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Glenridding Sailing Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Pirate fun

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tori C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Kids Week and RYA tuition

This sailing centre is fantastic. The staff are friendly, welcoming, and consider each visitor’s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“safety boat”(7 reviews)
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
+44 17684 82541
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All reviewstraditional boatcanadian canoesafety boatsailing lessonson speclake ullswaterwonderful morningexcellent tutorkayak hirekids weekgreat funfriendly and helpful staffcan't recommend it highly enoughbuoyancy aidslife jacketsgreat couple of hourslearning how
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Tori C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank 2toons2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank sianreed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank martinarnolduk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Thank David E
Reviewed 13 August 2018 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

Thank RachaelSowerby
Reviewed 12 August 2018

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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