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Lake District Activity Centre with Faye & Wendy

Lake District Activity Centre
After we got kitted out in caving gear we entered the Yordas Cave, walking carefully through the entrance into the massive chamber. There were some amazing features all around us in the dark. Some of us squeezed through some challenging crevices and got soaked in the waterfall! 

We then drove on to Kirby Lonsdale where we walked across the famous Devil’s Bridge and ate ice cream in the sunshine.

After a delicious dinner our instructor Rex, played his guitar in the yurt and we all had a great evening singing and dancing and toasting marshmallows in the log burner.

On the way to Staveley we drove up some steep winding roads towards Langdale passing the spectacular Langdale Pikes. This is the home of Hawkshead Brewery and we had a very interesting tour of the Brewery before sampling the ales in the bar! 

Aboard our 2 sail boats we all took turns at steering  and controlling the sails. We were soon speeding across the lake. We moored up at Miller ground for a picnic lunch by the side of the lake and watched the RAF jets practising their low flying skills over the area. 

We joined together pairs of candian canoes with poles and straps before launching them into the water. We paddled to a beach where we picnicked by the water's edge then paddled on to Claife heights where we moored up and took a walk up to the viewing point. Here we had fantastic views across the lake and the surrounding countryside.

On site at Bendrigg we got kitted out with harnesses and helmet before having fun on the zip wire and climbing wall. We were soon going down backwards and competing for the funniest descent! As usual the instructors were amazing and with their expert support we all managed to achieve special goals.

In the evening our instructor Rex took us to a local pub for a drink and we had a great time playing pool and a killer darts.

We were presented with certificates showing the activities we had done and our individual commendations.  Individuals overcame many challenges and achieved much more than they thought possible. We all had an amazing time at Bendrigg!

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