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Learn to kayak on Ullswater in the Lake District
Another Place, The Lake
Learn to kayak on Ullswater in the Lake District

Kayaking and canoeing
in the Lake District

Paddle in hand, you have as much freedom as a cyclist in the fells. Drift along the lake shore, or get out with the whole family in canoes or sea kayaks.

Along Ullswater’s nine miles, getting down to lake level might well be the best way to explore.

Kayaking course details

Ullswater Explorer

Cost: 30 per person/ £40 per person
Duration: 1.5 hours/ 3 hours
Group: Up to 8 people. Children 5 years and over. Children age 5-17 years need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

During the lesson you will:

Explore Ullswater in comfort with expert tuition. You’ll visit Ullswater’s bays and islands and, for those who want an adrenaline rush, stop off for an optional cliff jump.


All equipment and clothing is provided. The Ullswater Explorer will start and finish at our private jetty at The Lake.

Call ahead for more information:

01768 486442
[email protected]

Sports booking terms

Add kayaking to your booking:


and add kayaking to your enquiry details

Lesson times


Friday 27 – 9.30-midday
Sunday 29 – 1.30-4.30pm


Saturday & Sunday – 9.30-midday, 1-3.30pm


Saturday & Sunday – 9.30-midday, 1-3.30pm

Kayaking on Ullswater in the Lake District

Kayak lesson times

Please contact our reservations team for our lesson times during the winter months.

School holidays: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, including family lessons suitable for children 5 years and over.
Term time: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, including a family session for 5 years+ at 11.30am on Saturday and Sunday.

Learn to kayak on Ullswater in the Lake District

If you’ve already earned your stripes, the Ullswater Canoe Trail has inspiration for short trips, as well as one and two-day routes around the lake with recommended points to stop.

Download the Ullswater Canoe Trail map.

Learn to kayak on Ullswater in the Lake District



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