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Glenridding Sailing Centre

The Spit, Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
+44 17684 82541
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Couldn’t ask for more

We’ve been hiring water craft here for several years, and absolutely love it. The people here are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David E
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Fantastic Treasure Hunt

My family had a fantastic time doing the pirate treasure hunt. We were a group of 12, ranging in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RachaelSowerby
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London
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Glenridding Sailing Centre, is a small sailing and activity centre based at the stunning southern end of Ullswater, in the Lake District. We provide a wide range of high quality, fun-filled outdoor activities, from sailing tuition, to team building activities, to canoe and kayak hire.
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The Spit, Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
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+44 17684 82541
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"traditional boat"
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"safety boat"
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"canadian canoe"
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"sailing lessons"
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"lake ullswater"
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"excellent tutor"
in 2 reviews
"great fun"
in 12 reviews
"friendly and helpful staff"
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"can't recommend it highly enough"
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"buoyancy aids"
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"kids week"
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"hire kayaks"
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"life jackets"
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"great couple of hours"
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"learning how"
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"treasure hunt"
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"great afternoon"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve been hiring water craft here for several years, and absolutely love it. The people here are relaxed, affable and attentive; clearly love what they do, and make you feel like a visiting friend not just another customer. We’ve had lots of adventures with the...More

Thank David E
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family had a fantastic time doing the pirate treasure hunt. We were a group of 12, ranging in age from 15 to 80, with different levels of fitness and competitiveness! Martin (our guide) was fantastic and did a great job of making sure the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff at the sailing centre are really fantastic from Steve who we met on our arrival and was on hand to answer questions throughout the course to the instructors who were superb at teaching our children to sail from complete novices to passing their...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came late in the day and rented a kayak and double canoe. Lots of fun and adventure. These guys were great.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real must if you fancy a break from the crowds in the lakes. Super friendly and knowledgable staff here that make you feel safe on the water. We hired two Canadian canoes for the four of us and off we went for two hours...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the centre for my daughter's hen party and took part in a treasure hunt followed by a cliff jump into the lake for the brave. It was great fun and Martin who took us round was very friendly and professional but fun...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff at Glenridding Sailing Centre make it very easy to get out on the water. We arrived on spec and 20 minutes later, after changing shoes and applying suncream, we were out on a double canoe for an hour's exploration of the Southern end...More

1  Thank ScotlandAliH
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

We booked out and used Canadian style two and three person canoes. Excellent quality and such fun to use. The staff were amazingly helpful, relaxed and friendly.

Thank Martin U
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Our kids are huge swallows and amazons fans and it was so special to take them out sailing in a traditional boat. Steve and the team were really encouraging and friendly, and wanted to make sure the kids had a great experience. Thanks so much!

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great couple of hours here out in kayaks, the staff were very friendly and helpful with tips and advice for us novices. Very competitive hire prices aswell. Highley recommended

Thank Mike B
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