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Glenridding Sailing Centre

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Address: The Spit, Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
Phone Number: 017684 82541
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Glenridding Sailing Centre, is a small sailing and activity centre based...
Glenridding Sailing Centre, is a small sailing and activity centre based at the stunning southern end of Ullswater, in the Lake District. We provide a wide range of high quality, fun-filled outdoor activities, from sailing tuition, to team building activities, to canoe and kayak hire.
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A really excellent introduction to sailing. The centre has a great atmosphere, very welcoming for us newbies. Three of us were taken out by Elanor, our very calm and patient... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A really excellent introduction to sailing. The centre has a great atmosphere, very welcoming for us newbies. Three of us were taken out by Elanor, our very calm and patient instructor. We were interested in getting to grips with sailing a traditional boat at a leisurely pace. However the whether had us working hard as it was a bit choppy.... More 

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dunblane, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We visited the centre on a whim late on a thursday afternoon in June. Exactly what we hoped for, helpful staff, well used but good quality canoes, easy hire process and a fair price. The place was very quiet and my only gripe was that we had to make an effort to find a staff member before we could get... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We ( my friends and I ) had a superb time last weekend on a level 1 RYA sailing course at this centre. The instructor was excellent and the staff really made us welcome. Nothing was too much trouble for them. They really made us feel special. My children went on the " kids week" and our eldest daughter (who... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Excellent, patient and very friendly instructors had me sailing at the level I wanted to achieve by the end of the week - even with fairly strong winds, interesting weather and my constant chatter! Have also visited the centre with our children and can't recommend it highly enough.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Fun, bit cold if you stay up on deck tho!! very helpful staff, great views, nice bar area. I suggest you get in the boat asap and find a nice cozy spot and you aren't overly bothered about the scenery, if the weather is nice.... get a good seat up on deck!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We invited some friends up from Essex for their first ever Ullswater experience, in fact, their first ever time in The Lake District. The sun was shinning and the itinerary was action-packed. We'd booked 2 canoes to be lashed together & ready for a keen 9:30am start........and we got a pirates flag thrown in for good measure! We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Me and my dad did our level 1 RYA dinghy sailing course at the glen riding sailing centre on the beautiful lake Ulswater. Ever since then we get down to Ulswater at least a couple of times a year. For our level 3 course we had Steve who was incredibly friendly and a great teacher (very patient!). I told him... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A three day course which was both educational and fun. Steve who runs the centre was both welcoming and helpful and Gordon our instructor, knowledgeable and patient. The boat was suitable for our needs and well maintained and the on-shore accommodation was also to a good (and warm) standard. We would thoroughly recommend to others a sailing course from this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

My poor skills and sudden stronger blow of wind turn our boat upside down. Despite being quite far away the rescue team arrived almost immediately. Thanks a lot guys!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We participated in the Pirate Treasure hunt for my friends hen party. The centre were incredibly helpful and friendly. The were able to change the session to avoid bad weather. We had such good fun, despite the wind and rain. When we finally accepted that mother nature wouldn't let us complete the 2nd half of the course, the leaders were... More 

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Additional Information about Glenridding Sailing Centre

Address: Address: The Spit, Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
Phone Number: 017684 82541
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Glenridding
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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