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Glenridding Sailing Centre

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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...more
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The Spit, Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
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+44 17684 82541
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All reviews traditional boat sailing lessons kayak hire on spec lake ullswater staff were really helpful taster session wonderful morning kids week great fun buoyancy aids treasure hunt life jackets great couple of hours pirate treasure great introduction learning how
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Couldn't be happier with our visit. Steve and Martin were great, they made a raft with 2 canadian canoes so 2 adults 2 young kids (9,7) could go out together and their friendly and welcoming approach was just what we needed as we were not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We have sailed all year from the Glenridding Sailing Centre and had a wonderful time. Whatever Pete is feeding the staff to make them this happy, he should be selling it in bottles! They are some of the loveliest people on earth. It was also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gooddayahead
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant time on a pirate treasure hunt with Martin as our guide. Super fun, would do it again

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tori C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This sailing centre is fantastic. The staff are friendly, welcoming, and consider each visitor’s needs carefully to ensure that the maximum is achieved from the visit, whether this be a family outing in a traditional boat, a children’s fun week, or a fast and furious...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2toons2016
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My son and I had a brilliant couple of days sailing on Ullswater in a traditional sailing boat with me rediscovering my Swallows and Amazons memories and introducing my son to the pleasures of wind and sail. If you're in the Lakes - it's got...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Helpful staff got us on the water quickly in one of their traditional boats. The weather was bright and dry and breezy. Boat was very stable and easy to sail with a young crew aboard. Had a couple of hours good sailing before 4yr old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This was a double kayaking experience. The staff were really friendly and easy-going. We couldn't believe the value. We turned up on spec and were kitted out with wetsuits, life jackets and a double kayak for £15 per hour. There are modern changing rooms and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Very well looked after by these people. About an hour getting ready and being taught on the beach, followed by 2 hours on the water. All three very muched enjoyed the experience and the staff were very friendly. Thanks

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martinarnolduk
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Despite the very, very wet cumbrian weather we had a great afternoon hiring a couple of kayaks from here. Very friendly laid back staff despite being quite a busy time of year. No hassle whatsoever getting us sorted. In a good location to paddle to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ArthurDented87
Reviewed 15 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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