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The 3 Lakes Challenge

The 3 Lakes Challenge is one of the best challenges the Lake District has to offer, canoeing the lengths of the 3 largest Lakes: Windermere, Ullswater and Coniston in under 12 hours.

The canoes can be rafted together to form a very stable platform, we also have our own sails which means we can use nature to our advantage if the wind is blowing in the right direction.

You can make this challenge harder (only if you wish) by cycling between the lakes, making it a truly self propelled journey from start to finish.

All transport during the challenge, equipment, food & drinks are included. Photos are taken along the way, which will be sent to you after the event.

You will be accompanied by qualified instructors who will be on hand to help out should you need it.
If you have never paddled a canoe before – don’t worry as full training and guidance will be given. This event is aimed at complete beginners through to experienced paddlers.

The Lakes:

Windermere – Length: 10.5 miles, Depth: 219ft

Ullswater – Length: 7.5 miles, Depth: 205ft

Coniston Water – Length: 5 miles, Depth: 184ft