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Ghyll Scrambling

Is a wet and exhilarating outdoor activity for all ages.


Ghyll Scrambling / Gorge walking overview

"Ghyll" is the Lakeland word for a mountain stream; scrambling in one is an exhilarating activity for groups young and old. You will climb up spectacular waterfalls, jump in to deep bubbling plunge pools, crawl through tunnels and slide down water polished rock chutes. A full-on wet and wild adventure for everyone!

Ghyll Scrambling, gorge walking or canyoning as its sometimes known as is one of the most popular activities in the area. There is no denying it, it ours too.

Our main Ghyll scrambling venue is based 10 minutes outside Keswick in the Newlands valley. However, depending on water levels, the group ability and aspirations we may use other venues across the Lake District. 

Who is Ghyll Scrambling / Gorge Walking for?

This activity is wet but incredibly good fun for little people and adults a like. The venue is chosen to suit the groups ability and age and taste for adventure. Ideal for a group or family adventure experience.

It can cetainly be cold in the water so we provide full wetsuits to try and keep you warm. But please come prepared. We wil keep you moving to stay warm but you may get a bit chilly. Bring a go for it attitude and push your boundaries!

DURATION: Upto 3 hours. 09:30 - 12:30 or 13:30 - 16:30
YOUNGEST AGE: Minimum 8 years
INCLUDED: Full wetsuit, Helmet and Windproof Jacket
YOU'LL NEED: Swimming costume, shorts, leggings or tracksuit trousers, towel and shoes to get wet in.

COST: £35 per person (inc.VAT)
Min. CHARGE £140 for up to 4 people (inc. VAT)
discounts may apply for larger groups. 
For smaller numbers, please conact us.

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Adventure Packages

Part of a larger group or would like to fill a full day with activities?