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  • Adventure Activities Licensing Authority
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Kayaking, £22-£45

Kayaking on Windermere

Kayaking on Windermere

Explore Windermere by kayak or canoe or paddle board. Wildlife and views. Island picnics and loads of fun! No experience necessary.


Hire a kayak and take to Windermere for a fresh perspective of the Lake District. From the best locations on Windermere you will have direct access to the lake. Explore the islands, take a picnic, jump in and have loads of fun. Great for groups and families. Multi activity discounts available. All instruction given by qualified and friendly staff. Available from Bowness on Windermere, and the Ambleside YHA, Waterhead near Ambleside.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Hire available from 9.30am to 4.30pm 7 days a week during warmer months usually Easter to end September. Please check the website for more up to date opening hours


A £5 discount per craft will be applied to the below prices if booked online in advance (at least 12 hours ahead) at

Single sit on top Kayaks £27 for 3 hours, £38 full day.
Double sit on top Kayaks, £30 for 3 hours, £45 for a full day.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Our Windermere shop is a hire point for bike hire. We also have venues at Bowness-on-Winderemere and Ambleside for bike hire, these two waterside venues also have paddlesport equipment to hire. Choose from canoes, kayaks and stand up paddle boards. For enquiries about hiring equipment for the water based activities please email


Total Adventure Bike Hire,
9 Church Street,
LA23 1AQ


Plan route to Total Adventure using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 397958  Lat: 54.38073 Long: -2.90523

Head to Windermere on the A591. We are on this road, next door to the NATWEST bank. We are within easy walking distance of Windermere Train station.

Parking in front of the shop is limited to 1 hour. To park for the day use Broad Street Car Park, LA23 2AB, it's a 5 minute walk to our shop from there.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Windermere station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesSteps and no ramp


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 1
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

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