The half term holiday is upon is, and well let's face it, sometimes coming up with exciting, family activities fun for all can be hard work. The Lake District is a great destination if you are wanting to explore, get active, creative and try new things. Here are three fantastic activities we would recommend…
Windermere Lake Cruises
Take a cruise on Lake Windermere with Windermere Lake Cruises, one of the most popular attractions in Cumbria. This activity is entertaining for adults and children alike and with such a fabulous range of trips available you could cruise from 45 minutes up to 3 hours if you wish.
The voyages start in Bowness, Ambleside or Lakeside and each offer unique, spectacular views of the surrounding mountain scenery from the beautiful perspective of the water. If you are peckish, food and drink is available on board and with other popular attractions near the boat stop off points, a cruise is a fab option for a great day out! Have a peak at their website here: www.windermere-lakecruises.co.uk/
Cumbria Crystal: Glass Blowing
If you are looking for something truly unique, you could book a family pass to try glass blowing at Cumbria Crystal, making either a bauble or paperweight. Watch the artisans at work and try the alchemy of glass blowing for yourselves with the one to one guidance and assistance from their trained experts.
To find out more or to book the experiences visit their website. There is a range of useful information on safety, their guidance and age restrictions: www.cumbriacrystal.com
The Go Ape outdoor adventures available at both Grizedale and Whinlatter forest here in the beautiful Lake District are a must go to! There are a range of activities to challenge yourself, and have fun for all ages and abilities.
There is a junior and adult Tree Top Adventure, which this month is a fabulous 15% off with code FUNFEB! Enjoy high-speed zips, free-fall Tarzan swings, crossings and tree top obstacles. Go on, be brave! You can find out more or book here on their website: goape.co.uk/