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Spayne Lindsay Charity Challenge

Spayne Lindsay Charity Challenge

12 Jun 2014 - Emma

Please enjoy our recap of our charity challenge with Spayne Lindsay

Utilising our stunning natural surroundings we designed and hosted a 9 hour, 3 stage corporate challenge event for a wonderful group of people from Spayne Lindsay… Read more »

Need some team building ideas?

Need some team building ideas?

14 May 2014 - Emma

Team building is a diverse subject but essentially it is about a group of people having a shared experience, for fun or development.  Although having fun is a key component of what we do we focus on using the outdoors as a tool for development, and we feel that for a team to truly realise their potential they must leave the comfort zone… Read more »

Special rates when you combine a canoe tour with a cream tea

Special rates when you combine a canoe tour with a cream tea

6 May 2014 - Emma

The tranquil nature of Ullswater is a big draw and makes this part of the Lake District a real gem in the crown, and canoeing on the lake offers a fantastic view point from which to take in the surrounding scenery.  Our canoe tours do just that by journeying down and around the lake to see it from all angles, exploring the islands… Read more »

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 »

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