Canoes are a popular boat for exploring the lake – perfect for taking a picnic and visiting an island or the beautiful shoreline along Derwent Water.
We have a fleet of modern “Mad River” canoes which are fitted with extra buoyancy.
Canoes are paddled using a single bladed paddle.
Canoe and paddles
Parking for the duration of your hire.
What you need to bring
Clothes to wear on the water.
Footwear to wear in the boat
Suitable additional items for the weather e.g. warm hats, sun hats etc.
PLEASE NOTE IT WILL NOT BE POSSIBLE TO LAUNCH YOUR OWN BOAT ALONGSIDE HIRE.
Capacity 2 or 3 people
Weight limit (all people and kit) 39 stone / 248 kg
Normally there should be at least one adult in each canoe – it is sometimes possible to “raft” two canoes together to create a stable platform.
Minimum age for unaccompanied hire is 16