Scalebeck Holiday Cottages

Activities

Scalebeck Holiday Cottages

Activities

There are lots of activities on offer in the Eden Valley and further afield. Most of our visitors come for walking, with plenty of choices from short strolls to 20 mile hikes to town trails. Others prefer cycling along the quiet lanes, horse riding across the fells or fishing.

Here are some suggestions – there really is something for everyone!

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Walks

Cumbria is a paradise for walkers with plenty of options from Lake District mountains, to limestone escarpments and sweeping fell side views. Challenging climbs to gentle riverside strolls and town trails. You can find lots of suggestions and walks to download on the Visit Eden website here. Or if none of these take your fancy you are always welcome to borrow one of our books of walks.

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Cycle Tours

If you love cycling you are welcome to use our bike store (just let us know in advance). There are plenty of quiet undulating rural lanes to explore as well as off road options and hill climbs. If you like a challenge then it is just 10 miles to the start of the climb up Great Dun Fell, said to be one the toughest climbs in England. You can find more information and routes to download on the Visit Eden website here. You can find options for bike hire there too.

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Horse Riding

We know some of you may prefer to explore the countryside on horse back. There are several stables in the Eden Valley where you can go trekking or take a lesson. Some of the options are listed here on the Visit Eden website.

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Fishing

Cumbria claims to have more fishing waters than any other county in England, and with plenty of them in the Eden Valley. A (very) long list of options can be found on the Visit Eden website by clicking here.

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Water Sports

Another option during your stay is to be active on the water at Ullswater. You can try your hand at canoeing, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding, or hire a rowing boat or motor boat. More information and details of hire companies and tour providers can be found on the Visit Eden website here.

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See what our customers say about us

Google

Charming cottage with fantastic hosts! It is warm and cosy in the cottage and it is our home away from home. Owners are very accommodating and quick to respond. The place is very clean.

October 2020

Kai
airbnb

Home away from home!! My little family and I (wife, toddler and small dog) were pleasantly surprised when we checked in. The pictures don’t do enough justice to the ambience to the place. It’s nice warm, cosy and clean. Especially after a day of exploring the nearby river and forces. Kay is very responsive and very helpful before and during our stay. She made us feel welcomed and gave us good recommendations for walks and restaurants to try out. Anything that you will need to cook is available. Please note though that there is no salt/ pepper/ sugar/ tea/coffee due to the Covid-19 but has all the crockery if you bring your own. We will definitely be back and with proper rain gear and boots next time.

Carissa, The Woodland Cottage
airbnb

Beautiful cosy spotless little gem in a gorgeous location!

October 2020

Julie, The Meadow Cottage
airbnb

Cosy, clean and quiet A great place to stay, slightly off the beaten track but still well connected to fabulous walks and local towns

October 2020

Anthony, The Garden Cottage
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