Hawkshead - The Heart of the Lake District

Activities in and around Hawkshead

With great walking routes, adventure activities, and fun for the whole family, you can find some amazing activities in and around Hawkshead.


Graythwaite Adventure

Graythwaite Adventure provides award winning outdoor adventure experiences on the private Graythwaite Estate; 5,000 acres of woodland, parkland and lake frontage. Enjoy 4x4 off-road driving, clay pigeon shooting, archery, axe throwing, and bushcraft experiences all year round, and kayaking, paddleboarding, canoeing and RIB boat tours April to October.  Ideal for couples, families, groups and corporate events. We offer only private experiences, meaning we don't mix bookings so each will be tailored for you and your party run by our friendly and experienced instructional team. Experience - explore - escape.

Graythwaite Estate, Near Hawkshead, Cumbria LA12 8BA

07498 574659

 Visit the Graythwaite Adventure website


Tallow Tales Hawkshead Ghost Walks

Join The Director for an evening like no other! His flickering lantern will guide you through the labyrinthine ginnels of historic Hawkshead; in shadowy squares and sinister churchyards, he will relate his tales of terror.

Dare you attend?

The Square, Hawkshead, LA22 0NZ


Visit the Tallow Tales website