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Providing outdoor activities such as climbing, canoeing and gorge scrambling.
Brocklebank Ground, Torver      Tel: 015394 49003       Email:

Coniston & Torver District AA
at Yew Tree Tarn, Coniston
Head out of Coniston towards Ambleside. On the left past Yew Tree Farm. 
Day permits from the 
Coniston Tourist Information Centre.
There is a two fish bag limit and fishing is strictly fly only.

First Tackle - angling supplies.  Fast delivery and no delivery charge on orders over £10.

Coniston Boating Centre  -  (right column)

Coniston Launch  -  (right column)

Steam Yacht Condola  -  (right column)
2015 timetable attached below

Places to see
Brantwood  -  (right column)

Ruskin Museum  -  (right column)

Windermere Ferry  -  (right column)

Pony Trekking
Crook Barn Stables  -  015394 41088

Spoon Hall Pony Trekking   Spoon Hall, Hawes Bank, Coniston         Tel: 015394 41391                      


Coronation Hall - Ulverston

Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal

The Old Laundry - Bowness

The Heron - Beetham

Theatre by the Lake - Keswick

Palladium Theatre - Millom


Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal

Zeffirellis  - Ambleside

Fellinis  - Ambleside

Royalty Cinema - Bowness

Roxy Cinema - Ulverston

Heron Theatre - Beetham

Country Shows
on the Events Calendar page.

Held on the first Saturday in  November, it rotates between the Newfield Inn, Duddon Valley, the Blacksmiths Inn, Broughton Mills and the Church House Inn, Torver. The link is to a very good article about the event held in Torver in 2014. 

The home of John Ruskin, Brantwood offers the famous and beautiful house and gardens.  

Half a mile from the village centre down Lake Road Boat hire - rowers, sailers & canoes . 

Boat cruises on Coniston Water, to Waterhead, Torver & Brantwood.   

Pony rides on the fells

Established since 1901.

The Victorian Gondola, first launched in 1859.

The civilised way to cross the lake