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Go Canoeing Guided Tour - Explore the Islands of Windermere

Windermere Canoe Kayak, Cumbria

Run by: Go Canoeing

Explore the islands of Windermere and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountainous areas. Even take the opportunity to stop off on our very own island, Thompson Holme.


Suitable for 7+

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Use our boats or bring your own. There are kayaks and canoes available for all abilities. We can provide all the equipment and have changing facilities available. Please bring clothing you don't mind getting wet, a change of clothes and a towel for when you return. If you like, bring a drink and a snack along for the journey.


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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sun 27 Apr 10:00–12:00


Price: adults £25.00, under 16s £15.00.

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Special requirements

Minimum age eight years (must be accompanied by an adult). No specific swimming ability required as buoyancy aids will be provided. General fitness. Maximum of six per group.

Please arrive at 09:40 to register and get changed to be ready for the tour as it will start promptly at 10:00 on the water.

We have a changing room and all equipment is based at our boathouse. No showers available. There are public toilets located in the Ferry Nab car park which are 20p.


Go Canoeing is a Canoe England Olympic Legacy project. To find out more about Go Canoeing please visit


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Windermere Canoe Kayak

Ferry Nab Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JH

Meeting point: Windermere Canoe and Kayak Boathouse.


This activity is organised and run by Go Canoeing.

Please register in advance.

Please make all bookings through Windermere Canoe Kayak either by phone 015394 44451 or email

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