Activities for Adventurers & Hampers for Glampers in the Lake District

Searching for the perfect staycation destination for your adventurous family or friends this year? Look no further than the Lake District! The Lakes is an amazing outdoor playground, offering an exciting array of outdoor activities for all ages and abilities.

Long Valley Yurts is delighted to be launching exclusive partnerships with some of the Lakes’ top activity providers, so you can enjoy even more from your holiday with us. Whether you’re already an active family, a thrill-seeking couple, or just keen to have a go, you’re guaranteed to find an activity to suit you. Huge amounts of fitness or skill are not required – just enthusiasm and plenty of energy! Places are limited, so click here to book now.


Looking for Adventure?

We are excited to be working closely with some top-notch teams to offer you the best possible range of specialist outdoor instructor-led activities. Land-based, water-based, adrenaline filled or a bit more relaxed – your adventure is our command. Ghyll scrambling, paddle boarding, canoeing, raft building, via ferrata, rock climbing, climb the mine, wildlife tracking, and mountain navigation are just some of the awesome experiences you can be buzzing about. What will your next adventure be?

Activities are available to pre-book before your stay. All activities are run by highly qualified and experienced instructors, with all specialist safety equipment provided. Prices start from £30pp and can be booked through our website.


Wonderfully Wild Guides

Seeking that out of the way picnic spot or ideal wild swimming hole? Long Valley Yurts has teamed up with Wild Things Publishing to provide you with guides to some of our favourite places in and around the Lake District. You can buy the complete guide through our website or take a leisurely browse through our top picks. So, put the kettle on, sit back and start getting excited about your glamping trip in the the Lake District. What will you be doing on your holiday with us this year?


Wild Guide

Picture a holiday spent swimming in a mountain waterfall, exploring stone circles and ancient forests. In this wonderfully Wild Guide, you will discover some of the most exciting and lesser-known places to visit in the Lake District – ideal for families seeking new adventures off the beaten track, or explorers wistfully planning their ultimate escape.


Wild Swimming

This best-selling guide is a true celebration of wilderness dipping, natural bathing, and riverside picnics. Combining inspirational photos, engaging writing, and practical information, this truly unique travel guide is not to be missed. It includes 150 new wild swimming locations, information for kids and families, ratings on safety and access, maps, and digital grid references – everything you need to enjoy a wild dip in the Lakes!


Wild Running

Calling all enthusiastic runners out there! Featuring over 150 handpicked runs which have been specifically chosen for the simplistic navigation and sensational beauty, this guide is ideal for those looking to break free from the gym and streets. Each run is graded from beginner to challenging, including important terrain data with safety advice. OS maps and directions with GPX downloads for mobiles are also available.


Fabulous Hampers for our Glampers

Do you love sampling local produce when visiting a new place? We have partnered with a local company to bring you some of the finest delicacies that the Lake District has to offer. Every item has been sourced from local farmers, growers, producers, or businesses in the Lakes – meaning it is fresh, seasonal and clocks up next to no food miles. Delivered to your door (yes, yurts do have doors!), we have a range of hampers to suit everyone:

  • Taste of the Lakes Welcome Box
  • Welcome / Brunch Box
  • Ultimate Cambrian BBQ Box
  • Lakeland Cheese & Wine Box
  • Chocolate & Wine Box

For more information, to view a price list or to order, please visit the site created for our customers.


Here at Long Valley Yurts, we are working hard to bring you not just a holiday, but a memorable experience that you will cherish for the rest of your life. Get back to the basics and spend some quality time with your friends or family, away from the hustle and bustle of busy everyday life.

2022 is filling up fast. Click here to book your break in the Lakes today!