Other Outdoor Activities....
Cycling is very popular with
mountain biking in the Whinlatter Forest Park. Bikes may be hired from the
The c2c cycle route also passes through Loweswater, Lorton and Whinlatter Forest.
Climbing at all levels of ability is
found mainly in the Buttermere to Honister area. Guide books and equipment are
readily available at the excellent outdoor shops
particularly in Keswick including George Fisher.
Boat hire is available on Buttermere (at
Water(at Wood House) and Loweswater (at Waterend Farm)
Tennis courts are near the centre of Lorton
village, with two top class hard courts and two grass courts.
Fishing is available by permit in
the valley and on the coast.
You are not far from the coast with beaches at Silloth
and St Bees especially attractive.
Glaramara is an
outdoor activities centre based in Borrowdale.