17 Nov 2016 - Emma
Winter may have just arrived but we're already planning next summer's challenges.
Although very physically and mentally challenging, and also very well known, the National 3 Peaks isn’t necessarily the greatest UK outdoor mountain challenge for several reasons - it fairs poor on the environmental stakes due to the large driving distance involved, it does not offer great value for money in terms quality time in the mountains, and more specific to Wasdale has a very negative impact on local people due to the unsociable times and remote area of the Scafell section.
12 Feb 2016 - Emma
Distant Horizons have been organising and involved in various litter picks in the Ullswater valley over the past few years in a bid to make it a cleaner place to live and visit. It can be very frustrating seeing litter collect on the beaches and in the trees on the beautiful Ullswater shoreline, and because of our appreciation of the area and the fact that we use it, and may unwittingly be a small part of the problem by encouraging people to visit the area, we think it is important to do our bit.
Although currently the…
Take your pick from our Lake District Challenge Events, and if you book one for a week day from Monday – Thursday we’ll give you 20% off the event price. The only stipulation is that we require a minimum group size of 8, and as long as we have availability on your chosen date then you're ready to go. Our event packages include highly experienced guides, technical clothing and equipment, catering, and logistical transport.…
16 Dec 2015 - Emma
An update on our last post is that we now have internet and phones again. Although there are no problems getting to us there are road closures still in place and will be for some time. More information can be found on the Cumbria County Council website here.
9 Dec 2015 - Emma
Due to Storm Desmond battering Ullswater at the weekend we have lost all phone and internet connection at our base at Leeming Farm. Our office staff are however working remotely to enable them to have access to emails, and can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause, but we hope to have connection again very soon.
Find out what we get up to on one of our corporate events to see if it could be for you
We work alongside Samworth Brothers to create a corporate event which runs every other year in aid of raising money for charity, and is challenging and inspiring for the teams who sign up. The very first Samworth Brothers Charity Challenge held in 2007 was a huge success, exceeding all hopes and expectations…
Looking for an inspirational challenge to raise money for charity? Whether you are a small group of friends with a personal focus, or a company looking for a big team fundraiser, we offer a wide range of predesigned events and also the opportunity to design your own unique charity challenge event in the UK.
Although great fun our events are both physically and mentally challenging and therefore a great opportunity to use them as a fundraising event, and to push people’s boundaries…
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.
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…
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 »