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Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours

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Address: Keswick CA12 5LD, England
Phone Number: +44 7842 212127
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Join us for a paddle and a picnic in some of Englands most stunning...

Join us for a paddle and a picnic in some of Englands most stunning locations.

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Brilliant day of kayaking on Ullswater

We'd done a few kayaking trips before, but our day on Ullswater with Patrizia was definitely the best. She's super friendly and provided really clear, simple tips to help us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Isabelle A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We'd done a few kayaking trips before, but our day on Ullswater with Patrizia was definitely the best. She's super friendly and provided really clear, simple tips to help us improve our technique on the water so we really got the most out of our day on this beautiful lake. This is also excellent value compared to other kayaking trips... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I've just done my power boat level 2 with Leigh , the only thing I can say it was fantastic . Leigh is a true professional at what he dose,

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Leigh S, Owner at Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Richard. I really enjoyed both the course and your company. Good luck with the tours. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Our family (youngest 18) had a brilliant time with Lee and Patrizia. Some of us had done a small amount of Kayaking before and 2 were beginners. Lee was exceptional and took us on a lovely tour of the lake. We had a fantastic picnic made by Patrizia then went on to do a (optional) cliff dive! The day was... More 

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Leigh S, Owner at Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Cheers for the review Grace. You were all great company, Thanks for the chemistry lesson and I'm glad you had a good day. Patrizia is always happy to hear that people enjoyed her food so thank you also for those comments. Best of luck in your new job. Leigh More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is the 2nd time we have booked a trip with Leigh & Patrizia and this trip was just as good as the 1st, we had a mixed days weather but the views certainly made up for it with calm waters to the end of the day. The home made Italian food was amazing & the company is fantastic. Both... More 

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Leigh S, Owner at Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you both for coming back again. If you do decide to move up here I think the Lakes community will benefit as much as you will. Great company. See you again. Leigh More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I booked a half day kayaking at short notice whilst on holiday. Patrizia got back to my initial email enquiry really quickly and I was lucky enough to secure a half day guided tour on Ullswater. I'd only kayaking once before and any worrys I had about being back on the water were soon overcome as Leigh and Patrizia were... More 

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Leigh S, Owner at Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review Debbie. Great trip, with a definite highlight being the sight of the deer first at the side of the river, then skipping across the shallows. Good luck with your plan to move up here. It's worth it. More 

Goole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

For Christmas my family booked me on a half day canoeing adventure on Ullswater. I had a terrific day from start to finish. I was alone with Leigh for the day and did around 6 miles of canoeing and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. IF you are planning anything like this then Tall Bloke adventures is HIGHLY recommended

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Leigh S, Owner at Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review Mike. Great chatting with you and best of luck on your future explorations. Leigh More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

I booked a day kayaking with my daughter (11 years old) on lake Windermere. One of the best day's out on the lake and very peaceful. Leigh is a great guy and makes it a very enjoyable day. Windermere is one of the busier lakes in the summer but we only had a few boats go past. I certainly recommend... More 

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Leigh S, Owner at Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Russell. I'm glad you both enjoyed the day so much. More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My partner and I opted for a full day experience and weren't disappointed! Great fun, fabulous sights, lovely people and smashing authentic Italian food. Equipment is fab and instructions are clearly given!!! Would heartily recommend.

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Leigh S, Owner at Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks very much Clare. Great day had by all. Really pleased you both enjoyed the picnic. More 

Dorking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Great finish to our holiday with a picnic and paddle with Leigh and Patrizia and fellow guests Kevin and Andrea. Whilst our hosts definitely lay on 5 star fun, their control of the weather was somewhat less successful and our picnic was under the trees with food protected from the torrential rain by umbrellas! Have not kayaked for several years... More 

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Leigh S, Owner at Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks very much Phil. When the weather is wet, or very, very wet - as you and Sarah witnessed - it would be very easy to find, and magnify, the smallest fault in an operation. You didn't do that, you made the most of the day. For that thank you. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Leigh was great at explaining everything and provided a full day of entertainment. Everything was well thought out and he was keen to know how they could improve. We couldn't think of anything! The whole day was tailored to us, relaxed and fun. The (optional) cliff jump at the end was a great way to cool of after such a... More 

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Leigh S, Owner at Tall Bloke Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Cheers Che. I'm really pleased the umbrellas worked so well. Thanks for being our demonstration models. It would be great if we could organise a sailing course for the two of you. Thanks again. Leigh More 

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