Half term is nearly here and being one of the winter holidays it’s not always that easy to think of how to entertain the kids. The weather is a big factor, bank accounts are still feeling the effects of Christmas and it has been a busy start to the year it seems for the majority of the UK.
But the February half term is definitely the time to forget the cinema. Start 2017 as you mean to go on and get outdoors and get active and what better place to enjoy the great outdoors than the Lake District. And for outdoor adventures then arguably, “West is best”.
The Western Lake District is one of the greatest natural playgrounds in the UK, open 365 days a year offering a multitude of activities. It is ready and raring to go to welcome guests and visitors at half term and there are plenty of activities and things to do to satisfy big and little kids alike.
The area attracts outdoor enthusiasts young and old but why not give it a try if you’ve never taken part in any outdoor activities before? Why not make this half term the holiday to try out something different, to be adventurous and to see one of the most beautiful parts of the country from a different angle?
West Lakes Adventure are the people to go to. A Lake District activity provider offering everything from canoeing to mountain biking, archery to stand up paddle boarding and even navigational skills.
They have a new booking calendar enabling visitors to book online to any of the open enrolment activities available during all school holidays. Easy to use, simply choose the activity and the available dates will be highlighted. Bespoke activity days are also offered, call 019467 23753 for more details on these or visit http://www.westlakesadventure.co.uk/. Looking for somewhere to stay? West Lakes Adventure can take care of that too thanks to their self catering cottage in the Eskdale Valley. Rowan Bank Cottage sleeps up to 8 people and is at the foot of Hardknott and within touching distance of the Woolpack Inn. A short break at Rowan Bank is still available starting February 20th for 4 nights. Call 019467 23753 or visit http://www.stayineskdale.co.uk/.
Tip for travelling to the Western Lake District
Take the A66 and then onto the A595. A good route even when travelling up the M6 from the south.