Group of children running alongside Ullswater
Another Place, The Lake
A group kayaking on Ullswater



Try a kayaking lesson with the children, or if alone time is needed, we have supervised activities in the Kids’ Zone so you can make time for a treatment this half term holiday.

All the family can make themselves at home here, using our corner of the Lake District for outdoor adventure.

Our half term supervised sessions are;

3 – 7 years
Afternoon supervision – 1pm to 3.30pm
Evening supervision – 6.30pm to 10pm

7 – 12 years
Afternoon supervision – 1pm to 3.30pm
Evening supervision – 6.30pm to 10pm

Children's archery

Our coaches run through the basics of archery for children. Theory and safety, then shooting at targets a stone’s throw from our front door at £5pp.

Family Session – ages 7 and over

Saturday 8 February – 11.30am – 12.30pm

Saturday 15 February – 11.30am – 12.30pm

Monday 17, Tuesday 18, Thursday 20 and Saturday 22 February – 11.30am – 12.30pm

Activities for families in the Lake District

Starting from the hotel, paddle and float your way around the lake in the company of a qualified instructor in either a kayak (adults) or a canoe (families) and take in all that the valley has to offer for £30pp.

Adult Session – ages 10 & over

Saturday 8 February – 1.30pm-3pm

Saturday 15 February – 1.30pm-3pm and 3.30pm-5pm

Monday 17, Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 February – 1.30pm-3pm and 3.30pm-5pm

Saturday 22 February – 1.30pm-3pm and 3.30pm-5pm

Stand-up paddleboarding on Ullswater

A beautiful way to see the lake and feel at home amongst the mountains. Suitable for beginners, our fully qualified instructors tailor every session. £30pp.

Adult Session – ages 11 & over

Sunday 9 February – 1.30pm-3pm

Sunday 16 February – 11.30am-1.00pm and 1.30pm-3pm

Wednesday 19 February- 11.30am-1.00pm and 1.30pm-3pm

Friday 21 February – 11.30am-1.00pm and 1.30pm-3pm

Sunday 23 February – 11.30am-1.00pm and 1.30pm-3pm

Family Stand Up Paddleboarding

A great family activity, Stand Up Paddleboarding is accessible, easy to learn and seriously fun. Our fully qualified instructors tailor every session. £30pp.

Family Session – ages 7 & over

Sunday 9 February – 11.30am – 1pm

Sunday 16 February – 9.30am – 11am

Wednesday 19 February – 9.30am – 11am

Friday 21 February – 9.30am – 11am

Sunday 23 February – 9.30am – 11am

Kayaking on Ullswater

A great way of getting younger ones out onto the water. The whole family can join a fully qualified instructor in a guided canoe session around the lake. £30pp.

Family Session – ages 5 & over

Saturday 8 February – 9.30am –  11am

Saturday 15 February – 9.30am – 11am

Monday 17, Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 February – 9.30am – 11am

Saturday 22 February – 9.30am – 11am


We’ve spent some time curating a list of local events so you can strike out for Lakeland adventures with your family.

Lowther Castle

Wednesday 1st February – Friday 27th March

Delve into Lowther Castle’s garden trail to discover uplifting poetry, silly rhymes, naughty limericks and cockle-warming pancakes.
The trail is suitable for all ages and the prize at the end – a free pancake in the cafe!

Theatre by the lake: Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain film festival

Thursday 13 – Saturday 15 February, 7.30pm

A thrilling night of armchair adventure as the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival brings you the very best filmmakers’ shorts showcasing extreme adventure in extreme places.

Slung at the Rheged Centre

Saturday 15 February – Sunday 23 February

The Rheged Centre is a hive of activity over February half term. Join in with family events like theatre creative workshops and daily family films.

Theatre by the Lake

Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 February, 11am and 2pm
Suitable for 3+

Friday 21 and Saturday 22 February, 11am and 2pm
Suitable for ages 0-5 yrs