King Pocky's Derwent Water Regatta 2018

A weekend of family fun on and beside Derwent Water. In the spirit of the eccentric 18th-century owner of Derwent Island, Joseph 'King Pocky' Pocklington, if you like messing around on the water with the whole family, then this is the event for you.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

A join-in-and-take-part event with low cost watersports for beginners and FREE family activities on our free to access parkland. Taster sessions in sailing, canoeing, paddleboarding and more, plus all the fun of a traditional summer fair, water play, balance bikes, wild art, side stalls, refreshments and competitions.

The basics

Booking details
Call 017687 74649
Suitability
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
The fair, stalls and actvities are taking place on Crow Park. The post code for your sat nav is CA12 5DJ.
What to bring and wear
If you are joining in the boating activities you should bring a change of clothing in case you get wet. If you are jumping over waves you might need wellies; and the park can get muddy if it's wet.
Accessibility
Crow Park is a grass field sloping down to the water's edge.
Other
Crow Park is within easy walking distance of several car parks in Keswick, the nearest one is Lakeside Car Park (CA12 5DJ). There is a regular bus service (Stagecoach) which stops near Crow Park. Free entry and activities; charges apply to taster sessions.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
7 July 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Available
8 July 2018 10:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
North Lakes Office
Email
northlakes@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 017687 74649

Upcoming events

Derwent Island House Open Days 2018

Wed 30 May 2018
10:15-12:45
Your adventure begins by canoe, a peaceful paddle across this short stretch of Derwent Water to the intriguing little island. Discover the reality of life on the island past and present, indoors and out. Enjoy the gardens, grounds and amazing views.

Force Crag Mine Open Day 2018

Fri 01 Jun 2018
10:30-15:00
Accessible only by foot, bike or National Trust 4x4, discover one of the Lakes most quirky yet fascinating secrets located in the stunning Coledale Valley, near Keswick - you'll love it even if you're not sure mining is quite your thing!

Keswick Mountain Festival 2018

Fri 08 Jun 2018
10:00-17:00
Join us for ranger-led guided walks and 'hands-on' conservation tasks at England's largest mountain festival where the National Trust is the official supported charity.

King Pocky's Derwent Water Regatta 2018

Sat 07 Jul 2018
10:00-16:00
A weekend of family fun on and beside Derwent Water. In the spirit of the eccentric 18th-century owner of Derwent Island, Joseph 'King Pocky' Pocklington, if you like messing around on the water with the whole family, then this is the event for you.