Welcome to Distant Horizons UK
We are an outdoor activity company based in the Lake District and have been operating since 1993. We have a wealth of experience in providing a large variety of events to groups looking for adventure, fun and challenging experiences. Based in Ullswater, in the Eden Valley in Cumbria our location offers beautiful countryside and scenery to explore.
We welcome family and friend groups, stag and hen parties, team building groups and we also run technical outdoor courses and provide outdoor equipment hire. Our activities are suitable for all ages, and you can combine them to make the perfect multi-adventure package suited to you and your group.
Our highly qualified and experienced instructors will make sure you have a brilliant time whatever you choose:
Our 30 acre estate has excellent facilities, including:
Welcome to Distant Horizons Canoeing
Paddling with us is a scenic and fun activity that has endless possibilities. Located in the Lake District we boast countless lakes like Ullswater (the second largest in the Lake District) and rivers in the area for paddling trips, courses, and expeditions for groups and individuals.
We have a variety of boats to chose from including sea kayaks, canoes and sit on top kayaks. We also provide boat and equipment hire including camping equipment. We can include canoeing in a multi-adventure package or for Teambuilding events or friends and families looking for something new. Our instructors are all highly qualified and experienced paddlers.
However you would like your paddling experience we are flexible to your needs. To find out more about canoeing with us in the stunning Lake District, contact us at Distant Horizons Canoeing today.
Welcome to Distant Horizons Kayaking where you can paddle the stunning lakes and rivers of the Lake District and we also offer sea kayaking in Scotland to the Isle of Skye or Rassay. We offer organized paddles on stunning lakes like Coniston Water, Ullswater, Windermere and Derwent Water, kayaking courses and workshops and excellent quality kayaks for hire for those who wish to venture off themselves.
Our instructors are all qualified and delighted to welcome groups of all ages and abilities. Whether you are looking for a short taster session or a longer trip of venturing into the wilderness for 3 or 4 days and taking in the stunning sights of Scotland and the Lake Distrcit, we can provide a kayak experience for you.
We happily welcome Teambuilding events and well as groups of friends, family and even colleagues. Give us a shout to find how we can accommodate you at Distant Horizons Kayaking.
Canyoning is just one of the exhilarating outdoor adventures we offer at Distant Horizons Canyoning. Based in the Lake District, we have countless gorges nearby for gorge scrambling experiences fit for everyone! Climbing, scrambling, jumping and swimming in fresh rivers will be in order with lots of adventure and adrenaline to boost.
Our expert guides know the perfect spots for your adventure for your group. We welcome groups of friends and families to Hen and Stag dos, Teambuilding events or charity fundraisers for a thrilling day of wet and wild adventure.
If you would like to know about our canynoning experiences, drop us a line today and we would be thrilled to hear from you and plan your event! We look forward to welcoming you at Distant Horizons Canyoning.
Our rafting experience at Distant Horizons Rafting is a big team challenge of improvised raft building! Our location in the Lake District means that we have oodles of lakes and rivers as well as the Cumbrian coast for this adventure!
Improvised rafting building is an activity that calls for teamwork, creativity and cooperation. Supplied with the basic materials of planks, ropes and barrels, teams must design, build and race their raft against that of the other team! The objective is to win the race and avoid ending up like the Titantic!
Our instructors will be delighted host your group, whether it be a school excursion, Hen or Stag do or Teambuilding event, at Distant Horizons Rafting! Give us a shout today and we will be delighted to help you arrange your raft building experience.
Welcome to Distant Horizons Climbing
Based in the Ullswater Valley in the Lake District we are located in the climbing haven for all those who wish to learn how to climb, belay and the ins and outs of rope work. We offer courses, workshops and adventure weekends for every level of climber.
Learn and develop climbing skills with our instructors who are MIA or MIC qualified and will use the vast knoweldge to assist you with having a memorable experience on rock. We can take you climbing in the valleys, on mountain crags or on our excellent purpose built inddor climbing wall which is also a great wet weather alternative. We can cater to groups as well as individuals looking to take up, improve or perfect their climbing skills.
To find out more about climbing at Distant Horizons Climbing, contact us to let us know what you´re looking for and we will be delighted to create a climbing package perfect for you.
Welcome to Distant Horizons Abseiling
If you wish to embark on a thrilling abseiling adventure in the stunning Lake District then look no further. The Lake District has an area of endless amount of crags and rock to abseil. Descend down overhangs or even buildings with this adrenaline filled sport.
Our professional and experienced instructors will look after you from start to finish and teach you all of the necessary skills. We run abseils for teambuilding, corporate and charity events.
Abseiling is a natural partner for climbing, so why not learn to go up the rock as well? Have a chat with us to find more about our abseiling activity or what else we have on offer. Drop us a line today and we will be thrilled to hear from you at Distant Horizons Abseiling.
Welcome to Distant Horizons Orienteering! We are a charming outdoor activity provider in the stunning Lake District. We have over two decades worth of experience delivering land and water adventures to adventurers of all shapes and sizes. Our navigation training will equip you with the skills to confidently and competently use a map and compass so that you can venture off without every worrying about straying off route.
We happily cater to groups like Teambuilding and Corporate events, school trips and friends and families looking to enjoy the outdoors and acquiring new skills. We are happy to tailor our tuition to your tastes and needs, just let us know what you are looking for.
Our leaders and all qualified, experienced and familiar with the area. If you wish to find out more about our navigation training, give us a shout at Distant Horizons Orienteering today!
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