Lake District Businesses
Ullswater, Lake District, Eden Valley
& the local area
Swim the Lakes
Whether you know it as wild swimming. open water swimming or simply swimming, Ullswater & some other lakes are ideal for the activity.
Like to know where to go, when to go, what to wear etc ?
This business has been operating in the area for almost 20 years. They’re always happy to chat.
Catstycam the outdoor shop
Waterproofs, fleeces, boots and everything else required for your holiday in the Adventure capital of England.
Fjallraven, Meindl, Scarpa and other top brands all stocked.
Located in the middle of Glenridding, a two minute walk to Ullswater, or a few hours up to Helvellyn.
RWC Outdoor Gear Repairs
Based just south of Penrith, they very much embrace the Repair, Reuse and Recycle ethos.
Whether you’d like to post your gear to them, or drop it off in person, they’ll happily give you all the details of how they can assist.
From down jackets to wetsuits. Zips, tears, patches, draw cords etc are their expertise
One of the many reasons I really enjoy my industry, Outdoor Education, is how inclusive and accessible to all it is.
Calvert Lakes, part of The Calvert Trust, whole ethos encompasses the above. They are, quite simply, superb.
Whether you are an individual, a family, or a group, their highly trained staff, and excellent equipment, will provide you with an unforgettable experience.
They are based on Bassenthwaite ( yep, the pub quiz answer ), just North of Keswick