£35pp (Min. charge applies)
4-10 people, per group
Up to 3 hours

Canoeing in The Lake District

Travel by canoe and be immersed in the natural beauty of the Lake District.

An idyllic way to explore quiet beaches and bays and visit remote islands. 

Take control of your own canoe and with your instructor guiding you, take it on a journey around lake Derwentwater or Ullswater in the Lake District, exploring harder to reach quiet inlets and islands and enjoy preparing a hot drink over an open fire.

Quick Info


09:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 16:30


Minimum 8 years


Qualified Instructor
Canoe & Paddle
Bouyancy Aids
Spray Jackets
Hot drink


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)

What do you need to know about Canoeing?

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!

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. 

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

Who's Canoeing for?

  • Families and Friends
  • Stag and Hen parties
  • School Groups
  • The meeting point is in a small Pay and Display National Trust carpark.
  • Please travel in as few cars as possible, there is not a lot of parking available.
  • There are no toilets available at the carpark.
  • Canoeing can also be offered on Ullswater. Contact us for more details.
  • Your instructor will meet you at the venue.
  • You will be sent full joining instructions on booking you place.

Booking Information

COST: £35 per person (inc.VAT)

Min. CHARGE £140 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. 

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