Kendal Mountaineering Services Cumbria
T: 01539 737332 | M: 07761 483364
31 Appleby Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6ES

Canyoning in the Lake District

Kendal Mountaineering Services offers canyoning as an activity in the Lake District, Cumbria. Canyoning could be described as ghyll scrambling for the more adventurous. Canyoning involves descending and abseiling (also known as aquaseiling) down waterfalls or if the pools below are deep enough, to jump down into the pool.

  • fun filled water based activity
  • exciting and challenging outdoor adventure
  • excellent group / team building activity 

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Lake District Canyoning Activity - a great adventurous outdoor activity, go canyoning in Cumbria's rivers In ghyll scrambling (also known as gorge walking) you walk upstream, occasionally swimming through pools and climbing waterfalls using a climbing rope for security on steep ground.


Canyoning Locations

Typical Lake District venues for canyoning include Church Beck near Coniston, Stickle Gill in Langdale, Rydal Beck near Grasmere, the Esk Gorge in upper Eskdale and Stoneycroft Gill near Keswick, but we also know of other excellent but less well known venues.

You are guaranteed to have a great time and get very wet. This is a great activity for the summer months. We provide all technical equipment, appropriate wet weather gear and a hot drink!



Canyoning Course- The team learning to work together on a canyoning / ghyll scrambling trip with Kendal Mountaineering Services, great team building activity

What Your Day Will Entail

All you'll need to bring is a change of clothing and a fleece jumper to wear next to your skin. Canyoning is great as part of a multi-activity day used in conjunction with climbing or a canoeing / kayaking session here in the Lake District and all can be part of a stag or hen party.

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New for 2016 - Slovenia walking holiday

We are offering the chance to have a weeks holiday exploring the stunning Julian Alps of Slovenia. Accommodated in an Alpine style chalet in Bovec, you will have an adventurous week exploring the beautiful unspoilt scenery of this magnificent area. You will be surrounded by snow capped peaks, crystal clear rivers and lush green meadows. click here to have a look at the details.

We also have our range of other courses that can help with all of your outdoor wishes, no matter what time of year you want to learn. 

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Contact us to discuss what you want and we'll be happy to help.

Wishing you many happy Winter adventures!

Ring us to discuss your requirements - Tel:01539 737332 Mob: 07761 483364

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