Grid reference SD 31945 99867 Ordnance Survey Maps - Explorer Outdoor leisure 6 and 7.
Five Miles from Ambleside and two from Coniston set back from the A593 we are very well placed for all Lakeland activities; there are many attractions for families in the area.
The Langdales, Grasmere, Hawkshead, Grizedale Forrest and the Duddon Valley are all within easy reach by car.
If you are interested in organised activities or hiring a walking, scrambling and climbing guide, please let Caroline know as we can make arrangements for you.
Lakes and Fishing
Tarn Hows and Yew Tree Tarn are less than a mile away, Coniston Water, Windermere and Esthwaite Water are all close by for lake lovers and fishing
There are a huge range of walking/cycling routes available from the Farm, there is no need to drive anywhere!
There is an excellent selection of interesting and scenic lower level walks and cycle routes suitable for all abilities. For the more adventurous, a range of impressive high level routes can be reached in the day including all the Coniston Fells and some in the Langdales.
There is a network of Bridleways crossing the Farm for exciting cycle routes, Grizedale Forrest park with its wide range of way marked walk and cycle routes for all levels is can be entered from an access point only a couple of miles from the Farm.
Climbing and Scrambling
We are close to some great climbing crags including Dow Crag, Tilberthwaite quarries and Hodge Close.
Numerous walks can be planned, starting from the farm that include graded scrambles like levers/low water beck and Great How Crags.
Boating and other water sports
Coniston boating Centre hires a selection of boats including leisure boats, sailing dinghies and kayaks. http://www.conistonboatingcentre.co.uk/
Coniston Water is in easy reach on foot or there is ample parking by the boating centre.
Yew Tree Farm is said to be the most photographed Farms in the Lake District and with stunning scenery around every corner including the breathtaking Tarn How’s and photogenic Hodge Close quarry, what better place could there be to use as a base for a holiday if you are interested in photography.
We lucky enough to be close to two Trekking centres offering supervised horse riding for all ability.
Crook Barn Stables - Coniston LA21 8BP -015394 41088
Spoon Hall -To book for pony trekking please call 015394 41391
There is plenty to do for everyone in all weathers, Jon and Caroline are always happy to pass on local knowledge to help you plan an activity that suits your requirements.