Ghyll Scrambling

Ghyll Scrambling in The Lake District & Cumbria

Ghyll Scrambling in the Lake District is one of the finest outdoor activities you could wish to experience. Suitable for everyone from beginners through to adrenaline hunters, Ghyll Scrambling involves travelling up or down a mountain stream with plenty of short climbs slides and jumps to ensure you are truly wet by the end of the activity.

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No previous experience is necessary as your experienced instructor will guide you through the various challenges, leaving you to relax and enjoy this wonderful Lake District activity.

All safety equipment and wetsuits are provided by the companies below but we highly recommend a towel and some spare clothes for after the activity! Introduction courtesy of activities expert Chris from Mobile Adventure.

Go Ghyll Scrambling in the Lake District with :

Path to Adventure

Tel : 01229 889183 / 07891 798341 / 079737 76173 Email here
If you are looking for thrills then Ghyll Scrambling is for you. You’ll be guided through a rocky mountain river, swimming in bubbling pools, scrambling up rocky climbs and jumping into deep clear pools. We use a range of ghylls suitable for all, from families with young children to those looking for a full day of adrenaline filled adventure.

Mobile Adventure

Tel : 01697 509016 Email here
Ghyll Scrambling is a unique experience guaranteed to bring a smile to your face! As you descend the mountain stream you will be confronted with a selection of slides, dives and even jumps to challenge you and leave you with lasting memories. Ideal for families or groups of friends this really is one activity not to be missed. Learn more at

Mountain Journeys

Tel : 07971 622616 / 015394 31806 Email here
Historically Ghyll Scrambling has been used as a fun way of gaining height in the mountains. Rather than follow a mundane path, why not get in and explore the gorge, it’s loads of fun. Ghyll Scrambling in the Lake District has in recent years developed into an activity in its own right and by many is seen as the absolute best experience during their holiday. Massive fun.

Mere Mountains

Tel : 015395 35030 Email here
Explore a spectacular mountain beck in the captivating Coniston fells with one of our experienced instructors. You can traverse deep pools, climb small waterfalls, swim or jump. Simply get your feet wet or dive into the depths… it’s completely up to you! This activity is adventurous whatever your age or ability. For more information visit:

Derwent Water Marina

Tel : 017687 72912 Email here
Ghyll Scrambling or canyoning is a great fun event for groups and families where you are guaranteed to get wet. You will take a short walk up hill to the top of the ghyll then you will get in the stream and begin an exciting descent down a series of scrambles, slides and jumps into pools.

West Lakes Adventure

Tel : 019467 23753 / 07837 099 525 Email here
Ghyll Scrambling in the Lake District is an exhilarating activity, with something for every age and ability, West Lakes Adventure is lucky enough to have one of the best, the Esk Ghyll on our doorstep.

Adventure North West

Tel: 07795917171 Email here
With years of experience in Ghyll Scrambling in the Lake District our instructors can offer exhilarating trips ascending and descending waterfalls within the South Lakes. The Coniston fells and Langdale Valley produce some excellent trips or, for the more daring, there is Esk Gorge. We know these ghylls like the back of our hands and know how to create fun active days that we always tailor to meet the requirements of our individual customers.

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