"The organisation was second to none, can’t wait for the next challenge" Barbara, CIOB
"The whole process was great from start to finish!" Andy, Architecture 519


Lake District Outdoor Activities

Challenge Events

Challenge Events

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Established in 1993 Distant Horizons UK is a professional outdoor activity provider located in Ullswater in the Lake District, offering adventure activities with a focus on team building, corporate and challenge events throughout Cumbria.  Our aim is to introduce people to the benefits of outdoor activities, so whether you are looking to utilise outdoor adventure activities for a corporate challenge event or a team building day we have access to a fantastic outdoor adventure playground in Cumbria and the Lake District which we want to share with you.

Looking for TEAM BUILDING ideas

We offer a wide range of team building events and exercises in the North West, Lake District and Cumbria, from indoor team building games for small groups to overnight outdoor adventure journeys focused on team development.  We incorporate outdoor and indoor activities on our team building events, from archery to canoeing, so come winter and summer we offer comprehensive packages whatever the weather.

want a unique CORPORATE EVENT

We design and deliver corporate team building packages and outdoor adventure events tailored to meet specified aims and objectives.  As a professional outdoor events company we incorporate a wide range of outdoor activities from sea kayaking to mountain biking to create a range of unique corporate events, from multi-activity adventure races to charity challenges.  Explore the outdoors from either our base in the Lake District, Cumbria, or throughout the UK. 

Need inspiration for a CHALLENGE or charity event

Looking to boost your fundraising efforts on a charity challenge event, or want to organise an adventurous outdoor event for friends?  We run challenge events for charity and just for fun throughout the Lake District and Cumbria.  Being based in Cumbria means we are ideally located for utilising the Eden Valley and Lake District for a host of exciting and adventurous outdoor activities, from single activity events such as kayaking challenges to multi activity triathlon challenge events. We also design bespoke challenge events throughout the UK and welcome groups that are looking for something unique to promote their charity.  

Just for fun

Our fantastic location in the Lake District, and having our own Ullswater indoor activity centre, means we are ideally set up to offer activities for groups and families visiting Cumbria and the Eden Valley all year round.  We have a great range of outdoor adventure activities and our indoor activity centre is ideal for those rainy days in the Lake District when you are looking to keep the family entertained. 

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