Scrambling Adventures in the Lake District

If you want to experience the beauty of the Lake District, then why not have fun while you’re doing it? Well, we’ve got the perfect all-weather adventure for you! Join Ghyllscrambling for an exciting adventure through the spectacular scenery of the Lake District, making your way through pristine mountain streams, natural rock slides and diving into plunge pools – this is a must-do activity for any trip to the Lake District!

Where should I go scrambling in the Lake District?

Ghyllscrambling offer a range of exciting experiences across different locations in the Lake District! Stoneycroft Ghyll is the perfect place for first timers, while the wild Esk Gorge gives you the chance to dive into waters from as high as 14 metres!

Ghyllscrambling is the ultimate way to experience the stunning scenery from a unique viewpoint – originating from Nordic word, Ghyll, meaning mountain stream, Ghyllscrambling involves travelling either up or down rivers and gorges. It’s an activity sure to get your adrenaline pumping, using a variety of techniques from jumping down into pools, abseiling, traversing rock slides, swimming and more.

If you’re already sold, then choose from one of a range of thrilling adventures – if this is your first time, then their most popular trip, Stoneycroft Ghyll is for you! This adventure provides enough excitement for the brave, but also accessible for those who may be nervous. Slip, slide and jump your way down polished rock chutes, jump into waters that rampage like washing machines and splash around in pristine waters.

If you’ve really got an eye for heights, then the Secret Ghyll is waiting to be discovered. Lying high in the mountains, with views as far as the Irish Sea, this is a real canyoning experience and challenge you won’t forget! Take a steep 1 hour hike up the mountain and to the top of the canyon, where you can enjoy abseils of up to 30 metres and enjoy all the little jumps and slides in between! If you’re looking for a more intimate experience, then the Adventure Ghyll is for you – you’ll be transported to a rarely visited, quiet and completely untouched paradise that is rarely traversed by human feet.

Ghyllscrambling is the perfect, all-weather activity for families, stags, hens and any other group outings. It’s suitable for all ages, experiences and abilities, so there’s something to suit everyone. If any of these experiences sound like your ideal day out, then head to their website now to book an unforgettable adventure!

  • Prices between £40 and £125 per person depending on activity.
  • Equipment including wetsuits and thermal socks included on all activities.
  • Free photos on every trip.


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