Canoeing

Exploring the lakes by canoe is truly a relaxing and calming experience.

Open canoes are two person boats paddled with a single blade paddle. Sessions are first and foremost a fun day out and an idyllic way to explore the lakes. You will experience being able to take control of your own canoe and take it on a lake journey around Derwentwater or Ullswater, exploring secluded beaches and remote islands.

We'll stop off and explore the islands or beaches and have a hot drink boiled over an open fire.

Who is Canoeing for?

Great for all groups and anyone who's never been canoeing before. Canoeing is great fun so suits everyone from your little people to adults. The bonus of this outdoor activity is that you don't even have to get wet if you don't want to........but we can't guarantee it!

DURATION

Up to 3 hours.
09:30 - 12:30
or 13:30 - 16:30

YOUNGEST AGE

Minimum 8 years

INCLUDED

Qualified Instructor
Canoe & Paddle
Bouyancy Aids
Spray Jackets
Hot drink

YOU'LL NEED

Shoes to get wet or wellies
Warm clothes (Not Jeans)
Full waterproofs
Hat and Gloves (Dependant on weather)
Sun Cream ( Dependant on time of year)

Booking Information

COST: £30 per person (inc.VAT)
Min. CHARGE £120 for up to 4 people (inc. VAT)

IMPORTANT: If booking less than 14 days ahead, please contact us for availability before making your online booking. 

Include Canoeing in your adventure day.

Students love exploring the islands and inlets around the lake.

Add Canoeing to your Stag or Hen Party

Canoeing is a perfect addition to an event.

Take your little ones on a canoe adventure.

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