Glenridding Sailing Centre from on Ullswater

Glenridding Sailing Centre

Overview

Hire out a sailboat, canoe or kayak for use on Ullswater.  A range of courses are offered.

Visit the Centre's website for more details.

What makes it special

  • Sail, canoe and kayak surrounded by spectacular scenery

Glenridding Sailing Centre is open daily from the 15th March – 15th November 10am – 5pm

Price

See the Price List on their website.

Hostels nearby

YHA Helvellyn and river

YHA Helvellyn

Private rooms available
Licensed bar
Meals available

Glenridding Sailing Centre

Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0PE

Map references

OS Map: 90, and Explorer OL5

OS Grid Ref: NY389170

Lat/Lng: 54.545316, -2.944862

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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