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Rock Adventures!

Outdoor rock climbing adventures in the lake district

Abseiling, Borrowdale Valley, Keswick


This abseil adventure takes place in the breath taking Borrowdale Valley, a stones throw from Keswick town. Once you have met your instructor in the Bowder Stone National Trust car park, you will be kitted up with a helmet and harness, and taken a short walk to the top of the quarry.

A full safety briefing and demonstration of techniques required will be provided before you brave the decent!

Activity Details:

  • Start times available: Morning: 9am / Afternoon: 1pm & 3.30pm(starting in March)
  • Duration: Approximately 2-3 hours (Depending on group size and ability)
  • Ratio: Minimum of 2 person. Maximum of 8 persons (For larger groups please contact us for details)
  • Minimum age: 12 years old (Under 18s must be supervised and accompanied on the activity by a paying parent/guardian)
  • Weight limit: 18 stone maximum

Equipment Provided:

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • A friendly instructor to guide you!

What you will need to bring with you:

  • Your own transport to and from the activity site. Your instructor will meet you there
  • A comfortable trainer or boot
  • Long sleeved top and trousers
  • Payment for parking (National Trust car park)
  • Refreshments (no alcohol)
  • Any medical items you may require (i.e. Inhaler, EpiPen, etc.). Please tell your instructor if you have any medical requirement before you start your activity

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