Lake District

England's playground is a fantastic rural retreat that can be tailored for active, yet affordable mini & junior tours, pre-season camps and end of season social tours.

Top 5: Lake District

1. Ghyll Scrambling, Raft Building & Kayaking

2. Go-Ape Hire Wire Centre near Keswick 

3. Tour Fixtures at some stunning rugby clubs in the Lakes 

4. Top class Hostels in Ambleside and Keswick

5. Breathtaking scenery and picturesque surroundings

A Weekend in The Lakes

Day One

Arrive at your accomodation in the heart of the Lake District 

You will have the evening to explore and take in the picturesque surroundings

Afterwards, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant before returning to the accommodation

Day Two

Wake Up to a Full English Buffet Breakfast

Transfer to a Rugby Club in Cumbria ahead of your first game


Post Match Reception, Food & Hospitality

Afternoon Ghyll Scrambling in the lakes

Dinner at an Italian restaurant before heading back to accommodation 

Day Three

Full English Buffet Breakfast

Transfer to another rugby club for your second game


Post Match Reception, Food & Hospitality 

Finish the weekend with some Raft Building or Kayaking 

Return home or stay for another night

Key Information

The Rugby

  • Fixtures with local club within Cumbria 
  • Excellent hosts who will provide great post match hospitality 


Travelling to The Lake District by Coach is simple. The Lakes is just off the M6 and can be easy accessible from teams all across the UK. The A69 makes the Lakes a great budget option for teams from the North East.  

Travel times by Coach are as follows:

  • Manchester - 2 Hours
  • Edinburgh - 3 Hours
  • Glasgow - 2 Hours
  • Leeds - 2 Hours
  • London - 6 Hours
  • Newcastle - 2 Hours


YHA Keswick

This property is 11 minutes walk from the beach. Surrounded by lovely greenery in the heart of vibrant Keswick centre, YHA Keswick is just a 10-minute walk from Lake Derwentwater. It features a restaurant and relaxing TV lounge.

YHA Keswick is set within a picturesque house on the banks of the River Greta. Keswick’s unique shops and restaurants are all within 15 minutes’ walk. Guests can rent a boat on Derwentwater, or enjoy a walk up Skiddaw Mountain, 10 minutes’ drive away.


YHA Ambleside

The YHA Ambleside sits on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District. After being refurbished, the property now boasts newly decorated rooms, a new restaurant and a decked terrace with lake views.