Activities in the Northern Lake District

The Northern Lake District has excellent facilities for all ages and abilities. There are huge range of indooor and outdoor activities for families, couples or single visitors to the area.

Below are a selection of activities close to Highmoss Farm:

Family Activities

Lake District Wildlife Park – World of Animals

Keswick Launch Company – Boat trips on Derwentwater

Sports in the Lake District

Bassenthwaite Sailing Club – Sailing for members of the RYA

Keswick Golf Club – Stunning mountain course in Threlkeld

Cockermouth Golf Club – Testing fellside course

Watendlath Trout Fishing – No permits required for this weekly stocked tarn

Keswick Climbing Wall – Excellent facilities on the edge of town


History of the Lake District

Mirehouse Historic House – Historical house near Bassenthwaite Lake

Wordsworth House – National Trust property located in Cockermouth

Keswick Museum – Amazing collection of historical Keswick artefacts

Jennings Brewery – Famous Cumbrian brewery


Local Restaurants & Bars

The Sun Inn – Located in nearby Bassenthwaite Village

The George – Keswick’s Oldest coaching inn

Getting around

Eric’s Taxis – Luxury taxi minibusproviding local travel and sightseeing tours