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Bradgate Bakery and Melton Foods Team Building Event

We run a wide variety of team building packages in the Lake District, from ice breaker sessions to multi day journeys and challenges.  Here is an insight into what the teams got up to on a bespoke adventure package.

The Plan

On this occasion we were asked to design and run a program over 2 days for around 90 individuals, divided over 5 separate events.  After initial discussions over the phone…

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Lake District stag parties

11 Feb 2015 - Emma

If you are looking for a bit of adventure on your stag do we are ideally located in the Lake District in Cumbria for just that, with Penrith only a 15min drive away.  We offer a variety of adventurous indoor and outdoor activities perfect for fun filled stag parties in the Lake District, from leisurely Read more »

Activity ideas for the adventurous

30 Jan 2015 - Emma

Hopefully you've had time to get over the festive period and are looking ahead to 2015, so we've put together a few activity ideas to get you started for forthcoming holidays and occasions in the Lake District.

Valentine's Day 

Does that special person in your life love the outdoors?  How about a romantic canoe or kayak tour on Ullswater.  If you're visiting…

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ACTIVITY CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT

When taking part in outdoor activities it is very important to have the right equipment to ensure your overall safety and that you remain warm in the elements.  We have therefore listed a variety of activities below alphabetically and all the items of equipment and clothing required.  Of the items listed for each activity we have detailed which ones we provide on our sessions.

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Kayaking in the Lake District

The Lake District is a great place for kayaking whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro with a host of Lakes and rivers to explore.  The Lakes offer sheltered bays where you can stay close to the shore and get to grips with your boat, or if you have experience and want to venture along the rivers there are plenty of moving water options in the Lake District and throughout Cumbria.

Lakes

The Lake District boasts the 3 longest lakes in England but the smaller ones are just as worthy and each has a unique personality. …

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Nervous about kayaking?

Most new experiences cause us to panic at least a little and enclosed spaces combined with water can be a bit too much for some, but all these worries can be put to rest when you explore the Lake District with us.  We regularly work with people who are uncomfortable with the idea of getting into a kayak or canoe, and appreciate your concerns, therefore we give you the time and proper equipment to ensure that you are as comfortable and stable as possible whilst on the water. 

Boat types

Although kayaking…

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6 tips for staying warm on outdoor activities

Due to the nature of our events and activities we are often throwing ourselves off cliff tops into the lake, climbing waterfalls or just being rained on.  However, even when we are not in water and perhaps up in the mountains on a sunny day there is still a chance it might rain or get a bit breezy in the Lake District.  Who knew, right?  We are therefore pretty used to dealing with the weather spectrum of the Lake District, and so would like to offer a little outdoor clothing help…

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Challenge event training

Every day I read an article that tells me I am eating the wrong things and how often I should be exercising to maintain the ‘ultimate’ healthy lifestyle.  I am not the only person looking at these new fad diets and worrying that in fact there is too much ‘bad stuff’ in mine, and the exercise I do will eventually lead me to my inevitable death. But, I think these articles have valuable points to make.  Some of the foods I eat definitely aren’t steering me towards a chiselled torso or the internal cleanliness…

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Activity parties

Based at our Lake District estate in Watermillock, near Penrith, we run activity birthday parties whatever the age.  Whether it is a children’s or adult birthday party we offer a variety of activities from one hour to a full day to keep everyone entertained. 

Activities

At your disposal is our indoor activity centre with climbing wall, archery, crate stack and abseiling.  We also offer a wide variety of outdoor…

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Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Trek

13 Nov 2014 - Emma

Why not join us on a trip to the Khumbu region of Nepal and experience the magical world of awe inspiring peaks, amazing people and culture.  Trek through steep sided valleys in the footsteps of Mallory, Irvine, Hillary and Tenzing to name but a few. 

Program

Our trek starts at Lukla after an amazing mountain flight from Kathmandu, on a short take off and landing plane like a Twin Otter.  From here we follow the path to Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital which nestles into a natural amphitheater at 3440m, and…

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