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Totally BRILLIANT Day !!!!

Booked The BIG One @ Esk Ghyll for my son and I as part of my 50th celerbrations as I had always... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JamesTeasdale
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Great Day Out!!!

Great fun for a group of friends. Craig our guide was brilliant and made our day! Good value for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nathan C
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We are a small, family run outdoor activity company. Our activities are ghyll scrambling/gorge walking/canyoning, abseiling, via ferrata, guided rock climbing, learn to lead climbing and scrambling. Our mission is to provide you with fun and exhilarating adventures of the highest quality for the lowest possible price. We truly love what we do and are genuinely passionate and enthusiastic about giving you the adventure you deserve. We aim to give you the type of memories that will last forever. Our age limit is 9 years upwards and we take out individuals, couples, groups of friends & families right through to stag & hen parties.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Station Precinct, Windermere LA23 1AH, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Booked The BIG One @ Esk Ghyll for my son and I as part of my 50th celerbrations as I had always wanted to do the scrambling and based on the previous reviews I booked Crags Adventures. What can I add that hasn't been wrote...More

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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the awesome review ! You picked a great ghyll scramble to do and we're so pleased it lived up to expectations. It's a relief the new kit kept you warm in the ghyll considering it's took a while for it to warm up...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fun for a group of friends. Craig our guide was brilliant and made our day! Good value for money too, which is always a bonus.

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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Cheers Nathan for the review , it's good to hear you all enjoyed your ghyll scramble . I'm pleased you also found it good value for money! Thanks again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as we met Craig he felt like someone we'd known for ages; welcoming and clearly excited about what he does. Before arriving, we were worried that it would be freezing considering the temperature had been hovering around 5c for ages but Craig assured...More

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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Excellent, we are pleased you weren't cold and were therefore able to enjoy the activity! Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we look forward to hearing from you again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a day! Sunshine, big smiles, plenty of laughter and very happy family... We pulled into the National Trust Stickle Barn carpark where we were greeted by Craig who had us feeling instantly excited about our day of adventures. Our first adventure was rock climbing...More

Thank Stephen M
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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Stephen, we are both so pleased you and your family had an enjoyable day with Craig. He also had a cracking time! His job is easy when he has a family like yours to take out, everyone enthusiastic and ready for a challenge! We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot recommend this enough! Craig was fantastic and made us feel very safe at all times. Great activity for a slightly drizzly, dull day....the money invested on wetsuits paid off as we didn't feel cold at all! Even fully emerged in the water! It is...More

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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your positive review. We are really pleased you had a great day and our new wetsuits kept you all comfortable. Thanks for booking, and for all being up for having fun!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip. Easy to see why Craig gets such consistently great reviews. If you are looking to abseil in the Lake District you don’t need to look for any other options. My 12 year old daughter’s view: At first I was slightly nervous but Craig...More

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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Oliver, we are so pleased you all enjoyed the abseiling session. Your daughter has written an insightful review of her experience, thank you to her! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday to the Lakes, hope to see you all again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this as a 30th birthday present for my partner Steve! His smile said it all! We were both worried about the weather forecast.... after battling the strong winds in the half hour walk to get to the location I was exhausted and thought...More

Thank Katie K
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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The first Esk of the season, right at the end of March and we were a little concerned that the temperatures hadn't been great to do this particular ghyll. We were hoping the new winter wetsuits with hoods, plus the new neoprene jackets for over...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing day! Craig was just brilliant and we had such fun ghyll scrambling! I was concerned I was going to be cold jumping into freezing water in March but it was the opposite. We will definitely be back and have already recommended to...More

Thank Isobelcn
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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review , we do appreciate it. We're really pleased the new wetsuits, hoods and jackets kept you warm during the session. Thank you for recommending us to your friends, we look forward to hearing from you again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing time ghyll scrambling with Craig. It was great fun doing things we haven’t done before. Craig was super helpful and made us feel comfortable throughout. If you’re in the Lake District, you definitely need to have a go...More

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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your ghyll scrambling session. We are over the moon you had fun and would recommend it to others. Thanks again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a surprise organised by my wife for entertaining some visitors we had down for the weekend. Everyone involved was unsure of what we were letting ourselves in for, least of all the motives of my wife! However, our fear was unfounded as Craig...More

Thank Barrie F
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CragsCrew, Owner at Crags Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I love it, your poor wife must of been getting some stick for booking ghyll scrambling in March , especially with the weather we've been having this winter. So it's a relief that you all enjoyed the session and would do it again! Thanks very...More

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Sophie S
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Hi Sophie. Some are I’m sure but others don’t have access in the winter like The Big One. You have to take your boyfriend Ghyll Scrambling it’s the best thing ever! and Crags Adventures is epic, Craig’s brilliant. Message... More
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