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Platty - Day Adventures

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Off the B5289 Borrowdale Road | Lodore Boat Landings, Keswick CA12 5UX, England
+44 17687 76572
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Great fun

We hired a double kayak and spend 2 happy hours paddling around Derwent Water. The staff were very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RunnymedeParkins
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
Great fun!

Girls fun afternoon on the viking longboat! Friendly welcome and despite none of us knowing what we... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Barbara S
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Off the B5289 Borrowdale Road | Lodore Boat Landings, Keswick CA12 5UX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We hired a double kayak and spend 2 happy hours paddling around Derwent Water. The staff were very helpful, explained where we were and weren't allowed to go and the equipment was all in good condition. We landed on some of islands to explore them...More

Thank RunnymedeParkins
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Girls fun afternoon on the viking longboat! Friendly welcome and despite none of us knowing what we were doing we had a great time on the water. John was brilliant and wasn't put off by the 'fun' viking helmets. Will be going back to try...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Have had a brilliant 3 mornings spent with the staff at platty+ very knowledgeable about the area. Ryan took us out canoeing on day one then kayaking on day two then Chris took us SUP boarding day three. Perfect small business so you get a...More

Thank suzanne s
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our family had always wanted to try paddle boarding, so when we visited family in the Lakes we booked an hours tuition with Platty+. It's a family run business & everyone was so friendly & helpful. John is a fabulous instructor, he was so patient...More

Thank joanne l
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We hired a canoe to pootle around the lake. Found this a really friendly business, very helpful, and all at a reasonable price. Top marks.

Thank marko1959
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We hired a canoe for an hour on a hot sunny day and it was great fun. It was such a nice setting to canoe on Derwentwater. We had enough time to get to an island and have a quick look around before taking the...More

Thank MrsElfa
Reviewed 13 November 2016

A complete Lake District highlight, in the hands of the wisest and kindest of hosts. We had the most fantastic day with John during autumn half term. It felt like pure joy to be out on beautiful Derwent Water, which we had seen the day...More

Thank marfisa900
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Had spotted Platty+ when we'd taken the launch to Lodore and we were keen to take an open canoe on to the lake but had one little problem - we had 2 collies with us and didn't know how they'd take to life on the...More

2  Thank Jason42
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We booked two canoes and one kyak with Platty+ and had a fantastic time on Derwentwater. The owners were very helpful and informative (even supplying us with a waterproof box to keep our mobile phone in). Would defininately do this again and highly recommend it.

Thank deniserae2013
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a slightly shorter session on the lake....bit windy! Staff friendly and professional in how they gave us information and guidance. Flexible with the duration of the booking...will definately return.

Thank Alison W
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