Things to do in Coniston


Ascent Training Is an Outdoor adventure for all abilities in the Lake District specialising in all outdoor activities. Staff are very experienced, highly qualified and very friendly. There is also a gift shop with reasonable prices.

River Deep Mountain High is a Multi-activity leisure provider offering fun for those who love the outdoors. Perfect for families, couples and groups of friends.

Crook Barn Stables, Horse trekking and riding stables near Coniston. Riding available for all ages and experience levels. Pig keeping courses available.

Dave's Adventure Company is an adventure full of activities in the Lake District, whatever your level of previous experience you can rely on the expertise at the hands of Dave's Adventure Company.

Coniston Launchis an Environmentally friendly cruise service on Coniston Water. Range of cruises available. Free walk leaflets. Refreshments available at many points. Pets welcome.

Thurston Outdoor Education Centre, Outdoor activity centre near Coniston Water. Family groups welcome, team building activities offered.

Outdoor activities:- cycling, walking, horse riding, mountain biking, Escape Paragliding, Sailing, Windsurfing & other Water sports.

Facilities available are Tennis court, basketball court, swimming pool, football pitch and loads more.

Activities include Ghyll Scrambling, Canyoning, White water Tubing, Canoeing, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Mountain Biking and Via Ferrata and more.

There are many different places were all these activities can be done.


museums, art galleries, historic etc

Brantwood Former home of John Ruskin in Coniston with gardens, book shop, art gallery and restaurant. Free parking. Lots of child friendly activities and workshops.

Ruskin Museum, The Ruskin Museum at Coniston in the Lake District is a fitting memorial to the fascinating John Ruskin and the history of this wonderful area.

Marble Museum, The museum includes a year-round exhibit that includes examples of fine marble and shows the history of marble mining in Pickens County.

Old man Coniston, The Old Man of Coniston is a fell in the Furness Fells in the English Lake District.

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