The nearby lake of Derwentwater offers regular cruises, boat hire and adventure activities for all ages.
The walking here is fantastic, with a great variety of different grades right from your doorstep.
Why not head up to Latrigg for viewpoints over the town, explore the mystical Castlerigg Stone Circle, or tackle the summit of Skiddaw that towers above the town.
Cat Bells, Coledale Horeshoe and Blencathra are all nearby.
You can also head underground and explore the Honister Slate Mines or for the adventurous, challenge yourself on the Via Ferrata!
Perhaps a day mountain biking in Whinlatter Forest is more your thing?
Explore breathtaking Borrowdale or the iconic Ashness Bridge and Surprise View.
With so many options, you’ll need plenty of time to do them all!