Single and Double Kayaks. Tandem, Family and Rafted Canoes. Individual, Family and Monster Stand Up Paddleboards. All these can be hired. Tuition or guided tours are available for individuals or groups of up to 5. We will open on a limited booking’s basis only from the 4th July 2020. At Platty + our aim has […]
Platty + offers a unique opportunity to work in a wonderful environment and we are currently on the lookout for the right person to fill the post of seasonal water sports instructor. Visit our Staff Page and scroll down to the Vacancies section for more information. We are looking for an enthusiastic person to be […]
John and Duncan launching Gift of the Gael, our #Viking Long Ship #Derwentwater. Preparing for our first Viking Experience day this year with Burtonwood Community Primary School during their stay Glaramara Hotel & Activity Centre Visit Keswick the lake district
Looking for group water sport activities. Check out this Youtube video of the fun Cumbria Christian Youth Camp have whilst visiting Platty + during their summer camp https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WXu79MqCLeg#menu
We are very excited to welcome our new assistant manager ~ Duncan Firth. Duncan has great experience working all over the UK and Europe but for the last few years has settled back home working in a number of centres around Cumbria before this move to Platty +.
“I just love kayaking” Latest addition to Platty+’s staff, British Canoeing team GB superstar Connor Turner. Connor has just been selected to represent GB in June at Augsburg in the River Racing Senior World Cup and the Under 23’s World Championship, in July, in Austria. So come and meet him, whether it’s a fun taster […]
Fiona Forster Thanks for having me! Great couple of days in beautiful sunshine… watch out for me sailing backwards down the lake next time I’m across! We can run a sailing course for you, just contact us. 2 candidates have successfully completed their R.Y.A. Seamanship Skills course over 2 days. Brilliant wind conditions for all […]
A gang of Platty + staff and friends attended a @RYA VHF Short Range Certificate course to update ourselves on the new advances in the radios we use to assist in the smooth running of our sessions on the water. Great use of a bad weather day. We were all successful in passing the course.
Maryport Junior in Gift of the Gael Maryport Junior School visited us for the first time to experience a Day as a Viking. Two year 5 classes come on two consecutive days and what a difference. Beech class came first and had flat calm waters to practise rowing whilst Ash experienced the thrill of sailing. Accompanying [...]
Established in 1985, Platty+ is a small, friendly, family run water sports business based on the shores of Derwentwater, Keswick in the heart of Cumbrias Lake District.
Open 1st March to 31st October for hire. Call us if you require anything outside this period.
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Tel: 016973 71069