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Established in 1993 Distant Horizons UK is a professional outdoor activity provider based in the Lake District, Cumbria, offering a wide variety of UK challenge events, team building and corporate events, outdoor activities & courses, overnight expeditions & journeys and outdoor equipment hire.  We run our challenge events and outdoor activities from our estate in Ullswater near the Eden Valley in Cumbria, and being based in the Lake District means we are ideally located for a host of water and land activities from kayaking to rock climbing. Our aim is to introduce people to the benefits of outdoor activities so whether you are looking for a corporate challenge event, a team building challenge or an outdoor adventure for the family we have access to a fantastic outdoor adventure playground in Cumbria and the Lake District which we want to share with you.  

Team Building Packages and Challenge & Corporate Events

We offer a wide range of challenge eventsteam building days and corporate events in the Lake District and Cumbria, incorporating outdoor activities to create sea kayaking and mountain challenges to multi-activity adventure races and charity challenges.  We regularly design bespoke event packages and welcome groups that are looking for something unique and specific to requirements, and our Lake District challenge events, team building days and corporate outdoor events are designed to your needs and preferred activities.

Lake District Self-Catering Accommodation

To accompany our Lake District challenge events and corporate team building events we have an Alpine style lodge providing self-catering group accommodation complete with excellent facilities on our private estate in Ullswater in Cumbria.  Our lodge provides groups on our Lake District challenge events and corporate team building events an all-inclusive package in a secluded and idyllic setting on our estate in Ullswater.

Alternatively, if you are a family or group of friends looking for an outdoor activity holiday with accommodation in the Lake District, take a look at our fantastic outdoor activity packages.  Choose duration and activities to create your ideal Lake District adventure activity break.

Technical Outdoor Training Courses & Indoor Activities

Distant Horizons boast excellent facilities on the Ullswater estate in Cumbria including a purpose built indoor climbing and technical outdoor training centre.  Our indoor activity and technical training centre is a fantastic facility whether you are looking for a technical rope course in preparation for a glacier trip in the Alps, or an active team building day which can’t be affected by the Lake District weather.  Our indoor activity centre is also ideal for those rainy days in the Lake District when you are looking for indoor Ullswater activities for your friends and family.  From climbing sessions as part of technical outdoor training to archery for a bit of fun our indoor activity and technical training centre in Cumbria caters for all.

Outdoor Equipment Hire

If you are looking to organise you own Lake District outdoor adventure and challenge we have all the necessary outdoor equipment available for hire, including canoes, kayaks, camping equipment, climbing equipment and technical outdoor clothing.  Visit Cumbria for your next challenge and adventure.  

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