Off Road Driving is definitely our most popular activity on Graythwaite Estate. Lumps, bumps and camel humps. Controlled acceleration and axel articulation. CBA Events will bring you the best 4X4 experience by far! Get behind the steering wheel of one of our Land Rover Defenders and take on our very own, professionally built natural off road driving course, the only one of its kind with stunning views of Lake Windermere. More information.
Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced shooter we have a set up that will suit everyone. You’ll learn the key techniques of clay pigeon shooting including safety, gun mounting and most importantly how (and when) to pull the trigger. More information.
Channel your inner Robin Hood and acquire the ancient skill of Archery with one of our recurve target bows. Our qualified and experienced instructor will provide expert tuition for novices and skilled archers alike. Great fun for all the family.
Explore the hills and discover the hidden gems within the Lake District with your very own mountain guide. We have numerous ‘tried or tested’ routes suitable for all ages and abilities. Maybe you, your family and friends would enjoy a gentle, half day, low level walk through some of the most beautiful scenery the Lake District has to offer or alternatively you may prefer to take to the fells and adventure into the heart of the Langdale Pikes.
Venture into Graythwaite estate’s woodland with your friends and family and we’ll teach you the skills you need to survive a night in the Lake District without the deluxe comfort and amenities that Graythwaite Cottages offer. Activities may include fire lighting, shelter building, sourcing water, basic camp fire cooking and of course toasting marshmallows.
Join us for a fun and leisurely canoeing experience where we’ll teach you the basic canoeing and paddling techniques, journey into the quiet bays around the lake shores and visit some of the famous islands on Lake Windermere. You’ll spot some of our local wildlife, maybe play some canoe games whilst enjoying the natural peaceful environment over a warm drink and a flapjack.
For the more competitive of you we have the perfect activity. There’s only one goal in this activity – win the most points and be crowned the champions of Graythwaite! Challenges may include; archery, school sports, bubble football, duck herding, coracle build, giant water trebuchet and our huge tree climb.
We’re passionate about Stand up Paddleboarding and guarantee you will be too after you try this fun, exciting and enjoyable activity. SUP is currently one of the fastest growing watersports and after joining us for a session you’ll understand why. A fantastic way to spend any morning, afternoon or evening on England’s largest lake.
Meet your friendly skipper and jump aboard a 34ft yacht and prepare yourself for an adventure of a lifetime on Lake Windermere. You’ll get first-hand experience of helming the boat and can decide whether you want to be an active crew member or a passenger along for the ride. For groups or to add a competitive element, please speak to us about matched boat sailing regattas.
RIB Experience- Join us on-board our BRIG Navigator 610, brand new for the 2017 season. The craft can be used for a thrilling ride, a water taxi from Bowness, a scenic lake tour, a team treasure hunt and more. The cost below is per hour but what we do during that hour is very much up to you!
Our RIB is also available for safety cover for events and activities, filming and other commissions.