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  • Duration: 3 HOURS
  • Minimum age depends on activity.
  • Fitness is dependant on activity.
  • Under 18's must have adult supervision and taking part on the activity.
  • Transport to activities is not included.

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Ghyll Scrambling

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Ghyll scrambling is an exhilarating and fun activity perfect for families or groups who want a challenge, making it one of our most popular activities!  This is a wet activity, so you can expect to be plunging into clear pools, swimming against flowing water, climbing up the side of waterfalls, exploring caves and sliding down water shoots along the way.

Available as an open group taster session during the summer or as part of a family/group private activity booking. 

    • Duration: 3 hours (approx)
    • Minimum Age/Height: 8 years and at least 135cm tall
    • Fitness: Good level of fitness required
    • Meeting Place: Wasdale - Exact location TBC upon booking
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Canoeing

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As the name suggest the Lake District is a great place to experience canoeing on its many open expanses of water. Our instructors will coach you through all aspects of operating safely, whilst journeying on open water. During your experience we will provide you with the skills to prepare a boat, paddle efficiently and sail if conditions allow.

Available as an open group taster session during the summer or as part of a family/group private activity booking.

Well behaved dogs are welcome on private sessions on the Lake, we have a range of doggy buoyancy aids to keep your pooch safe.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Minimum Age/Height: 6 years
  • Fitness: Fair level of fitness required
  • Meeting Place: Wasdale - Exact location TBC upon booking
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Kayaking

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Where better to experience and enjoy kayaking for the first time than in the Lake District.  Our instructors will coach you through all aspects of operating safely whilst journeying on open water. During your experience we will provide you with the skills to prepare a boat, paddle efficiently and play some games if you wish.

Available as an open group taster session during the summer or as part of a family/group private activity booking.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Minimum Age/Height: 10 years and at least 140cm
  • Fitness: Fairly good level of fitness required
  • Meeting Place: Wasdale - Exact location TBC upon booking
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Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is a fantastic fun water activity and is fast becoming the paddle sport of choice, we were excited to be one of the first Lake District based outdoor activity providers to introduce the sport back in 2015.

An off shoot from surfing it was believed to have originated from Hawaii but has made its way to the UK and now the Lake District.

SUP is an exciting & fun sport that can be enjoyed by anyone, you don’t need to be super fit or super skilled to take part, it is surprisingly easy to get the hang of!

Available as an open group taster session during the summer or as part of a family/group private activity booking.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Minimum Age/Height: 10 years and at least 140cm
  • Fitness: Good level of fitness required
  • Meeting Place: Wasdale - Exact location TBC upon booking
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Rock Climbing

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Have a go at rock climbing on a friendly rock face under the guidance of a qualified and experienced instructor. Learn the basics of single pitch climbing including how to correctly put on a harness, learn to tie into the rope and belay safely, basic movements and techniques, as well as having lots of fun!

Available as an open group taster session during the summer or as part of a family/group private activity booking.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Minimum Age/Height: 6 years
  • Fitness: Some amount of fitness required
  • Meeting Place: Eskdale - Exact Location TBC upon booking.
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Archery

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A two-hour introductory session where you will learn the basics of this fun and rewarding sport. With the beautiful backdrop of the Eskdale valley, we will have you hitting the target in no time.

Available as an open group taster session during the summer or as part of a family/group private activity booking.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Minimum Age/Height: 6 years
  • Fitness: Not much fitness required
  • Meeting Place: West Lakes Adventure, Woolpack Farm, Eskdale, CA19 1TH
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Canyoning – The Esk Extreme!

The Esk Gorge Extreme Canyoning is a step up on all levels from Ghyll Scrambling in the Eskdale Valley.

This activity is an extreme level of Lake District ghyll scrambling with bigger jumps, bigger climbs, bigger water and its remote location makes this activity one of the most challenging and exhillerating activities we offer!

Activity Duration: 5 - 6 Hours

Minimum Age: 16

A Good level of fitness is required for this activity.

PLEASE NOTE: Our Open Group Activities require adult supervision if under the age of 18.

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  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Minimum Age/Height: 14 years
  • Fitness: Good level of fitness required
  • Meeting Place: West Lakes Adventure, Woolpack Farm, Eskdale, CA19 1TH
  • Cost: £ 70pp
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SUP HIRE - (Stand Up Paddle Board Hire)

*IMPORTANT CHANGES TO HIRE - PLEASE READ*

Exciting news, it is now confirmed!!  We are very excited about our move.  From Monday 26th July  until 2nd Septemebr we will be based at the Wasdale Hall Youth Hostel (YHA).  This is great for you guy’s as you are now able to pick up the hire boards from Nathan at the lakeside of Wastwater fully inflated and ready to go!  No more picking up from here and rushing through traffic to bring them back to West Lakes Adventure at the end of the day…

Obviously the transition of getting this set up has been a little tricky as we are still until Sunday hiring deflated packed up boards from our base here in Eskdale and taking telphone bookings only for this weekend.

INFLATABLE SUP'S COME IN A SMALL SUITCASE SIZED BAG WITH A PUMP, PADDLE, FIN, LEASH AND BOUYANCY AID SO YOU CAN PICK UP FROM WEST LAKES ADVENTURE AND TAKE TO THE LAKE TO ENJOY!

Full Day Hire is from 10am - 5pm - £40
Half Day Hire is from 10am - 1pm or 2pm - 5pm - £30

Our Paddle Board package includes:
• 1 x High quality inflatable paddle board & pump
• 1 x Adjustable paddle
• 1 x Leash
• 1 x Buoyancy aid
• 1 x Safety and instruction leaflet

Wetsuits can be hired at an additional charge of £5 and can be added to the booking.
Extra Bouyancy Aids can also be hired on the day for an additional £5.

**Unfortunately we do not allow dogs on our inflatable paddle boards**

  • To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you book to hire stand up paddle boards (SUPs) through our website.
  • SUPs can be hired on the day from Wasdale Hall YHA (26th July - 2nd September, outside of these dates, they are deflated and picked up from West Lakes Adventure HQ).
  • SUPs can be hired subject to availability, from 10am and must be returned by the time stated on your hire form.
  • A compulsory Bouyancy aid is included with all SUPs hired.
  • You must be prepared to complete and sign a rental agreement and release of liability form.  The SUP hire agreement is secured with your debit/credit card.
  • Under 18’s need to be accompanied by an adult at all times during the activity.
  • The hirer is liable if any damage is caused to the equipment whilst in their care. This damage includes all damage including punctures, scratches, loss or theft.
  • Please be mindful of the Lake District weather conditions on the day and make sure you have some warm cloths to put on after the activity.

Before proceeding please read the Terms and conditions carefully

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SUP Hire

How To Book

Booking something bespoke for just you & your group is really simple -

  • Call Caroline or Steve on 019467 23753 to discuss options and availabilty
  • Email us at: enquiries@westlakesadventure.co.uk with as much detail as possible
  • Complete the enquiry form including details about the number of adults & children, preferred dates, preferred activities and contact details

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West Lakes Adventure
Woolpack Farm
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Eskdale Valley
Cumbria CA19 1TH

  019467 23753
  enquiries@westlakesadventure.co.uk

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