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Work experience at Distant Horizons

Work experience at Distant Horizons

18 Apr 2014 - Emma

Here is an account of life at Distant Horizons by our recent work experience placement:

I have found my time at Distant Horizons really beneficial regarding my understanding of how an outdoor centre works, from doing maintenance to canoe sessions on the lake and also how an event is ran and planned out.

I have enjoyed my… Read more »

Lake District rainy days

Lake District rainy days

10 Apr 2014 - Emma

The clue is in the name so yes the ‘Lake District’ does experience rainy days, but that doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up in your tent or hotel.  Rainy days in the Lake District just encourage you to think outside the box and we are here to help. 

If you still want to get into the outdoors don’t let… Read more »

Unicef Adventure Challenge 2014

Unicef Adventure Challenge 2014

18 Mar 2014 - Emma

Unicef are back for more!  

After taking up the challenge of the Lake District 3 Peaks last year we are now hosting their next event which is a Multi-Activity Adventure Challenge which individuals can join to help raise money for disadvantaged children in Syria.

The challenge involves: 

Canoe coaching for ITERA adventure race

Canoe coaching for ITERA adventure race

7 Mar 2014 - Emma

This is an ideal opportunity to get some time ‘on the water’ and practise your ‘paddling skills’ prior to the ITERA race in August.  We provide boats, buoyancy aids and waterproofs and you just need to bring some warm clothing with a spare set and some lunch.  The ITERA Expedition Race is run by Open Adventure… Read more »

Ullswater Sunday Kayak Sessions - Starts April 27th

Ullswater Sunday Kayak Sessions - Starts April 27th

6 Mar 2014 - Emma

Distant Horizons are running 4 Sunday kayak sessions aimed at people in the local and surrounding area who would like to learn to paddle a touring kayak.  The intention is to offer beginners and novices a nice relaxed social learning experience where a new skill can be developed.  We have single and tandem sea kayaks and training will… Read more »

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