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Hire a boat on Derwentwater.

We hire a range of craft from our base on Derwentwater.

Boat Hire is available all year round – weather permitting. We have craft suitable for complete novices to the more experienced. Everything you need is included in your hire cost – Showers, Buoyancy aids and wetsuits. We even have Life Jackets for babies.

Derwentwater is a lovely lake to explore, with a number of islands to visit. Our experienced staff are on hand to help and advice on suitable routes, boats etc.

Hire is available for periods of an hour up to full day hire. Prices shown below are for 1 hour, subsequent hours are cheaper!.

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Double sit on top kayak £12 Sit on Top Kayaks £8.00
Traditional Kayaks £8.00
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Canoes £12 Rowing Boats £12 - £20 Motor Boats £25 - £40
 Abby Sailing  Topaz for hire

Beginners and improver

boards and sails available.

Wayfarer Sailing Boats £25 Topaz Sailing Boats £18 Windsurfers £15

Booking Bug:-

Generally you can turn up and go at Nichol End, most of the time we have enough boats to allow customers to do this.  If you have special plans and would like to book in advance this can now be done with booking bug!  There are links to this booking system on most pages or if you want to explore, then you can use the general widget below.  As we are updating booking bug with 2014 prices only some items are avalible to book at present.  Please call if you need to book anything currently absent from booking bug!


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