Sailing on Ullswater
Sailing on Ullswater

Sailing on Ullswater

If you want to take up sailing or experience sailing on the Ullswater here is your chance! Glenridding Sailing Centre offer some great sailing opportunities from a 1-hour taster session, to taking RYA courses. The sheltered bay provides an ideal setting to teach everyone from complete beginners to experienced sailors wishing to perfect their skills. During school holidays they also run special events for kids – so it is worth checking their site to see what is on. Their hire fleet includes kayaks, Canadian canoes, sailing dinghies and their popular traditional boats, which are perfect for exploring the delightful bays and islands of Ullswater.

Where can you learn to sail in the Lake District?

You can learn to sail or complete RYA courses at Glenridding Sailing Centre.

Ullswater at 9 miles long and 0.75 miles wide, is the second largest lake in the Lake District – a perfect haven for sailing and arguably England’s most beautiful lake. At the foot of the Ullswater is the stunning village of Glenridding, a popular starting point for walkers and climbers, and the base of the Glenridding Sailing Centre. The lake is also home to the Ullswater ‘Steamers’ – one of the world’s oldest heritage fleets. With activities on land and water – Glenridding Sailing Centre is a great place to add to your Stack!

  • Getting people out on the water since 1986
  • 1-hour sessions are ideal to get your first sailing experience
  • Dinghy, traditional boats and kayaks available for hire
  • RYA training centre
  • Open from March to October

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