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Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft

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Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft
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We provide a range of canoeing and bushcraft activities to suit all ages, abilities and requirements - families, couples, individuals and groups are all welcome.Whether you choose a leisurely canoe session on Derwentwater, a fun-packed bushcraft...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DJ, England
+44 17687 80145
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

My husband, daughter and I did the three hour canoe trip around Derwent water last Sunday. None of us canoe but have done it a few times so we weren't sure how we'd get on. Shouldn't have worried though, Steve was brilliant and took us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BedfordshireJanet
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent trip really enjoyed it - a great day out good instruction and lots of wild life and good fun canoeing across the lake and down the river and would recommend to others

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet C
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We had a great time canoeing Derwent water. Paul is an excellent teacher, we had very little experience canoeing but with his expertise we quickly learnt and felt comfortable on the water. With his valuable local knowledge the recommendations he suggested made our trip to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Our guide (Mick) was extremely knowledgable and very professional, especially when considering that he had to deal with a group who had no prior knowledge or experience in canoeing. The tea break on one of the islands that we visited...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic afternoon out canoeing between Derwentwater and Bassenthwaite with my children, my parents and my husband. Very well organised and safety conscious. Knowledgeable and friendly guide, Mick, who helped us expertly down the river. The sun shone, the views were amazing. Would thoroughly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shgriff
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

A fabulous day out paddling to various islands on the beautifulDerwent Water. Our guide pointed out all sorts of fungi and trees that would have passed us by without his insight. Great fun was had trying to light fires with flints and even rubbing sticks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ruth P
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Really enjoyable 3 hours canoeing out on Derwent Water. All essential kit and advice was provided and a morning's guided paddle was interesting, exciting and informative. It was worth every penny and the children now want me to buy them a canoe of their own.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I normally go fellwalking but wanted to try something new. Mick was very informative and taught us how to canoe and bushcraft in fun, easy to learn steps. It was great fun travelling to each of the islands and learning about different wind speeds, waves...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SharonL2468
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

What a superb day. Me and the 11YO LOVED IT. Paul is brilliant. Totally passionate about his job, relaxed, friendly, knowledgable and a superb host. We threw several unforeseen spanners in the works which clearly made it difficult for him (I can’t apologise enough) but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davidh202
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I cannot recommend this tour enough - even for the nervous it is a perfect day. Easy to enjoy and lots of help, guidance and knowledge from Mick a great coach and guide. Lovely memories of a lovely day. Thanks Mick will do it again...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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4 June 2018|
Response from FyldeExplorer | Reviewed this property |
Speaking to our instructor there were limited placed you can officially launch from. The slipway by the rowing boats, close to the car park, the mariner west of the car park or a public car park to the south of the lake... More
19 October 2017|
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Response from Craxster | Reviewed this property |
£170 for two days per person for the intro one.
8 July 2015|
Response from paul w | Property representative |
Thanks so much for contacting us, and we'd be thrilled if you you and your family decided to join us for one of our session whilst you are in the area! On the 24th July we have the following sessions running - 10-1pm... More