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The Lake District For An Adventure Holiday

Why go abroad when you can have your fill of adventure against a backdrop as dramatic as our very own Lake District.

More and more people are travelling from other countries in Europe and beyond to experience what the Lakes have to offer and yet it can often by overlooked by the English in their scramble to go overseas for a holiday.

I certainly did not hesitate when I had the opportunity to visit and sample the hospitality and activities on offer and I knew it was not a decision I would regret from the moment I was tucking into my first meal on arrival.

But what about the weather you ask?

With the weather all over the globe less predictable than ever you have as much chance of a great summer here as anywhere else but without the hassle of travel. And if it does rain then:

1. Skin is waterproof
2. If you are ghyll scrambling you are going to get wet anyway - that's half the fun!

Ghyll scrambling is in fact my favourite event. The scenery at Stoneycroft Ghyll is fantastic. Add to that the fun of splashing about as you wade, slide, jump and sometimes just plain drop your way down the stream and I was a happy but very wet man.

A quick shower and a slab of Kendal mint cake and I was ready to go again...

Read 3125 times Last modified on Thursday, 25 January 2018

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