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Things for Active Kids to do near Bowness-on-Windermere

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Windermere
Crags Adventures We provide outdoor activities to friends and families. Specialising in: Ghyll scrambling (involves sliding or jumping into a mountain stream and climbing waterfalls!); Abseiling (lowering yourself down a 120ft cliff) and Rock Climbing (climbing outdoors on real rock)!
Treetop Nets (3 miles)
Windermere
Treetop Nets and Treetop Trek offer amazing adventures in the treetops, with no need for a harness. Giant netted trampolines, walkways and tunnels suspended above the ground. For ages 3 and up, so all the family can play!
Hawkshead
Go Ape Grizedale The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Hawkshead
Go Ape Tree Top Junior A fun filled experience of canopy exploring, trail blazing and obstacles for all to enjoy. You'll take on crossings over trails and finish with one awesome zip wire.
Keswick
Honister Via Ferrata Follow in the footsteps of world war soldiers and munitions men up a series of metal cables, rungs, ladders and bridges that will offer you sights only the birds usually get! Available in standard and extreme versions and 7 times higher than Big Ben!
Keswick
Fitz Park BMX Track and Playground Public green space with parklands, playground and a cool new BMX track, all free to everyone! With loads of features and space to spare this is a fab and flexible day out with the kids!
Keswick
Go Ape Whinlatter The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Lancaster
The Centre at Halton We have a great skatepark, 2 playgrounds, ball park and boules facility. Open 24h7d and free of charge. Friendly Coffee Shop and indoor hall for activities and events including family fun nights, music festivals, skatepark and junior football competitions plus band nights.
Penrith
The Bounce Factor Come enjoy the high of bouncing with our 4 bed Bungee Trampoline: try a black flip and somersault! Have fun in our Body Zorbs and have a game of tig or football and bounce off your friends!
Eden Rock (36 miles)
Carlisle
Eden Rock is an indoor climbing centre catering for kids' birthday parties and have kids' clubs running every day of the week. It doesn’t matter if they haven’t climbed before; our fully qualified instructors will supervise the whole session; so you can just sit back and enjoy a coffee.
Blackpool
Ascent Trampoline Park is an indoor trampoline park based in Blackpool, home to over 100 interconnected trampolines specialising in Open Jump sessions as well as Kids Parties and much more.
Ramp City (40 miles)
Blackpool
Ramp City A 29,000 square foot indoor skatepark boasting a terrific number of high quality features including the only wooden indoor fullpipe in the UK! They also regularly welcome bikes.
Clitheroe
Battlestorm Clitheroe is a state of the art indoor Laser combat attraction for all the family, featuring a wide variety of missions, interactive features, tactics and above all fun. Your can choose to turn up with friends, book a private group or just come on your own and jump in a game!
Barnard Castle
Teesdale Sports Centre Swimming, skateboarding, climbing, sports facilties and an indoor play area, all within a modern, family friendly sports centre!
How Stean Gorge (45 miles)
Harrogate
How Stean Gorge How Stean Gorge is a natural wonder! This spectacular ravine has winding paths, narrow bridges, underground caves and the water below is still forming mysterious shapes and patterns in the stone. Find fossils frozen, bugs and beasties, bats lurk in the caves too. Hard hat provided, wellies recommended!
Boulder UK (46 miles)
Blackburn
Boulder UK is an indoor bouldering centre with a dedicated kids' climbing room. Bouldering is a form of climbing which is no more than 4m high with matting for protection. No ropes required!
Darwen
Junction4 Skatepark is a council run facility based in Darwen with close links to the M65 motorway. Open 7 days a week for Scooters, BMX, Skateboards and Inline Skates. From ages five and over.
Dalbeattie
7stanes Dalbeattie Family friendly mountain biking trail with a wide range of gentle to exhilarating rides and with a skills and warm up area plus local bike hire.
Go Ape Rivington (53 miles)
Bolton
Go Ape Rivington The UK's No.1 Forest Adventure. Award winning outdoor adventure activities. Families and friends can enjoy a day out like no other. Fly down zip wires, leap off Tarzan Swings and tackle obstacles whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.
Bedale
Aerial Extreme Bedale is a high ropes adventure course involving a series of challenging obstacles set at varying heights above the ground. You'll find yourself tackling fun obstacles such as rope bridges, scramble nets, zip wires, swinging logs and balance beams, plus many more!
Bolton
AirVault Trampoline Park A fun filled arena comprising 90 interconnected trampolines suitable for all ages, plus dodgeball, foam pit and slam dunk features!
Bolton
Jump Xtreme Trampoline Park Bolton offers over 115 interlinking trampolines, a dodgeball court, tumble tracks, basketball slam dunk hoops, mini trampoline are for under 4s and an xtreme stunt airbag: try some new tricks! Not to forget a superb cafe for the parents!
Durham
Durham Climbing Centre Family friendly indoor climbing and bouldering centre suitable for ages 2 and up. Parent and Toddler sessions, dedicated Junior bouldering area, obstacle course, plus games and activities. Birthday party package available.
Log Heights (60 miles)
Harrogate
Log Heights is an exhilarating outdoor ropes challenge based in the grounds of the stunning Ripley Castle Estate. You could be jumping into the sky to catch a trapeze, climbing a giant ladder or walking a high beam. An exciting outdoor activity for 8s to 80s!
Mags On Ramps (60 miles)
Ovenden
Mags On Ramps Multi level skate facility with modern skate features plus street course.
