Newlands Adventure Centre

Situated in the heart of the peaceful and unspoilt Newlands Valley, Newlands Adventure Centre offers the ideal base for group accommodation, amidst some of the most dramatic scenery in the UK.

Whether you want a full blown Multi Activity package, team building event or just somewhere to base your own programme…..we’ve got it!

From a gentle stroll on the shores of Derwentwater to the magnificent high ridges of the Lake District Northern Fells, from a challenging rock climb to a thrilling mountain bike descent, canoeing, ghyll scrambling, orienteering…

Activities

Ghyll Scrambling

Ghyll Scrambling is hard to define but is invariably is the favourite activity of visitors to Newlands. A wet decent of a Lakeland mountain stream, Ghyll Scrambling starts with a twenty minute walk from our front door to the top of the ghyll.

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Kayaking

You can’t come to the Lake District without taking to the water and trying your hand at Kayaking. Our water base is at the northern end of Derwentwater, one of the most beautiful lakes in England and close to the Centre. Kayaking is one of our more demanding but ultimately rewarding activities.

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Canoeing

You can’t come to the Lake District without taking to the water. Our water base is at the northern end of Derwentwater, one of the most beautiful lakes in England and close to the Centre.

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Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing is one of our most popular activities. We use local crags which are best suited to beginners and intermediates and on the rare occasion that it rains, we have access to the Keswick indoor climbing wall.

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Archery

Archery is one of the oldest outdoor leisure activities in the UK, practiced by peasants and Kings alike. Based at our onsite range, you will be introduced to the necessary skills and safety rules.

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Bike Tour

What better way to explore the surrounding Newlands valley than on a mountain bike? This popular outdoor pursuit allows you to take in the beautiful Lake District at your own pace while learning to mountain bike safely and effectively.

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Orienteering

Orienteering lessons will give you the skills you need to navigate the Newlands Valley near Keswick and the surrounding Lake District without getting lost or missing a checkpoint.

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The Woods

A series of individual high ropes activities set amongst the riverside woodland in the grounds of Newlands. The Woods challenges require determination, trust, teamwork and empathy for successful completion by all participants.

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