Frequently asked questions. If you still have have a question please give us a call on 07843050888 or email email@example.com. We’re always happy to help.
Stand up paddle boarding or SUP is the fastest growing sports in the UK. The boards look like surf boards and are paddled using a single blade paddle from a standing or kneeling position. The simplicity and versatility of SUP means they can be ridden on lakes, river and the sea. It’s easy to learn and great fun as well as being an excellent ow impact full body workout at your chosen intensity.
Yes, when you book with lake District Paddle Boarding you will get a SUP board, leash, paddle and PFD/ Buoyancy aid. Wet suits are provided if required at a cost of £5 pp. We recommend you bring a drink and a snack which can be taken on the the water.
Shorts and a T shirt are fine for an introductory session on a warm sunny day, although we do recommend wetsuits, you can hire these at a cost of £5. We advise require all participants to wear old trainers or water shoes as the lake shore is rocky in places.
Don’t forget to pack dry clothes and a dry shoes as well as a towel.
Lake District paddle boarding run intro sessions, private family sessions, lake and river tours on Derwentwater, Ullswater, Coniston Water and Windermere.
Being able to swim is not essential as you will be wearing a buoyancy aid/PFD personal floatation device that we provide, you will also be attached to your board via the board leash.
Anyone can paddle board, the minimum age for our intro sessions is from 11 upwards and 14 years for our Tours. All children under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. For Families with younger children you will need to book a dedicated Private Session. These can be booked on our website.
Half day introductory paddle board lesson: £50 pp
Half day Lake SUP Tours: £55 pp.
Half day private SUP session: £60 pp minimum 4people.
We don’t offer Board Hire however for experienced paddle boarders we do offer a down Wind Trips, Lake and River Tours as well as progression sessions and specialist trips.
Yes there are a number of good Hotels and group accommodation providers very close by, go to our accommodation page to find out more.
Our trips are all designed for existing paddleboarders or beginners a good level of fitness.
Most of the lakes in the lake District are great for SUP especially Derwent Water, Windermere, Coniston and Ullswater. We advise paddle boarders not to venture on to rivers without a qualified instructor. As without specialist river running knowledge you are putting yourself into a potentially life threatening situation.
Instructors at Lake District paddle boarding hold NGB SUP instructor qualifications as well as first aid and other adventure activity qualification.
No!, we meet all our guests at our lake side Car park, Parking is not included in the session cost. If you need help getting to the meet points drop us a line , we’re always happy to help out.
Cumbria have some of the best Pubs in the country and we are blessed to have some great lake side venues right where we paddle.