Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District 40 family days with under 12s exploring, biking, scrambling, on the water and more

Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District 40 family days with under 12s exploring, biking, scrambling, on the water and more

Guidebook to 40 outdoor adventures in the Lake District with children under 12, including hiking, biking, scrambling, boating, swimming, paddling, camping, bothying and hostelling. The adventures are graded, with alternatives given where they exist so families can embark on the level of adventure that suits them best. Similarly, the guide is designed for long-term use, so as children grow up they can progress to more exciting and challenging adventures.

All featured routes have been rigorously road-tested and have got the thumbs up from the harshest of critics - the under-12s. In addition to OS mapping and easy-to-follow route description, the guide also includes invaluable practical information on bike/boat hire, bases and transport in the Lake District, plus notes on adventuring safely, getting close to nature and responsibly using national parks. The guide is also visually appealing, showcasing stunning photography guaranteed to inspire.

With its twinkling tarns for skimming stones and craggy summits for scrambling, the Lake District is a natural adventure playground for children of all ages. It is the perfect place for families to share outdoor adventures, have fun together and inspire youngsters to love and cherish wild and rural landscapes.

The Southern Lakes


Adventure 1 Swallows and Amazons Island, Coniston
Adventure 2 Great Langdale Bike Trail, Elterwater and Skelwith Force
Adventure 3 Tarn Hows geocaching
Adventure 4 Cathedral Caves
Adventure 5 Mosedale Cottage Backpacking
Adventure 6 The Lion and the Lamb – Helm Crag and Grasmere
Adventure 7 Rydal Caves and Loughrigg
Adventure 8 Castle to castle at Windermere
Adventure. 9 Gummer’s How and Fell Foot Park
Adventure 10 Grizedale Forest – Mushrooms and Wild Art
Adventure 11 Hampsfell and its curious Hospice
Adventure 12 Hodbarrow Lagoon and Haverigg lighthouses
Adventure 13 Stickle Pike – a big mountain in miniature
Adventure 14 Kail Pot and Hardknott Roman Fort
Adventure 15 Ride the Esk Trail to the sea
Adventure 16 The Fickle Steps of Dunnerdale
Adventure 17 Meet the Old Man of Coniston
Adventure 18 Pavey Ark and Stickle Ghyll scramble
Adventure 19 A wild Ennerdale journey to Black Sail
Adventure 20 Scafell Pike – An Adventurer’s Way


The Northern Lakes


Adventure 21 Squirrel Nutkin’s Island, Derwent Water
Adventure 22 Catbells and Derwent Water
Adventure 23 Taking on Whinlatter’s Quercus Trail
Adventure 24 Castlerigg Stone Circular
Adventure 25 Riding on Keswick’s old railway
Adventure 26 Ullswater’s four island challenge
Adventure 27 The cascades of Aira Force
Adventure 28 Galleny Force and Smithymire Island
Adventure 29 Buttermere bothying – Dubs Hut and Warnscale Head
Adventure 30 The Bowder Stone and King’s How
Adventure 31 Jopplety How and Watendlath
Adventure 32 Castle Crag and the Cave Hotel
Adventure 33 Buttermere and Scale Force
Adventure 34 Crummock Water – ‘Goose Poo’ Island and Rannerdale Knotts
Adventure 35 The C to C (Children-to-Coast) Challenge
Adventure 36 Getting to know Loweswater
Adventure 37 Sale Fell and its bouldering wall
Adventure 38 Maryport coastal journey
Adventure 39 Bassenthwaite Lake: ospreys, Dodd Wood and Mirehouse
Adventure 40 Overnight at the loneliest house – Skiddaw


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