From boat hire to bike hire and canoes to electric boats, there’s so much for you to see and do during a visit to the Lake District. Lake District have more than sixteen lakes and numerous tarns plus a stretch of coastline. So there's plenty of opportunity to go rowing, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, fishing or simply splash about on the shore. There are five large boating clubs in Windermere based around the lake: the South Windermere Sailing Club, Windermere Motor Boat Racing Club, the Lake District Boat Club, the Royal Windermere Yacht Club, and the Windermere Cruising Association.
Kayaking is an amazing way to experience total independence, in the stunning surroundings of Lake District. Canoeing is an exciting way to enjoy the amazing scenery of Lake District, whether it is technical solo paddling or a gentle potter with family. Paddle in a solo, tandem, family, rafted or voyageur canoe. This is your chance to live the fantasy adventure and sail like a Viking. Crew one of history’s most iconic boats in the stunning fjord land of the Lake District.
Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre, with its extensive range of equipment and an inspiring setting against a backdrop of the Lakeland fells is a great location for getting out on the water. They offer a wide variety of Watersports instruction and boat hire suitable for all ages and abilities. Low Wood Bay Watersports Centre is a recognised training centre with both the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) and the BWSW (British Water Ski and Wakeboard).
Waterpark is a residential outdoors education centre established in 1998 by the eric wright trust on the shore of coniston water in the lake district. They are available to groups of young people, corporate clients, and also offer the full range of National Governing Body awards through training division-Lakes Outdoor Training, as well as a range of specialist skills courses. In addition they have The Wright Lodge which is a day visit facility for schools, youth groups & corporate clients who would like to participate in their range of outdoor activities, but on a non residential basis.