Eden, Cumbria, The Lake District – A natural choice for business

Adventure & Country Sports

Adventure & Country Sports
Adventure & Country Sports
Adventure & Country Sports
  • Outdoor retailers generate £70m annual revenue in Cumbria
Adventure & Country Sports
Adventure & Country Sports

Adventure & Country Sports case studies

Success stories throughout Eden, Cumbria

Eden is a natural hub for Adventure and Country Sports, providing fantastic locations and facilities for climbing, fishing, horseriding, mountain biking, numerous watersports, walking and fell running.

The area hosts a calendar of nationally recognised outdoor challenges including Total Warrior, No-Ego challenge, Born Survivor and the Ullswater Ultra-Marathon.

Eden is home to a vast variety of successful businesses within the Adventure and Country Sport sector. These include outdoor education centres, such as those operated by The Outward Bound Trust, as well as organisations offering outdoor activity days and holidays for individuals, families and groups.

University of Cumbria are the largest provider of outdoor-related courses in the UK with an excellent record of graduate employment providing new and existing outdoor businesses with a wealth of locally trained talent.

Eden has a strong outdoor retail industry including specialist retailers for mountain biking, fishing, horse riding, climbing and walking. These range from national retail brands such as Go Outdoors and Mountain Warehouse to local independent stores such as Arragon’s Cycle Centre, John Norris and Urban Horse.

Contact us and we can help you find the perfect location in Eden for your adventure business. 

Growing up in Eden made me realise that the potential for adventures starts on your own doorstep Leo Houlding, World class climber, alpinist and adventurer
Leo Houlding

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