Experiential travel company inspired by Cumbria

A tour, event and experience company has been launched by Jennie and Neil Riding, owners of The Lodges at Artlegarth in Ravenstonedale, Yorkshire Dales.

It offers experiences including hands-on traditional Lakeland pursuits such as wild fishing; more dynamic experiences such as cocktail making; circus skills; and unique tours such as The Selfie Safari and Fells & Fizz.

The Ridings are teaming with other local businesses to give the new company a unique Cumbrian twist.

Jennie Riding, Happy Days director, said: “This new business is all about giving visitors the opportunity to experience something they wouldn’t often get to do.

“We are working with highly skilled characters who can offer hands-on experiences with quirky add-ons. We can’t wait to show visitors both traditional and contemporary experiences deeply rooted in the spectacular Cumbrian landscape.”

Half or full-day experiences can be arranged, and each can be tailored to the customer and their group, incorporating the activity, food and drink, and transport.