The wild beauty of Derwentwater and the Borrowdale Valley provides the perfect setting for an active family holiday.

This flexible self-drive itinerary allows families to choose which activities best suit them, be it hiking the towering fells, climbing, abseiling, ghyll scrambling, canoeing, dinghy sailing or wild swimming.

This six-night trip, priced from £595 per adult (aged 14+) / £355 per child (aged 8-13) (based on two adults sharing with one child), includes activity transfers, six nights’ B&B, four lunches (with activities only), two dinners and expert guides. Activities extra.

Start dates from 25 July to 29 August.

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