Water Sports

Grathwaite Estate

Graythwaite is a thriving Country Estate in the heart of the Lake District boasting views that inspired a generation of poets. As a guest of CBA Events this 5,000 acre playground is yours to enjoy whether you take part in our land based activities or join us for an adventure on the water. Whilst we have a host of activities and event packages to offer you we also love to tailor bespoke packages. Please call our office for some friendly advice and to start your journey towards an adventure at Graythwaite. A warm welcome awaits all of our guests at Graythwaite and all of our activities include ‘a brew with a view’; a selection of hot and cold drinks and locally produced treats.


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Sailing boat launching

For those bringing a sailing boat, launching is available at Ferry Nab, contact the Lake Warden. Boats can also be launched at Fellfoot Park.

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Low Wood Watersport Centre

Boat Hire which an excellent way to explore the lake and their extensive fleet includes, motor boats, rowing boats, open canoes, sit on top kayaks, sailing dinghies and keel boats. Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to develop your skills our enthusiastic, qualified instructors can help. Tuition available in most techniques including waterskiing and wake boarding. Take to the water with confidence.

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Fishing in the Lake District

Fishing in the Lake District, visit Ghyll Head Trout Fishery (2miles away) Beautiful 11 acre tarn stocked with rainbows to 10lbs. Idyllic setting overlooking Windermere.

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Windermere Canoe and Kayak Centre, Bowness

Windermere Canoe & Kayak and Bike Hire at The Boat House, Ferry Nab Road, also the base for Total Adventure Mobile Outdoor Centre

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River deep mountain high

Gorge Walking, Abseiling, Climbing, Kayaking and much more fun with experienced instructors Johan and Emma Hoving who own River Deep Mountain High. More details visit their website

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