Situated close to the historic market town of Kendal, Cumbria. Conveniently place to explore in the English Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales

Out & About

There are many activities and attractionsavailable locally and we can advise on your arrival at Cragg Farm. We are situated in between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park  & all attractions are within easy reach.

There are many interesting walks nearby some following public footpaths or country lanes, for the more adventurous the lakeland fells give you the opportunity to test your fell walking skills and agility and witness some stunning and spectacular scenery. A good guide book is an advantage they give
planned walks with directions . Please remember the country code and close all gates and keep dogs on leads when going over farm land.

Again there are numerous cycle route in the area, some pre-planned for you or you may prefer to take to the country lanes and plan your own route. There are opportunities to take Mountain Bikes off the road on to fields and forest tracks. Your own Cycles can be stored at the farm. Cycle hire is available nearby.

Pony Trekking
There are several riding and trekking stables nearby where you can learn to ride or improve your skills . Or you may wish to trek in the local countryside

Water Activities
Lake Windermere offers the largest selection of water activities from rowing boats to a Lake Cruise. Other lakes offer lake cruises. You can view the Steamboat Centre on the shore of lake Windermere. Fishing is possible in some lakes and rivers, a local fishing licence may however be required .

Historic Houses and Castles
There is an array of Historic Houses and Castles within easy reach, each offering spectacular architecture and design, many were homes to Famous Authors or distinguished people, some are even still lived in by their families. You can view the house and contents of many.

If you like looking round gardens you will not be disappointed there are many to look at as well as many interesting Garden Centre's.

Museums and Collections are all on view locally. Some museums specialize in local collections and way of life.
Art galleries are also on view.

If you fancy a round of golf on holiday there are many courses to test your skills. From 9 holes to 18 Holes
golf courses or a golf driving range. You may have to pre-book on some courses

Sporting Facilities
Swimming, Badminton, Squash, Table Tennis, Bowls, Tennis, Football are all on offer locally. Kendal also has a Leisure Centre.

General Attractions
You can enjoy a visit to South Lakes Animal Park or Ostrich World. Take a journey on Little Ratty or look round the Rheged visitor centre. You can take a look underground at White Scar Caves. And not to miss out on a visit to Beatrix Potters house and exhibitions.

After a day of adventure and exhilaration of the Lakes & Dales you will be able to unwind and relax at Cragg Farm Caravan and s"post">

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