Below are some Lake District links which direct you to Lakeland activity websites within the vicinity of The Scafell Hotel:
Honister Slate Mine-England`s last remaining working slate mine. Located at the top of Honister Pass,we produce the finest slate available in the world. “Buttermere and Westmorland Green Slate” which is 450Million Years old,its going to last ! Inside and Outside Mountain Adventure available every day. Award winning Mine Tours,Englands first Via Ferratas-voted Best Visitor experience in The Lake District 2011. Free parking for customers,Free Factory trail,Free Visitor Centre.
Keswick Launch Company - Derwentwater cruises, rowing boats and motor boats for hire. Also consider taking the launch from Lodore jetty to Keswick
Cumberland Pencil Museum - The home of the original pencil and the World's largest pencil! Museum and gift shop with childrens drawing area
Robert Heckingbottom Photography - With work published from Edinburgh to Australia and shown in The Guardian at 27 Robert is always looking to add new genres of interest to his work as he continues to move forward. Robert currently resides in Rosthwaite, Borrowdale.
MB'z Disco - MB'z Disco Roadshow - Professional DJ Entertainment - Now in our 10th year, covering the whole of Cumbria and the Lake District offering a very competitive and reliable service, most of our work now comes from recommendations and repeat bookings from past clients.
Keswick Mountain Festival - 14th - 17th May 2015
The Keswick Mountain Festival with Dare 2b is an action packed, five day festival celebrating the best the great outdoors has to offer in the heart of the Lake District. Full of activities including sporting competitions, adventure challenges, your favourite outdoor brands and great inspirational speakers including Monty Halls, Helen Skelton, Sir Chris Bonington, Cameron McNeish and Mick Fowler - TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
The Festival Village is the heart of the Festival with fantastic stalls, have-a-go sessions, tasty local food and drink and much, much more. Idyllically situated on the shores of Derwentwater surrounded by the classic summits of Skiddaw and Catbells, it’s a great way to unwind after a day on the fells or watch the sporting events unfold.