The action starts at YHA Holly How with big mountain and watersports adventures on the doorstep. You can go abseiling or zip-wiring – walking, cycling and canoeing too. Then relax with a hand pulled ale and a great meal., There’s so much to do cruising, sailing or canoeing, pony trekking or mountain biking on some of the country’s best trails. Minutes from the village and Coniston Water, this traditional Lakeland house is close to good walks for all levels. A major Mountain Leader Training and Assessment base and popular schools venue. Accommodation is in 4-6+ bedded rooms and facilities include TV, laundry, kitchen and evening meals. Getting to the hostel: 700m from bus station. Take no 12 to Ulverston then either 505 or 506 to Ambleside and Windermere At the hostel 20km from Ulverston.