Ambleside Sports – A Long Standing Lake District Tradition

Low Wood Bay has a long, fruitful and continuing association with Ambleside Sports. As early as 1946, the then Manager became President and in 1979 our previous Chairman and Managing Director, Michael Berry, took the role and became a stalwart contributor, helping to make the event the tour de force it is today. Continue reading “Ambleside Sports – A Long Standing Lake District Tradition”

5 Beautiful Pushchair and Wheelchair Accessible Walks in the Lake District

The Lake District has hundreds of miles of public footpaths, tracks and trails and hopefully a growing desire to make access easier for those using wheelchairs, mobility scooters or parents with buggies. We all have a right to enjoy the countryside. Here are five short walks which are accessible to all.  Continue reading “5 Beautiful Pushchair and Wheelchair Accessible Walks in the Lake District”

Bushcraft Courses at The Wild Boar

Real outdoor adventure in The Wild Boar Woods with our new full day Bushcraft courses where you will gain wilderness skills and the basic for survival in nature with our resident expert instructor, Kev. Continue reading “Bushcraft Courses at The Wild Boar”

Extreme Lake District Cycling: The Fred Whitton Challenge

In July 2014 Mark Fishwick suffered a serious cycling accident which required surgery and careful rehabilitation at Low Wood Club before he was back out on the open roads. Incredibly in May 2015, he competed in the Fred Whitton Challenge, 112 miles long with 3,950 metres of climb! Continue reading “Extreme Lake District Cycling: The Fred Whitton Challenge”

Lancaster Outdoor Summer Theatre Break: Oliver Twist

This summer there are plenty of twists and turns at Williamson Park in Lancaster as The Dukes returns with another spectacular outdoor walkabout theatre production – Oliver Twist – from 3rd July until 15th August 2015.

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Great North Swim Tips with Cassie Patten: Nutrition

Following on from our previous Great North Swim Video with Cassie Patten where we covered Sighting and Confidence Kate, Anna and Rachel ask for some tips on what they should eat before a Great Swim or an Open Water Swimming event. Continue reading “Great North Swim Tips with Cassie Patten: Nutrition”

Great North Swim Tips with Cassie Patten: Sighting

In the second of our video blogs in the lead up to the Great North Swim, Cassie Patten, open water Olympic Bronze and two times World Silver Medalist talks to Kate Cameron, Anna Rogerson and Rachel Amner, a group of three women who are signed up to do the 2 mile race at the Great North Swim and who have all caught the open water swimming ‘bug’. Continue reading “Great North Swim Tips with Cassie Patten: Sighting”