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Try taking the bike, the Lake District has lots of great bike trials Enjoy the boat trips across Derwent Water, even on a beautiful winter's day Organise group activities, such as Ghyll Scrambling Kayaking, canoeing and sailing, just a few ways to enjoy Derwent Water Follow the sculpture trail around Derwent Water There are lots of team-building centres nearby Have a splash with Ghyll Scrambling

Useful Links

A selection of links that we hope will be of interest to visitors of Hollows Farm, Borrowdale and the wider area of Lake District.

Altura Mountain Bike Trail - Whinlatter Whinlatter Forest Park is home to the longest purpose-built mountain bike trail in the Lake District.
Ann Bowker - Mad About Mountains Mountains Daily weather updates and pictures. A site run by a dedicated enthusiast. You can visit everyday and find something new.
Aquarium of the Lakes The UK's leading freshwater aquarium.
Derwent Bay Bears Local woodcrafts and famous wood carved bears on the shores of Derwentwater.
Derwentwater Marina The Marina is an ideal location for your water or mountain based activities, or for simply relaxing amid the beautiful scenery of the Borrowdale Valley.
Derwent Pencil Museum In Keswick - The Home of the world's finest pencils.
George Fisher Keswick's famous outdoor shop, now with e-commerce.
George Fisher's Webcam Check out the weather in Keswick right now. How is Skiddaw looking today?
Go Ape - Whinlatter Swing by for some tree time at the superb high-wire course at Go Ape in Whinlatter Forest Park.
Hadrian's Wall The final fontier to the Roman Empire!
Heaton Cooper Studio The Grasmere based Art Studio founded in 1938.
Honister Slate Mine A fully guided tour into the mine itself is available several times a day detailing the history and spectacular features of the mine.
Holker Hall & Gardens Spectacular national award winning gardens; and the opportunity to visit the Lakeland Motor Museum.
John Dawson's Lake District Walks An excellent site and resource for those wishing to explore the fells.
Keswick Adventure A group of various outdoor activity providers based around the Keswick area.
Keswick Launch Provides frequent trips around Derwentwater, in both directions.
Keswick Rambles Organised walks starting from Keswick.
Lakeland Sheep and Wool Centre Here is a real hands-on opportunity to meet Cumbria's most famous residents.
Muncaster Castle Explore the historic haunted castle or visit the World Owl Centre and Himalayan Gardens.
North West England Forest District For information about the local forests.
Puzzling Place The Lake District's newest and most unbelievable attraction!
Ravenglass Railway The most beautiful train jouney in England.
Rheged Centre Rheged is Europe's largest grass covered building and a winner of the global BA Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.
Ruskin Museum Based in Coniston, a museum not only on Ruskin but also the Consiton area itself.
Traveline For all your Public Transport requirements.
Theatre By The Lake Keswick's superb brand new Theatre!
Trotters World of Animals Home to hundreds of animals. A great deal is under cover so rain need not spoil your visit.
Ullswater Steamers 19th century steamers, now converted to oil, cruising on Ullswater.
Wordsworth Tust Dove Cottage and all things Wordsworth.