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A family holiday with a difference, mixing exciting activities with plenty of time to do your own thing. Full board, comfortable accommodation and one free activity per night stayed from an affordable £30.00 per person per night.

Price:

£30.00 per person per night.

Duration: Stay any time in August for as many days as you'd like
Departures: Stay any time in August
Start point: Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld
End point: Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld
 

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Real Family Holidays in the Lake District

Escape to the outdoors and enjoy nature with your family, on an affordable family holiday this summer.

Our family holidays offer you the chance to escape the pressures of modern life and get outdoors with the kids, taking in nature’s sights, sounds and smells and above all else, have fun! If you like the idea of camping but are put off by the practicalities, or would love to try new activities but don’t know where to start, we can help.

At our centres, in some of the UK’s most stunning locations, you can enjoy a holiday with a difference, mixing a fantastic choice of exciting activities with plenty of time to do your own thing. With full board, comfortable accommodation, outdoor activities and expert staff on hand to help you get the most from your break, you’re guaranteed an affordable family holiday full of fun and memorable experiences.

The Blencathra Centre occupies a dramatic position at 300m above sea level on the south-facing slope of Blencathra Mountain in the Lake District. Venture out from the centre and you’ll find local woodland to explore, with the lakes, valleys, hills and mountains of the Lake District National Park all waiting beyond. This natural wonderland is full of wildlife, vast open spaces and exciting nooks just waiting to be discovered.

Free activities include: low ropes challenges, geocaching, pond dipping and scavenger hunts.

What price includes

 
  • Comfortable accommodation in stunning locations
  • All meals, afternoon cake and unlimited hot/cold drinks
  • One free activity for all the family per night stayed
  • Expert advice on how to explore the area independently
 

Location

 

Plan your journey by train

Meeting point:
Blencathra Centre, Threlkeld

Nearest train station to meeting point:
Penrith station

Transfer to meeting point:
Guests make their own way to meeting point

 
Plan your journey by train to Penrith:
 

Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
Penrith

Nearest train station to finish point:
Penrith station

Transfer to finish point:
Guests make their own way to station

 
Plan your return train journey from Penrith: