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Activity Providers

We (or you) can arrange for qualified leaders to provide activities for your group, and the following are willing to provide leadership and/or instruction during your stay at LGFC :

  • Dan Robinson of Real Adventure - Summer, Winter, Overground, Underground, Biking, and might even offer to do some catering!
  • Hills and Skills - guided walks, route finding, especially for children and families
  • Cumbrian Award - Adventure training for Year 5 - Year 9s
  • Chris Chilcott of Mobile Adventure - Ghyll scrambling, Gorge Walking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Scrambling, Kayaking, Canoeing, Via Ferrata.
  • Gina McCabe at Whitehaven Harbour Youth Project - Climbing Wall, Sports Hall, Kayaking, Canoeing, Hill Walking & Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Gill Scrambling. Also scope to provide Team Building/Ice Breaking sessions, Residentials, Sailing, Orienteering and more activities by arrangement.


Dark Sky links 


Other links

Forestry England - the landowner.

The Wild Ennerdale partnership, and a link to some historic pictures of Gillerthwaite and Ennerdale.

Friends of the Lake District                   The Woodland Trust

Campaign to protect Rural England             Natural England

2 hostelries in Ennerdale Bridge - The Fox and Hounds & The Shepherds Arms (about 5 miles away)

If you like a hearty walk, try the Ennerdale Round - a pleasant 23-mile stroll with 8,200 feet of ascent.

Learn about the Black Pearls of Ennerdale - the unique fresh-water mussels said to live up to 120 years.

 Last, but far from least, the local micro-brewery Ennerdale Brewery situated in Rowrah.

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  • Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre,
    Ennerdale, Cleator,
    Cumbria, CA23 3AX
  • Tel : 01946 861229
  • Email :
  • Grid Ref : NY139141
  • Latitude : 54.5148 (N)
  • Longitude : -3.3313 (W)