Sat between Ambleside and Grasmere, Rydal is home to the extensively photographed Rydal Cave, a manmade former quarry. #GetOutside Champion Rory Southworth takes us on a leisurely 6.2km route.
The outdoors is still open and our daily exercise during winter is more important than ever. Wrap up warm and enjoy frosty mornings exploring from your doorsteps. Mix up your local daily exercise with these ideas from the free GetOutside Challenge Calendar.
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There's so much to enjoy from our doorsteps in the colder months. Browse outdoor ideas on the GetOutside Hub and take inspiration from our GetOutside Champions, who have set themselves challenges to spend more time outside this season.
Be sure to plan local outings, be aware of the risks and don't attempt any activity you are not familiar with. Find activity advice by region - let's keep everyone safe and follow government guidance at all times.