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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  -  (pony trekking - right column)

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


Coronation Hall   in Ulverston
Brewery Arts Centre   in Kendal
Old Laundry Theatre  in Bowness
Heron Theatre   in Beetham

Text Box

Zeffirellis   in Ambleside
Fellinis   in Ambleside
Royalty Cinema   in Bowness
Roxy Cinema   in Ulverston
Heron Theatre   in Beetham

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 2011. 

The 2014 Shepherds Meet will be held in Torver on Saturday 1st November, during the day on the field by Brigg House and in the evening in the Church House Inn if it's open.

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.   

Crook Barn Stables
Pony rides on the fells

Established since 1901.

The original Victorian Gondola, first launched in 1859.

2015 timetable attached below
The civilised way to cross Windermere.

Hideous Dwarf,
Mar 25, 2015, 8:59 AM