Our Frequently Asked Questions.
Below you will find the answers to our most frequently asked questions, however please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions – we are only too happy to help.
Yes we can cater for all group types .
The only activity we have an age limit on is Ghyll scrambling which is 8 years or older but if you have a child under 8 it is worth giving us a call to discuss if the session is suitable for them. We have no upper age limit.
We can usually offer an alternative activity or date.
All our staff are trained in the activity they are leading – in many cases this has led to them holding the National Governing body award in the sport. Where this isn’t applicable they have an in-house approval.
We have a small shop selling watersports equipment & chandlery. Visit our Derwent Water Marina website for more information about the shop.
We hold an AALA licence and we and Royal Yachting Association & British Canoeing training centre.
We don’t have a café on site but we do sell drinks, Ice Cream and Choclate. We have picnic tables if you want to bring your own or their a couple of cafes only a few minutes’ walk away.
Our Morning sessions are between 9.30 – 12.30 and afternoon sessions are 13.30 – 16.30.
- Swimming costume / shorts to wear under wetsuit
- A pair of old trainers, old trousers/shorts, T shirt & fleece
- Towel and a set of warm clothes to put on after activities
- A wooly hat in spring and autumn
- Peaked hat and sun cream in spring and summer
- Food and drink for all day activities
- £1 coin for a hot shower
What you wear will depend on the activity if it’s one when you are likely to get wet we will provide wetsuits otherwise if you wear something that doesn’t matter if it gets wet.
Yes Buoyancy aids are provided or lifejackets for young children.