Hawkshead & Grizedale: Where History & Adventure Combine
The Grizedale Valley whilst idyllic and picturesque offers a multitude of adrenalin pumping activities hidden amongst the trees.
The Grizedale Visitors Centre, offers a range of seasonal activities including stargazing walks, sculptural trails, pony trekking, and much more. Mountain bike fans will delight in the never-ending tracks and trails of Grizedale Forest, suitable for all levels of skill. For anyone with a head for heights, a Go Ape and zip line course wind their way through the dense green canopy and can be taken on by all ages.
The forest is also home to numerous species of British wildlife, away from the hustle and bustle of the visitors centre. Follow one of the many route marked tracks and you may catch a glimpse of some deer wandering through the forest.
Should you wish to explore, the nearby villages of Ambleside and Coniston, they are accessible by car. Spend your days wandering around the eclectic collection of independent shops and cafes or enjoy lake life on the shores of Coniston Water.