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Great value, great staff... just great!

A few of our party wanted to do a bit of kayaking and try paddleboarding. This was just the place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eglons
Easy fun activity

Hired 2 person canoes for an hour’s fun paddling on Derwent Water. Easy to find, friendly service... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
cathy0536
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Off the B5289 Borrowdale Road | Lodore Boat Landings, Keswick CA12 5UX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few of our party wanted to do a bit of kayaking and try paddleboarding. This was just the place, attentive staff, good equipment, free parking (in the Mary Mount Hotel), all kit provided and a huge expanse of water to explore direct from the...More

Thank Eglons
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Hired 2 person canoes for an hour’s fun paddling on Derwent Water. Easy to find, friendly service - just rang and booked the day before and directed to parking in Mary mount hotel - just a short walk through the gardens to the hire centre....More

Thank cathy0536
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Looked for an afternoon kayaking on Derwentwater and contacted Plattyplus they day before who booked us in for the next day. Friendly welcome and obtained a free pass for the nearby parking at Mary Mount hotel. With my wife and 13yr old daughter and we...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed August 15, 2018

A small family run business at quite end of Derwent water. Helpful knowledgeable staff. Taught my children paddle boarding and sailing. You can also hire rowing boats and canoes to explore this beautiful end of the lake. The staff take safety seriously and give good...More

Thank nicholaswilliams287
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Visited twice this holiday, firstly for an instructor kayak session and second, just hired kayaks. Lovely people, fantastic experience and good prices. Superb with my daughter who has special needs which made for a fantastic day out! Our whole group enjoyed it and I wouldn't...More

Thank Rachael E
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The people that run this business are so knowledgeable and friendly- novice paddle boarders and Kayakers are made to feel really welcome and well supported. We decided to head out on a windy day and took our two boys ( aged 12 and 14) for...More

Thank suzanne H
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time on the rowing boat lovely owners of the business and great prices. Thankyou very much!

Thank daniellels31
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Actually nothing. Very kind and helpful advice from the lady who kitted us out. Came back from an hour and a half on Derwent Water remarkably dry (except the dog- can’t have everything).

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We went for a paddle boarding trip last week. Went for an hour, but should have done two, it was such fun. We started off on our knees, but all ended up standing. Derwentwater is so peaceful and there’s not many other people round there,...More

Thank JemOxford
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Staying in Keswick, we wanted a day in the lake. Platty + were spot on when we hired a canoe. We just turned up and hired a boat; no hefty deposit or Draconian rules! We had a lovely day on the lake and would definitely...More

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