Difficulty: 2/5


Easy access, great scrambling, plunge pools and an optional waterfall climb climax.  Good family venue.

Ages 7+

Instructor Ratio 1:10


Up to 3 hours

Price per group

Up to 2: £120

Up to 4: £45pp

Up to 8: £40pp

Up to 10: £35pp

Enquire for groups exceeding our ratios for a quotation 



Stickle Ghyll is based in the Langdale Valley.


We will meet you on location at the Sticklebarn car park where you will be provided with all the equipment for a fun trip up the gorge.

This session is up to 2.5 hours long. ​


We will enter via a crystal clear pool - splash around, get wet and embrace the water before we journey upwards. ​

Our journey will include scrambles and climbs, roped climbs up waterfalls and cascades, fallen trees and boulders to hop over and duck under.

We will play some fun games and get you immersed and submerged in the plentiful plunge pools. ​

This is a great trip ideal for beginner Ghyll scramblers and families alike!


The experience can be tailored to the group, allowing for easier and harder variations depending on age and ability levels. Contact us to find out more! Wetsuits, harnesses, helmets and technical equipment will be provided. Please wear swimwear under the wetsuit and bring a towel and a hot drink for afterwards. Sturdy trainers or walking boots are advised - no open toe footwear or water shoes.

The price of this day is inclusive of:

  • A qualified & experienced instructor 

  • Local & intimate knowledge of the venues

  • All technical equipment 

  • Professional instruction, coaching & guidance 


1:10 Ratio - Up to 10 people on this session

Our instructors can safely take 10 people into Stickle Ghyll.


Full safety brief given

This session is up to 3 hours long  



No experience necessary

This is an introductory session and is good for kids and families alike. 

The ghyll has lots of fun challenges but everything is optional

Please contact us to discuss any queries 


We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage

We provide wetsuits, harness, spray cags, helmets and bouyancy aids,

You will need to bring sturdy trainers, a change of clothes and a towel


This session is based at Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale

We will meet you on location with everything you need for your session

This is our least aquatic ghyll - meaning we run into November if the weather allows - staying drier outside of April-October


Please enquire

Subject to instructor availability we can run these sessions on any day between 1st April & 31st October - a drier ascent will be recommended outside of these dates

Open session where possible - we will book other people when appropriate to do so

Please enquire for a private session

Session times:

9:00am meet for 9:30 start

1:00pm meet for 1:30pm start

Sessions are up to 3 hours long

Roped climbing on the waterfalls
Roped climbing on the waterfalls

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Plunge Pool
Plunge Pool

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Roped climbing on the waterfalls
Roped climbing on the waterfalls

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cancellation policy

If cancellation occurs within 30 days of the course or activity, we will retain 50% of the full price (your deposit).

If cancellation is within 14 days of the activity we will retain the full amount.