Kayaking the Lake

Kayaking is a fun sport, enjoy the Lake Districts spectacular scenery on one of the most majestic Lakes, Wastwater

Kayaking on the
The River Esk Estuary

"Where the tide meets the River"

Enjoy a Kayak journey on one of the slow moving tidal rivers, the River Esk.

Open Group

We offer our Kayaking Experiences as part of a programme of activities which run during the season - you can simply book spaces on to sessions that are already running

Our Kayaking Experiences

Our Kayaking experiences are available to book as a private group activity, open enrolment/open group session (click here to book online) and as part of a holiday package.

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Kayaking on the Lake - Wastwater

Experience kayaking on one of England remotest and most impressive lakes.
Voted Britain’s favourite view back in 2007, you will paddle beneath the splendour of the Scafell Massif, home to Scafell Pike England’s highest mountain, from your boat on England’s deepest lake.
These are half-day adventures, which will give you an introduction to paddling a kayak under the guidance of our experienced and qualified instructors.

  • Group size: 10.
  • Activity Duration: Approx. 3 hours.
  • Minimum Age: 10 yrs.
  • At least 1 Adult Participant for every 1 child under the age of 16. A good level of fitness is required.
Kayak the River Esk Estuary

As part of this adventure, you will start in the beautiful and ancient village of Ravenglass which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before setting out on the incoming tide and heading up the estuary, into the river and towards the Eskdale Valley.
With views out towards the Isle of Man and inland towards Scafell Pike and the Lake District, it is a truly stunning voyage.
When we reach the high point we will stop for some lunch, and as the tide turns, we will return with it, back into Ravenglass.

Please note: this activity is dependent on the tide so can only run at certain times.

  • Group size: 10.
  • Activity Duration: Approx. 6 hours.
  • Minimum age 12 yrs.
  • At least 1 Adult Participant for every 1 child under the age of 16. A good level of fitness and ability is required.
Kit Details

Why not try Kayaking as part of a multi-activity day and combine with another activity for a fun packed full day of adventure.

What to bring:

  • Something comfortable you don't mind getting wet, we provide a spray jacket.
  • Footwear you don't mind getting wet.
  • Towel.
  • Full change of clothing and dry footwear.
  • Snacks and drinks.

Wetsuits are not provided as we mainly try to stay in the kayak, however they can be provided upon request prior to your activity day.

We advise you leave all expensive mobiles and camera's behind.

For enquiries please call us on 019467 23753

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West Lakes Adventure
Woolpack Farm
Eskdale Valley
Cumbria CA19 1TH

  019467 23753

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