Schools and Youth Groups

The Lake District National Park is the perfect environment for children and young people to visit and take part in some fun and adventurous outdoor activities.

Our youth activity days are tailored to suit the group, we can structure the activities in a way to ensure the children find themselves in a situation that may stretch their level of comfort to perhaps enable them to rise to a new challenge and build their confidence and ability to try new adventitious tasks, or we can simply help them enjoy the great outdoors and what it has to offer - all in all its really about the children having fun and taking away an experience that will stay with them for a lifetime.

Our remote and spectacular location means our groups can experience the authentic great outdoors. On most occasions, we have the activity venues to ourselves, and the beauty of not being in a centre environment is that you get a true sense of what fantastic adventure is out there. Our location gives use easy access to Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England and Wastwater the deepest lake, as well as other excellent venues for outdoor activities.

Multi-Activity day packages

We can create a day or multi-day package for school and youth groups, we can put together a suggested itinerary to include some fun and rewarding activities. We use locations where our activities can be grouped close together to enable the groups to get the most of their day.

West Lakes Adventure can provide a range of activities as part of your school day trip or residential school trip, including:

  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • SUP (Stand up paddle boarding)
  • Raft building
  • Rock climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Ghyll scrambling
  • Archery
  • Hill walking
  • Orienteering
  • Bridge jumping
  • Lawn based team activities
  • Bushcraft activities
Accommodation

Our on site Luxury Glamping for Groups

 

The Byres and The Woodland Pods offer our guests a unique, cosy and comfortable glamping experience where you can enjoy the beautiful Western Lake District and Eskdale Valley whilst still enjoying some of life's home comforts, such as a comfy bed, hot shower, heating and electricity.

Each of the lodges has a sofa, a kitchen unit with kettle, mugs, teaspoons, drinks tumblers and a small fridge, no other cooking facilities are provided, but we do offer a small gas griddle for hire and there are places to barbecue within the grounds.

The Byres offer a great space for families and small groups.  Outside the double patio door’s you have your own covered decked area with a table and chairs so you can take in the superb views whatever the weather. On the decked area is a sink and work space, so you can bring along a camping stove. There is a large lawn and picnic benches, as well as a communal fire pit.

The Woodland Pods are well postitioned so you can enjoy the peice and tranquility of this fantastic valley, dark skies and fantastic views, you may even catch some great sun-sets from the West!

For an exact group price, please get in touch 019467 23753 to discuss.

Sample Itineraries

Watersports Day
36 Students plus 4 teaching staff – 9 children per group plus one member of teaching staff.

Group

Activity 1

Activity 2

Lunch

Activity 3

Activity 4

Time

9.30 – 11.00

11.00-12.30

12.30 – 13.00

13.00 – 15.00

15.00 – 17.00

One

Ghyll Scrambling

Paddle Boarding

-

Canoeing

Raft Building

Two

Canoeing

Raft Building

-

Paddle boarding

Ghyll Scrambling

Three

Paddle boarding

Ghyll Scrambling

-

Raft building

Canoeing

Four

Raft building

Canoeing

-

Ghyll Scrambling

Paddle Boarding

 

Team Day
36 Students plus 4 teaching staff – 9 children per group plus one member of teaching staff.

Group

Activity 1

Activity 2

Lunch

Activity 3

Activity 4

Time

9.30 – 11.00

11.00-12.30

12.30 – 13.00

13.00 – 15.00

15.00 – 17.00

One

Rock Climbing

Orienteering

-

Archery

Bush Craft

Two

Orienteering

Rock Climbing

-

Bush Craft

Archery

Three

Archery

Bush Craft

-

Rock Climbing

Orienteering

Four

Bush Craft

Archery

-

Orienteering

Rock Climbing

Residential trips, tailor-made and all inclusive

A school trip can be a valuable learning experience for any child. West Lakes Adventure work alongside a family run school travel service based in the Lake District, they are the school trip specialist and can provide a full residential package, including transport, accommodation and all the documentation required for the trip. They really do take all the work out of organising your school’s trip! Paul has worked in education for 19 years, a proportion of that time as a head teacher, and his wife Victoria worked in the travel industry for over 20 years. They have a fleet of their own coaches, so transport is not an issue and they have a great working relationship with YHA’s which are a safe haven for the children.

Please enquire for a bespoke quote.

For enquiries please call us on 019467 23753

Get in Touch

West Lakes Adventure
Woolpack Farm
Boot
Eskdale Valley
Cumbria CA19 1TH

  019467 23753
  enquiries@westlakesadventure.co.uk

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