Lake District Sports Directory : Sports in Cumbria
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About The Lake District Sports and Accommodation Directory
The Lake District Sports and Hotel Directory aims to capture all the best activity centres, operators and accommodation for you in one place. You can browse the site by sport type and visit the websites you need to check it out further. Alternatively, if you are an accommodation provider or sports operator in the Lake District National Park, you can add your own details to the site as well.
If your Lakeland sports site or hotel has already been added to the database by us, register for an account here, then contact us with your details to take control of your entry.
The Lake District National Park in Cumbria is often described as being like the country's best adventure playground, and an ideal place for outdoor activities like watersports as well as land based ones like walking and hiking. From the spectacular mountains and passes to the lakes that shine like jewels in the landscape, Lakeland in Cumbria has activities suitable for everyone.
The range of sports that take place in Cumbria is staggering, from the longer established traditional Lakeland ones like Rock Climbing and Fell Walking, to the newer watersport crazes like Wake Boarding and Ghyll Scrambling. You can do it all here, under the watchful eye of skilled instructors, who will guide beginners with just as much vigour as the more accomplished protagonist.
From it's rise as a tourist mecca for both Brits and holiday visitors from home and abroad, the Lake District in Cumbria has inevitably attracted adventurous types, thrill seekers who want to pit their wits and skills against the elements and the lakeland landscape. When you get here, theres's always something to do, and here we've tried to gather together the popular sports and activities for you, as well as the best hotels, guesthouses and b&b accommodation too.
Where to Stay
The rural nature and popularity of the Lake District (also known as The Lakes) have led to the availability of a wide choice of accommodation including farm house cottages, bed and breakfasts, inns, and luxury hotels.
For those looking to stay close to Windermere, a good selection of lodgings can be found in and around Ambleside, Bowness and in the village of Windermere itself. North of Windermere, the village of Grasmere, once home of the poet William Wordsworth, also offers a fine selection of places to stay.
Visitors to the Northern Lakes would do well to consider Pooley Bridge or Glenridding, both of which are situated on Ullswater. Although slightly further away, Penrith is also convenient for touring the Northern Lakes. The market town of Keswick is located close to Bassenthwaite and Derwent Water, and provides a convenient, central base for exploring the Lakes.
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