Skiddaw View Holiday Home Park


There’s a world of things to do in the Lake District so whether you’re an adrenaline junkie looking for the next big challenge or a keen golfer looking for the perfect course there really is something for everyone. We’ve created a list of our favourite activities why not give them a try and let us know yours. Also why not see our attractions and walks page for more information about things to see and do in the local area.


The lakes are made full use of by our many water based activities available throughout the area such as; Keswick Canoeing, Platty+ and Keswick Adventure Centre and for those wanting a more indoor experience we would recommend Keswick Leisure Pool.

Air Sports

Want to really experience the views, why not try out the following? Chris Jones Gyro Planes, High Adventure Ballooning or Air Adventures Paragliding.

Rookin House

Rookin House is an established adventure venue and has been offering a wide variety of outdoor activities for over 20 years from archery to human bowling. Family owned and operated, Rookin House has a strong focus on both fun and safety.


For a full list of areas to cycle, free downloadable route maps and information on cycling please visit: Cycle hire is available in the local area from the following, Keswick Mountain Bikes and Cockermouth 4Play cycles.


For fishing please visit and for those wanting to just give it a try we would recommend seeing what Rookin House has to offer.


There are many locations to play golf in and around the Lake District, here are a few of our favourites: Cockermouth Golf Club allows for holiday makers to come and play golf on their 18 hole designed golf course. Hope Park in Keswick offers both 18 hole golf and Crazy Golf, Carlisle Driving Range offers a unique range of services for all levels of golfers.

If you organise or manage a local event, attraction or activity in our area and are interested in listing your business/event on our website, please feel free to contact us.

Above is just a sample of some the activities which you can do in the Lake District during your holiday, and just in case you need a few more things to do...

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