Where to kayak and canoe

Kayaking in the sea off Middle Beach, Studland, Dorset

There are lots of options for kayaking and canoeing at our places across the UK. In some places, you can hire the boats and all the kit you'll need or join a group. In other places, you can take off on your own adventure. Here's our guide to top spots and what they offer.

Canoes and people on Derwent Water beach, Keswick

Derwent Water 

Derwent Water, also known as ‘Queen of the Lakes’ is nestled in the idyllic Borrowdale Valley. You can explore the islands on your own vessel or rent boats from hire centres around the lake.

Activities at our places

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