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Ghyll Scrambling Water Adventure in the Lake District

  • All safety equipment and other necessary supplies are provided
  • Souvenir photos are included for free; rent a GoPro for additional footage
  • Try out a uniquely local outdoor activity when you go ghyll scrambling
Ghyll Scrambling Water Adventure in the Lake District
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Ghyll Scrambling 13.30pmMost Popular
Impossible to describe and impossible to forget! Ghyll scrambling is always one of the favourites and involves descending a Lake District mountain stream under our safe guidance.
From US$51.31
Ghyll Scrambling 9.30 AM
Impossible to describe and impossible to forget! Ghyll scrambling is always one of the favourites and involves descending a Lake District mountain stream under our safe guidance.
From US$51.31
Immerse yourself in the wild scenery of the Lake District—and try out an outdoor activity that’s unique to the area—on this adventurous tour. Ghyll scrambling involves donning a wetsuit, helmet, and other equipment, and climbing, sliding down, and hopping from pool to pool in the Lake District’s ghylls, or mountain streams. For this small-group activity, choose from morning or afternoon departure times—and prepare to get wet.
What to Expect
After meeting your instructor and the rest of the group, we will fit and put on the high quality full length wetsuits. We also supply waterproof jackets, helmets and some amazing Ghyll shorts! Then it time to take a short (10-15min) walk up old mine access track to the start of the Ghyll scramble.

There will then be a 5min safety brief, and a short explanation of what challenges will be coming up, depending on the current water levels etc.

Finally it's time to jump into the water, and after getting our balance after the first slide, we're away - sliding / jumping and climbing our way down the fast flowing river, taking on the many varied obstacles and challenges - dare you tackle the washing machine?!

Suitable for all, as long as you are confident in water - being a strong swimmer is NOT required, this activity is fun for all the family, or as a challenge for a group of friends or those out for a blast!

After approx. 1 hour, we will come out of the bottom of the ghyll, and after a short walk along a road, we will be back at the van to dry out, change and warm up!

The whole experience lasts between 2.5 - 3 hours depending on group speed.
Reviews (17)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2018
Gorge Walking

This is our 4th experience with Mobile Adventures. John, our instructor, as always, was amazing and super patient. The scenery of the Esk gorge was stunning. Thank you John and we will be back - again!

Thank DockleafsAl
Reviewed 15 August 2018
Ghyll Scrambling

All three of us had a fantastic time. John the instructor was simply marvellous. Totally enjoyed the day and would recommend in a heart beat. Thank you John for a well organised and amazing experience. 😀

Thank richard d
Reviewed 10 August 2018
Explorer Scout group Ghyll scrambling

Thank you John for organising the Ghyll scrambling, the group (age 15-22) thoroughly enjoyed the challenge and experience, we look forward to returning!

Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile
Ghyll Scrambling - Stoneycroft

Highly recommend ghyll scrambling with Mobile Adventure. Our instructor John was fantastic, really friendly and made the experience. The session was a mixture of slides, jumps and abseiling.

Thank Marc F
Reviewed 22 July 2018
Ghyll Scrambling July 2018

We recently had an afternoon ghyll scrambling. There were 12 of us, ages ranging from 11 to 55. The whole experience was brilliant and Adam our guide was great. There was no pressure to do any of the more difficult jumps and he was extremely...More

Thank lindsay266
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