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Although we no longer provide activity equipment our location offers a multitude of local expertise in a whole range of outdoor activities, ideal for holidays, field, adventure courses and study weeks. View the local weather forecast here


Outdoor Activity Companies  




Situated close to the foot of Kirkstone Pass near Brothers Water and within sight of Helvellyn and the High Street range, we are ideally positioned for many popular walks including Hayeswater, Angle Tarn, Dove Crag, St Sunday Crag and Fairfield.

Visit for more information, including maps, on the wide range of local walking routes on offer in and around Patterdale.

Water Activities

Canoe & Kayak Hire (Watermillock, Penrith)  
Glenridding Sailing Centre (Penrith)  

Mountain Biking

Whinlatter Forest Park (Braithwaite, Keswick)  
Mountain Bike Routes (Patterdale)  

Rock Climbing

Keswick Climbing & Activity Centre (Keswick)  
Glenridding Guides (Penrith)  

Pony Trekking

Park Foot Centre (Pooley Bridge, Penrith)  
Sockbridge Pony Centre (Sockbridge, Penrith)  

Activity Centres

Newlands Adventure Centre (Stair, Keswick)  
Rookin House Centre (Troutbeck, Penrith)  

Steamers & Cruises

Ullswater Steamers (Glenridding, Penrith)  
Coniston Launch Lake Cruises (Coniston)  


Brockhole Visitor Centre (Windermere)  
Honister Slate Mine (Borrowdale, Keswick)  


Patterdale Mountain Rescue  
National Park Rangers


Eden District Council  
Eden Rivers Trust  

Local shops & suppliers


Food & Drink


With local shops, amenities and England’s most beautiful lake, Ullswater, only five minutes away, plus Windermere, Ambleside, Grasmere and Keswick all within a thirty minute drive, we offer an ideal location for groups to relax and enjoy all the fun and beauty the Lakes has to offer.

You can arrange for some staple goods to be ordered and delivered directly to the Centre using our local suppliers:

Milk (Gillside Farm, Glenridding) Call 01768 482 346

Bread, Pies etc (Bells of Lazonby) Call 01768 898 437

Brown's Mini Market (Glenridding) Call 01768 482 322

Post Office (Glenridding) Call 01768 482 444


Brotherswater Inn (Patterdale)

The White Lion Inn (Patterdale)

Village Store (Patterdale)

Mini Market (Glenridding)

Sharman's Shop (Glenridding)

Catsycam Outdoor Centre (Glenridding)

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