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Outdoor Activities in Lake District

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The Lake District area, a land of mountains and lakes, is home to many outdoor activities centres. Many of them welcome all levels of experience, age, and offer everything from short taster sessions up to long-lasting adventures. Here is my choice of the best. The lake district has many cottages that can be used as a base to enjoy these wonderful activities look at this.

Mountain Biking

Whinlatter forest park is the ideal place for mountain-bikers. The Altura Trail at Whinlatter is one of two routes. This route is 19 km long and red-graded. It’s recommended for advanced riders with excellent off-road skills and high levels of fitness. You’ll be able see spectacular views from your position at 500m above Keswick including Derwentwater, Helvellyn (Skiddaw), and Derwentwater.

Whinlatter forest park’s Quercus Trail also has a mountain bike trail. This blue grade route is for intermediate to advanced riders. You have the option of either 3.5 or 7.75km. There are rolling jumps, gradual climbs, as well as more difficult parts that can be chosen depending on your ability. The route leads you through an oak forest, towering conifer glades, and other wooded areas.