Experiences at The Waterhead

Waterhead Hotel nestles on the shore of Lake Windermere, in the heart of the Lake District. We offer a modern and welcoming base for groups looking to re-connect and enjoy a host of experiences. Our central location offers a range of tailored group experiences.

Relaxing Experiences

Thermal Journey at Low Wood Bay - 1 mile (3 minutes)

The Spa at Low Wood Bay is a unique setting to relax and revive. We offer 5 thermal experiences: Breathe in the Dry Salt, Coconut Steam or Herbal Infusions, Refresh with Warm Rain, Cool Mist and Relax in gentle Thermal Currents. Step outside and experience our Lakeview pool, Fellside sauna, hot tubs and fire pit. 

Enjoy a 3 hour Thermal Journey for £50 per person. Max group number for this experience is 12. You can gain exclusive use for groups of 12 or more – please contact us for rates.

Price: £50 per person


Cabin Crew Spa Day at

Low Wood Bay - 1 mile (3 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.


Private Lake Cruise - onsite

Charter a traditional Lakeland "Steamer" and cruise around Lake Windermere’s islands in style. Party on-board with the awe-inspiring Langdale valley as your backdrop. Steamers depart from the hotels’ garden and private jetty.

Add on: Cocktail and Lakeside BBQ

Gather on our garden then step aboard a traditional Lakeland “Steamer” to celebrate in style. Choose your cocktail then cruise and party, or simply enjoy the magnificent views.  Return to the lawn for your lakeside BBQ with gourmet food and a setting sun.

Prices are bespoke for each package, please get in touch for more information.


Adventure Experiences

Mountain Biking - from Ambleside - 1 mile

Hire a bike and explore the hills of the Lake District. Embark on scenic cycle routes that pass through top attractions such as Wrey Castle. For the more ambitious, the nearby mountain trails of Loughrigg and Troutbeck will truly test your abilities.

Prices From: £27.50 per day


Mountain Goat Tour of the Lakes - onsite pick up

Take a guided tour of the Lake District from the comfort of a luxury Mercedes, large windowed, minibus. Mountain Goat tours show you the highlights of the Lake District, from the 4,000-year-old Castlerigg Stone Circle to the spectacular Borrowdale Valley. Pick up can be organised from your hotel.

Prices From: £375 (max group size is 6)


Nordic Walking from Low Wood Bay - 1 mile (3 minutes)

Nordic Walking can activate up to 90% if the body’s muscles and burn up to 46% more calories than regular walking. This unique exercise is a great way to explore the Lake District Fells. This is a fully instructed activity which uses Nordic Walking Poles to propel you forward and enhance the normal walking experience. Please get in touch to book.


Paddle board Safari at

Low Wood Bay - 1 mile (3 minutes)

Paddle boarding has become a popular water activity around the world, grab your board and explore the tranquil waters of Lake Windermere with a qualified instructor. Full instruction and equipment provided. Visit Low Wood Bay Watersports for more activities and information on booking.

Prices from: £20 per person

Note: You can also do kayak or boat safari tours. Prices from: £15 per person


Treetop Trek – Brockhole

- 2 miles (5 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


Dragon Boat Festival

at Low Wood Bay - 1 mile (3 minutes)

A traditional event in Asia and growing in popularity in the UK, this event provides an exhilarating opportunity to race against each other. Teams will be put to the test as you work together to row in time to the drum. This activity is a favourite among our health club members. Minimum group size is 20.

Please contact for prices.


Predator Experience 

- 15 miles (30 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.


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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