Coracle Building

A unique way of having fun on the lake. Guaranteed fun, guaranteed to get wet!

Coracle building is our take on the classic 'raft building' session. You will be given the materials to build your own coracle. Pipes, tape and a plastic sheet are all you need to make a coracle which will hold you and your friends weight. Once built you'll float your vessel and complete a short obstacle course.

We can not guarantee you'll stay dry, but we can guarantee you'll have loads of laughs!

Our Coracle building sessions can take place anywhere but mostly they will be on Derwentwater, Keswick or Ullswater.

Who is Coracle Building for?

A perfect family or group activity. Everyone takes part and will be invovled in building the vessel, everyone can have a go in trying to stay dry whilst it's afloat. Challenges and races can be set up to make the activity a bit more of a competition.

DURATION

2 - 3 hours
09:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 16:30

YOUNGEST AGE

Minimum 8 years

INCLUDED

Water Qualified Instructor
Coracle building kit
Buoyancy Aids
Wetsuits (if weather dictates)
Windproof jacket
Paddles
Hot Drink

YOU'LL NEED

Shoes to get wet or wellies
Warm outdoor clothes
Swim wear
Full waterproofs
Change of clothes

Booking Information

COST: £25 per person (inc.VAT)
Min. CHARGE: £100 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 the Coracle Building in your adventure day.

Coracle Building builds team work and cooperation.

Play around, get wet and have a laugh with a young family.

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