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Glenridding Sailing Centre

The Spit, Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
+44 17684 82541
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A great morning's sailing

On a long weekend trip to the Lakes, my 13 year old daughter and I hired a dinghy for a couple of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
A great sailing school with excellent boats

A huge thank you to Steve and team for the training my daughter received over the last few Sundays... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neil C
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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 activities, to canoe and kayak hire.
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The Spit, Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
+44 17684 82541
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On a long weekend trip to the Lakes, my 13 year old daughter and I hired a dinghy for a couple of hours to enjoy the lake. The team were very friendly and professional. The boat was in good condition. The lake was stunning to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A huge thank you to Steve and team for the training my daughter received over the last few Sundays. She has really enjoyed herself and that has been a large part due to your welcoming easy manner and rapport with the kids. I would recommend...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you sail every week or one in 20 years, you will find a welcome here. Friendly, competant professionals can get a total beginner safely on the water or on course for any qualification. Sail a classic Lune Whammel, a modern Hawk 20, a racing...More

Thank HotelGramsfordLodge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hired a Canadian canoe and 2 kayaks for a couple of hours at Glenridding. The staff were very friendly and pointed out nice routes for us to take. It was a windy day so we made for the far bank and the many lovely...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Greeted by friendly and attentive staff, nothing was too much of a problem for them even rigging the boat for us. Pay for the time you are out so no need to worry about feeling you have to stay out longer than needed. Lovely way...More

Thank Will S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We hired two sit-on kayaks today for three hours, and we had a fantastic time out on the lake. The staff were extremely friendly and could not have been more helpful. We were given advice on where to go (we landed on 2 of the...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Went with a group of friends to hire kayaks on Sunday, the folks at the sailing centre were welcoming, friendly and enthusiastic despite the weather. We received great advice about the best areas for paddling, the equipment (wetsuits, lifejackets, kayaks and paddles) was all included...More

Thank Heatherwalker254
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My two boys age 8 and 10 spent the day on the shipwreck day. They came home having had the best day ever! The whole day was spent being boys, being adventurous, building stuff, making stuff and sailing. We will definitely be back. It was...More

Thank CLB1972
Reviewed 5 June 2017

My 6 year old daughter and I completed stage and level 1 of the RYA sailing scheme together over the weekend. We both just loved it. After getting back I woke up this morning feeling like I never want to go on another holiday except...More

Thank amyjane413
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Hugely helpful team led by the legendary Steve. Very friendly and helpful (even made the 3 kids hot chocolate and me a tea after the sail!). Will definitely return, as the reasonable hire prices and relaxed atmosphere take all the stress out of sailing. Hugely...More

Thank Friederike G
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