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Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft

Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DJ, England
+44 17687 80145
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Amazing Scotland Canoeing Expidition!

Just back from yet another amazing Scottish canoeing trip with friends and our fantastic guide... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
AJSSuffolk
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River Spey Scotland Expedition Sept 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable experience, Paul (the guide) was extremely patient and good humoured... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
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We provide a range of canoeing and bushcraft activities to suit all ages, abilities and requirements - families, couples, individuals and groups are all welcome.Whether you choose a leisurely canoe session on Derwentwater, a fun-packed bushcraft day, or a week long classic canoe expedition in Scotland, we will ensure you have an incredible, unforgettable experience.For private coaching for small groups and individuals, please call us to discuss your requirements.Our aim is to deliver quality, hands-on, educational and fun outdoor experiences which give our customers a greater understanding and knowledge of our local area and the skills to enjoy the outdoor environment in a low impact way. All specialist equipment and instruction is provided, you just need to bring a sense of adventure!
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Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DJ, England
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Just back from yet another amazing Scottish canoeing trip with friends and our fantastic guide Paul. This is our second trip with Paul, and not only did we have a great time and being well looked after but Paul was on hand day and night...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable experience, Paul (the guide) was extremely patient and good humoured especially considering that I was the least experienced canoe paddler in the group and he good naturedly ensured that I practiced controlling the canoe far in advance of when the river became...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Absolutely Fabulous in every way! If you enjoy the natural world, beautiful scenery and fancy a bit of a 'feel good' challenge, or, maybe you just need your soul tank refuelling? this will give you all that and more - Just Do It! Even 24...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Paul's 1/2 day introduction to bushcraft and canoeing was a real high-point of this stag trip (best not discuss the low-points). Delicious bush-style eating, beautiful scenery and a laid-back but capable and knowledgeable guide. Highly recommended. Thanks Paul!

1  Thank Moyenda
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Just had a brilliant morning's canoing on Derwentwater with Paul in the Canadian canoe's. He was excellent in his knowledge of Canoing and also the places we visited on our trip. Would definately recommend this activity and this company.

Thank Les L
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We really enjoyed our day long adventure on Derwent Water with Mick. Firstly, we were very lucky with the weather - sunny, warm and calm. Secondly, Mick was an excellent guide, explaining things varefully and patiently. Our ten year old son went in his canoe...More

Thank myzornis
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Mike was a great instructor and guide on the canoe the view trip we took o Thursday 17th August 2017. Couldn't have had better weather. Really knowledgeable about the canoeing, trees and fungi. Would highly recommend. Thank you for a lovely 3 hour trip.

Thank Jillyflower1968
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Paul and freelancer Graham took our group of 12 on a 2 day paddle from Kettlewell car park at the South end of Derwentwater to the top of Bassenthwaite, overnighting in a private wood on the way. 2 great guys, 'proper' nice kit, excellent pre-event...More

Thank daveja2015
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Had a fantastic time with my children aged 10 and 11 canoeing and learning bushcraft skills. We travelled around the lake and stopped on 2 of the Islands. Our guide for the day Greame, was very knowledgeable and showed us many ways to light fires...More

Thank andrea h
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I booked the 3 hour canoe the lake as a treat for my husband's 40th. I was a little unsure what to expect, as neither of us have canoed before. What a brilliant day, so relaxed and chilled. It is a perfect experience for the...More

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Response from Craxster | Reviewed this property |
£170 for two days per person for the intro one.
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Response from paul w | Property representative |
Thanks so much for contacting us, and we'd be thrilled if you you and your family decided to join us for one of our session whilst you are in the area! On the 24th July we have the following sessions running - 10-1pm... More
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