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Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft

Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DJ, England
+44 17687 80145
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1/2 day Middle Derwent canoe trip. BRILLIANT !!!

What a superb day. Me and the 11YO LOVED IT. Paul is brilliant. Totally passionate about his job... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David H
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London, United Kingdom
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Excellent day out

I cannot recommend this tour enough - even for the nervous it is a perfect day. Easy to enjoy and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maggi T
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Cockermouth, England, United Kingdom
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We provide a range of canoeing and bushcraft activities to suit all ages, abilities and requirements - families, couples, individuals and groups are all welcome.Whether you choose a leisurely canoe session on Derwentwater, a fun-packed bushcraft day, or a week long classic canoe expedition in Scotland, we will ensure you have an incredible, unforgettable experience.For private coaching for small groups and individuals, please call us to discuss your requirements.Our aim is to deliver quality, hands-on, educational and fun outdoor experiences which give our customers a greater understanding and knowledge of our local area and the skills to enjoy the outdoor environment in a low impact way. All specialist equipment and instruction is provided, you just need to bring a sense of adventure!
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a superb day. Me and the 11YO LOVED IT. Paul is brilliant. Totally passionate about his job, relaxed, friendly, knowledgable and a superb host. We threw several unforeseen spanners in the works which clearly made it difficult for him (I can’t apologise enough) but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot recommend this tour enough - even for the nervous it is a perfect day. Easy to enjoy and lots of help, guidance and knowledge from Mick a great coach and guide. Lovely memories of a lovely day. Thanks Mick will do it again...More

Thank Maggi T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most amazing time. If I had canoed before it was more than 30 years ago. We arrived to Mike waiting as arranged by the National Trust shop near Keswick boat launching area. A short walk to the canoe boat house. We helped...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

4 of us in our 50's booked this day out without really knowing what to expect but we had the BEST time! The weather was glorious as we canoed our way (2 canoes lashed together to prevent us capsizing) across the lake to little islands....More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and I signed up for the ‘canoe the view’ at Derwent Water as part of the Keswick Mountain Festival. The instructions and meeting point were clear. Mick led the session, providing interesting information on the flora, fauna, history in the area and some...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent day on Derwentwater under the guidance of Sean After our briefing in the basics of canoeing we were off ..... and didn’t stop learning, laughing and exploring all day We felt completely safe and at ease all day learning new skills from our very...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

pre-booked the canoe/Bushcraft combo ahead of our visit to the Lakes. Mick was our guide and was really knowledgeable and engaging, brilliant with our kids - helping them be the best they could be at canoeing and turning them into mini survival experts in the...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Two adults and a twelve year old. A three hour paddle on the lake, a great experience and very enjoyable. Paul the instructor was extremely knowledgeable about his watercraft and local history. Certainly go again.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a great day out on the Lake. Even though the weather wasn't great, they still made it completely worth it. Extremely fun and enjoyable.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Booked my daughter (10yrs old) and myself (Dad) on the full day bushcraft training at Whinlatter Keswick. The whole days was amazing! The guide was so so knowledgable of the ‘great outdoors’ and the learning was perfect and he really explained everything at a great...More

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PCandKB
4 June 2018|
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Response from FyldeExplorer | Reviewed this property |
Speaking to our instructor there were limited placed you can officially launch from. The slipway by the rowing boats, close to the car park, the mariner west of the car park or a public car park to the south of the lake... More
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Response from Craxster | Reviewed this property |
£170 for two days per person for the intro one.
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8 July 2015|
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Response from paul w | Property representative |
Thanks so much for contacting us, and we'd be thrilled if you you and your family decided to join us for one of our session whilst you are in the area! On the 24th July we have the following sessions running - 10-1pm... More
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