Real Family Holidays in the Lake District, England UK

The Blencathra Centre occupies a dramatic position at 300m above sea level on the south-facing slope of Blencathra Mountain in the Lake District.

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This Centre has amazing views of the spectacular Lake District, from its crystal clear lakes to its towering peaks. Inside a common room, TV/DVD rooms and a games room are great places to relax between adventures, whereas sporty types will love the basketball/volleyball pitch in the grounds. Visitors also benefit from free wifi at the centre.


Look around the Lake District location: 

Virtual tour of Blencathra Centre

Drone footage of the area

BL Room 1

BL Room 2

Explore the Surrounding Area

Venture out from the centre and you’ll find local woodland to explore, with the lakes, valleys, hills and mountains of the Lake District National Park all waiting beyond. This natural wonderland is full of wildlife, vast open spaces and exciting nooks just waiting to be discovered.

For more information visit:

The Lake District: Blencathra Field Centre, Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 4SG

For activities below please note all children need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. We endeavour to stick to the timetable but activities are subject to change due to things such as booking patterns and weather conditions. 

Free Activities

any day

2020 Activities

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide the activity programme during your stay. As an alternative, to enable you to make the most of the great outdoors during your stay as well as back at home, you will get a free adventure pack when you arrive. This will include an FSC fold-out nature guide, equipment and activities as well as suggestions on local places of interest.

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