slate Mine. http://www.honister.com  or Go Ape at Whinlatter http://goape.co.uk/days-out/whinlatter
 
Fishing
10 minutes walk from Felldyke bunkhouse is Cogra Moss, where Cockermouth Angling Association stock trout, Flyfishing  is available via a permit issued by Cockermouth Angling Association. Details can be found on their website http://www.cockermouthanglingassociation.co.uk/index.html

Fishing in the Lakes is also possible, with Course and Fly fishing on day permits.  The best resource for checking where, when and how is http://www.lakedistrictfishing.net/where-to-fish/where-to-fish.html

Horse Riding
There are a number of options for horse riding, its worth trying Ennerdale Riding Centre (01946) 861354 or Keswick Clavert Trust on (01768) 774395.

Go-Karting
The Rowrah track is close-by, for teams wishing to attend race meets and wanting a place to stay, Felldyke is ideally situated. http://www.cumbriakrc.co.uk/
 
For families looking for an indoor activity on a rainy day, or just for the buzz and excitement of a fun afternoon try the Maryport Karting Track. http://www.westcoastkarting.co.uk/

Paint Balling
A change from pounding the fells or an additon to a stag or hen weekend, Raw War paintball is about 30 minutes away. http://www.paintballcumbria.co.uk/


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