Lake District
Predator Experience Not a falconry centre, and are not open to causal visitors. They specialise in pre-booked interactive experiences for the adventurous of spirit, and those who are just fascinated by birds of prey!
Lakes Aquarium (6 miles)
Ulverston
Lakes Aquarium See things that swim, things that fly and things that bite! Lakes Aquarium allows you to visit the lakes of the world, along with those a little closer to home- making it a captivating centrepiece to the Lake District. Walk through our incredible underwater tunnel, home of the breath taking diving ducks.
Milnthorpe
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis is a unique and exciting blend of exotic wildlife and interactive 'hands-on' displays, which take you through 3,000 million years of evolution and follow the development of life on Earth - from magic molecules to mischeivous monkeys.
Dalton-in-Furness
South Lakes Wild Animal Park Prepare to be truly amazed with penguins, lions, tigers, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, kangaroos, lemurs, monkeys and much much more: you will not experience anything like this anywhere else in the UK!
Keswick
Lake District Wildlife Park Over 24 acres with over 100 species to visit, from from Anacondas to Zebras! A great deal is under cover including play areas so rain need not spoil your visit!
Maryport
Lake District Coast Aquarium A well stocked aquarium showcasing the Cumbrian coastline, plus cool adventure playground, radio controlled boats, 14 hole mini golf and educational displays in the Wild Solway Centre.
Kendal
Lakeland Maze and Farm Park Plenty to do on this Childrens Farm with large and small Maize Mazes in the summer months plus the working farm with animals to see and to feed and plenty of other activities and fun inside and out.
Silloth
The Gincase Farm Park Farm Park made up of 16 paddocks where you can see and pet familiar, rare and unusual farm animals and poultry plus a huge Play Barn with Crazy Town soft play area, Blacksmiths Shop playhouse, an outdoor Playground, an Animal Barn, a pedal go-kart track, and motorised Quad Bike track.
Newby Bridge
Lakeland Motor Museum A diverse and unique road transpost collection of some 30,000 exhibits is thoughtfully displayed, in fully DDA compliant state-of-the-art premises with a beautiful riverside setting.
Grasmere
Dove Cottage and Wordsworth Museum Take a tour of Dove Cottage, home of Wordsworth, and take a look around the Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery with special exhibitions and hands-on family activities.
Keswick
Cumberland Pencil Museum Situated in the heart of the Lake District, a great all weather attraction for the whole family with lots of things to see and do. Funky kids' art studio, the world's longest coloured pencil, and free events throughout the year.
The Dock Museum (22 miles)
Barrow in Furness
The Dock Museum explore the fascinating history of Barrow-in-Furness, and discover how it grew from a tiny 19th Century hamlet to the biggest iron and steel centre in the world, and a major ship-building force, in just 40 years + kids adventure playground.
The Rum Story (30 miles)
Whitehaven
The Rum Story Museum transporting you back to 1785 and the story of Rum, with sights, sounds and smells from its Caribbean origins, on the Slave Ships and to the shops and cottages it would have bought and consumed.
The Beacon (30 miles)
Whitehaven
The Beacon This is a large museum next to the harbour and has changing exhibitions and activities for children. Several floors to explore, with amazing views from the top. Discover the Sellafield Story; explore the history of the area, and more.
Carlisle
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery Discover, explore and enjoy award winning Tullie House, where historic collections, contemporary arts and family fun are brought together in one impressive museum and art gallery.
Carlisle
Cumbrias Museum of Military Life Telling the intertwined history of 300 years of British Infantry Regiments through state of the art audio/visual displays and dioramas including a WW1 trench. Find out what life was like for ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
Penrith
Shap Swimming Pool They have a 25m and toddler pool, at just under 1,000 ft is England's highest heated open air swimming pool! They also have a small paddling pool, benches and picnic tables. Lovely!
Dalton-In-Furness
Dalton Leisure Centre New Splash Zone features overhead tipping buckets, spray rails, giant spraying snake and interactive play panels with indoor swimming and more available too.
Penrith
Askham Outdoor Swimming Pools Two outdoor public heated pools, one for small people and the other a serious 20 metres long with a qualified lifeguard on duty. The pools are surrounded by half an acre of green space bordered by trees.
Barrow in Furness
Swimming at the Park Leisure Centre Main and leisure pool plus 20m waterside, water cannons and wave machine! Special Obliterator session for 8 to 15 year olds at weekends! Loads of other activities on this site, too.
Penrith
Greystoke and District Outdoor Pool offers an open air swimming pool, a football playing field and 2 children’s play areas. The open air swimming pool opens May to September.
Penrith
Lazonby Swimming Pool Seasonal 17m by 6m heated outdoor pool offering general swimming, water polo and swimming lessons. With solar powered showers, playing field
Bowness-on-Windemere
The Fun Factory Bowness Loads of fun and exercise with all the modern classics like mega slide and ball lagoon with everything one would expect in between. Parties too and great views of Lake Windermere from the cafe.
Barrow in Furness
Play at Park Leisure Centre Play at the PlayMax adventure climbing maze with cool and unusual features like interactive musical hopscotch! The Youth Gym has junior sized and disability friendly equipment, plus WiiFit, interactive wall and sensory Inspiration suite for guests with disabilities. Loads more on site too!
The Custom House (21 miles)
Barrow in Furness
The Custom House An indoor play area for 2 to 8s with laser zone for over 8s, plus gem digging game for all.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Things for Active Kids to do near Bowness-On-Windermere with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

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