Experiences at The Wild Boar

Set in the beautiful Gilpin Valley, The Wild Boar provides an ideal setting for a broad range of experiences from Duck Herding to Archery.

Adventure Experiences

Archery, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Axe Throwing - Onsite

Try your hand at Archery, from stationary to moving targets, our instructor will help you hone your skills with archery courses available throughout the year. Whether you're learning how to shoot or perfecting your skills, you’ll soon be ready to move onto the field archery session.

We also offer Clay Pigeon Shooting, our custom built shooting range is the perfect place to practice your skills. Our clay targets are devised to mimic live birds including pheasants, crows and grouse.  

Axe Throwing - new to The Wild Boar woodlands, this up and coming activity is great for groups.

To book please contact Mike on 07814 030249 or email info@michael-coates.co.uk.

Combine with an alternative afternoon tea or dinner to create the perfect end to an action-packed day.


Duck Herding – Onsite

Add a bit of hilarity to your stay by having a go at duck herding; participants can observe the experts in action, trained Border collie sheepdogs, as they round up Indian runner ducks. Have a go yourself.

Half day – £75.00 + VAT per head based on minimum 10 people. Run by SEE Events. 

Please contact us for booking information.


Windermere Golf Club – Bowness

- 1.3 miles (3 minutes)

Windermere Golf Club offers a superb short course overlooking stunning Lake District scenery. The beautiful greens are perfect for beginners and experienced golfers alike. 

Seasonal Prices: £20 - £40 per person


Treetop Trek – Brockhole

- 6 miles (15 minutes)

There’s nothing like swinging and zip lining through the trees to bring your team together. Treetop Trek is a series of high rope challenges which encourage your team to overcome obstacles, problem solve and support each other. 

Prices from: £22 per person


Predator Experience 

- 12 miles (20 minute drive)

Join a wolf hybrid pack, on a magical journey through the woods. Be part of the pack. Learn the intricacy of social ranking and the subtle art of canine communication. If you’re lucky you’ll hear them howl! Book your experience here.

Hawk walks/falconry tuition/eagle experiences. Get up close and personal with some of the animal kingdom’s fiercest hunters. Learn all about the ins and outs of falconry; observe hawks glide through the trees and land gently onto your gloved arm; experience the freedom of the Lakeland Fells as you meet the king of the skies: the Golden Eagle.


Survival Experiences

GPS Urban Adventure Orienteering – SEE

A map, a set of clues and a GPS; grab your team for this high-tech treasure hunt. Complete the course and challenges to locate the check points in a race against time. This is a great way to explore the Lakes whilst encouraging your team to work together. Please contact us for booking information.

Half day – from £50.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people.


Bush Craft Village

Fresh air, fire and healthy competition make up ‘Bush Craft Village’. Your group will be split into teams where you will compete to be the first civilisation to set up a sustainable village. You will need to work together to build shelters, light a fire using friction, make bush darts, master traditional tools and cook fish on an open fire. Communication, collaboration and patience will be the success of teams. Re-connect with nature and feel the benefits of a digital detox day. Please contact us for booking information.

Cost: £80.00+VAT per person

CBA Min 5 Max 120 @ £80+ PP
(discounts available for large groups)


Lakeland Adventure Challenge

“I’m in the Lake District Get Me out Of Here!” - SEE

This is the ultimate adventure experience that plays on the well-known reality show ‘I’m a celebrity, get me out of here’. Groups will work together to complete a set of challenges which will include survival skills, navigation challenges, food ‘delicacy’ tasks as well as insect and animal handling. All activities are done under supervision. Please contact us for booking information.

Full day - From £125.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people
Half day – From £95.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people


Well-being Experiences

Full Day Well-being Day

The well-being experiences are an introduction to mindfulness, personal well-being and how creating an open work culture can promote a healthy lifestyle. This experiences helps shift mindsets and build on small action points to help people feel good about themselves and others. Well-being initiatives are uniquely worked into adventure experiences including orienteering, canoeing and mindful walking. Prepare for your team to feel rejuvenated and strengthened.

Prices from: £140.00 + VAT per head (full day) to £75.00 + VAT per head (half day), based on 10 people. More competitive prices available for larger groups. Please contact us for booking information.


Lakeland Eco Challenge

Help preserve the Lake District’s landscape with this innovative experience. Over two days your team will help to carry out essential repair work to rebuild and maintain the most badly eroded footpaths in the Lakes as well as participate in activities such as fell walking. Find out more about Lakeland Eco Challenge.

Prices from: £225 per person for 1.5 – 2 days.


Relaxing Experiences

Brewhouse Tour and tasting - onsite

Cosy up by the fire with one of the Wild Boars very own ales, brewed onsite by master-brewer Tim Bloomer. Choose from a selection of ales, to find the one that suits you, and see the microbrewery itself up-close. 


Alternative Afternoon Tea

- onsite

The Wild Boar offers an Afternoon Tea with a twist. Enjoy a selection of mouth-watering treats from Mini Fish & Chips, Pork Scratchings, Pigs in blankets and a traditional favourite, Scones with Jam & Cream. A vegetarian afternoon tea is also available.


Cabin Crew Spa Day - Low Wood Bay

- 7 miles (15 minutes)

You’ve got the group, we’ve got the perfect package. Friends, family or colleagues will unwind with spa day. Enjoy a 30 minute Express treatment. Each guest can select from: Personalised Facial, a Berry & Birch Salt and Oil Scrub. Finish off your spa day with a 2 course lunch or afternoon tea.

Your Spa Day includes:
• 30 minute treatment
• Use of the indoor and outdoor thermal Spa facilities during the morning or afternoon (3 hours)
• Robe and slippers for the day
• 2 course lunch or afternoon tea

Prices: £85 per person, Cabin Crew Spa Day. Please call 015394 39303 to book.


Creative Experiences

Movie Maker – SEE

What better way to channel your inner Steven Spielberg than to write, direct and film your own movie production. SEEVENTS provides just this, allowing groups to be put into teams, briefed, and provided the equipment needed to create their own short movie production. Please contact us for booking information.   

Half dayFrom £95.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people.


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