We are spoilt for outdoor pursuits here in the Eden Valley, below are links to specialists centres, as well as Fishing, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Cycling, Climbing, and Gliding
Rookin House is an outdoor pursuits centre and has multiple activities such as horse riding, quad bikes, clay pigeon shooting and archery, the list goes on…. Visit Website
Fly fishing on the River Eden is within walking distance from the front door and extends from Warcop to Pendragon in the Mallerstang Valley. Day tickets can be acquired from Halls Newsagents, Kirkby Stephen; for further information: Visit Website
If you want to fish further downstream then visit:
Appleby Angling: Visit Website
Penrith Anglers: Visit Website
Bessy Beck Trout Fishing offers fly fishing and bait fishing over 3 lakes near Ravenstonedale Visit Website
If you would prefer to have a local guide then this can be arranged through Happy Days Visit Website
Appleby Golf Course is a short 10 minute drive and sits on the edge of the Pennines with views across the Eden valley to the Lake District. Visit Website
Local routes and guides are available at Visit Eden: Visit Website; or simply explore for yourself.
If you need to hire a bike or need to repair your own, then our local town has Coast to Coast Cycles: Visit Website
If you require a little help up our hills then why not hire an electric bike through E Motion; Visit Website
Sailing, Canoeing and Paddle boarding
Our nearest lake is Ullswater; it takes 50 minutes to drive to the northern end, here you can hire motor boats, sailing boats, rowing boats and canoes from serveral companies.
Lakeland Boat Hire: Visit Website
St. Patricks Boat Landings: Visit Website
Glenridding Sailing Centre: Visit Website
For indoor or outdoor climbing you can visit King Kong Climbing Centre in Keswick (50 min drive): Visit Website
Clay Pigeon Shooting
Guests have enjoyed a trip out to Kirby Lonsdale to have Clay Pigeon Shooting Lessons at Crabtree Clay Shoot: Visit Website
On the way home they have enjoyed the scenic route through the Howgills via Sedburgh for a meal.
If you have a head for heights then why not visit Edensoaring and book a trial flight or a one day lesson in a glider: Visit Website