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Lake District Activities

Why not put a unique twist on your stay with us and explore the wonderful range of different Lake District experiences available at Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa?

From fell walking, animal experiences, clay pigeon shooting and archery, you can choose an activity that matches the pace of your trip.

Alpaca Walking

Take a delightful two minute walk across the Deer Park or a short drive to the Wildlife Park and meet our keeper, who will introduce you to our alpaca brothers Buzz, Hugo, Hector and Herbie

Birds of Prey

See soaring birds that will amaze and enthral you with our birds of prey Lake District experience. Take a delightful 2 minute walk across the Deer Park or a short drive to the Wildlife Park and meet our keeper.

Ulitmate Animal Experience

This is an exciting opportunity to get up close to some of the park’s favourite residents for the ultimate animal experience right here in the Lake District.

Spot-an-Otter experience

Go on a tour of the spots where otters have been known to congregate, including hidden burrows and hollow trees nestled on the water’s edge.


Looking to draw your bow and test your skill? Archery in the Lake District is a calming yet challenging activity. If it has always been your dream to become an Olympic Archery Champion, then the first place to start is learning how to shoot the traditional recurve bow.

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Relieve stress and hone your skills with clay pigeon shooting in the Lake District!


If you are looking for photography courses in the Lake District, why not head down to Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa for a day or half-day session that will hone your camera skills?

Forest and Moon Bathing Forest Bathing

A walk through an archway of trees encourages guests to leave their worries behind and embark on a journey of the senses like no other.

Wild Swimming

A truly bespoke adventure and experience where you can fully immerse yourself in the joy and benefits of cold water swimming.

Estate Nature Lake District Guided Walks

The spectacular mountains and fells are, undoubtedly, one of the Lake District’s biggest attractions, affording great views from their summits and offering a mixture of challenges from a gentle stroll to rock scrambling.

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