River Tubing in the Lake District
River Tubing in the Lake District

River Tubing in the Lake District

Embark on an exciting new adventure and go river tubing in the Lake District!

Attention Funstackers! You can now go river tubing in the Lake District – this activity is a first for the area, so why not be one of the first ones to give it a try? The activity centre provides all the equipment you need, including the wet suit, so all you need to bring is yourself and your spirit of adventure!

Where can I go tubing in Cumbria?

Head on over to the Lake District, where Keswick Extreme has the perfect river tubing experience for you! Their centre is located in Keswick, a very short walk from the town centre. There is also pay and display parking nearby if travelling by car.

Equipped with just your tube and a paddle, you’ll go cruising down the river and enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildlife unique to the Lake District.

If you prefer something to get your adrenaline pumping, even more, they also offer thrilling Ghyll Extreme and Ghyll Scrambling. Don’t worry if this is your first time, or you want to enjoy it without investing too much time learning the ropes, as the difficulty of this activity is easy/moderate. Your adventure will last around 2 and a half hours, making for a fantastic trip out without dedicating the whole day – so why not bring the whole family down and try something new? 

What is River Tubing?

Originating from white water rafting, a much more high adrenaline sport which requires you to traverse fast flowing rivers, river tubing is more relaxed – it’s a fun- low-effort sport, usually taking place on rivers where the current is strong enough to carry you along without the risk of being flipped over or losing control.

Don’t worry if you’re travelling, they also provide accommodation at Cragwood Guesthouse, a lovely bed & breakfast nearby. All rooms come equipped with free wi-fi, luxury beds and coffee making facilities to relax after your exciting day out.

  • Sessions of 2 hrs 30 minus – £30 per person (min of 2 participants required)
  • Suitable for those aged 7 years and older, and under 18 stone.
  • Wetsuit and helmet provided on the day
  • Activity difficulty is easy/moderate
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