RYA Sailing School, The Lake District


Buy your Loved One one of our Gift Vouchers for an Unforgettable Sailing Experience on beautiful Ullswater

Please contact us for more information

RYA First Aid
(HSE approved)
20th September 2014

RYA Day Skipper Theory
(held over 3 consecutive weekends)

8th + 9th November 2014
15th + 16th November 2014
22nd + 23rd + 16th November 2014

Marine Radio Short Range Certificate

7th December 2014

RYA Level 2 Powerboat

dates available on request

RYA Dinghy Instructor

Summer dates available, please contact us for more information

Swallows & Amazons!

Fun filled, action packed Adventure Days!

2015 dates to be announced soon

Glenridding Sailing Centre → HOME

Get yourself afloat amongst the stunning scenery of Ullswater in the English Lake District! The Glenridding Sailing Centre provides a wide range of sailing dinghies and traditional boats, canoes + kayaks.

Expert sailing tuition by friendly, patient RYA qualified staff is available in our boats or indeed your own if it's suitable.

If you are thinking of bringing your own boat to this fabulous location you may launch and use the facilities on the site for a small daily or weekly fee. If you would like to keep your boat here throughout the season, then check out our launching + storage fees.

Safety boat cover, and qualified + experienced help, are on hand every day during the sailing season (typically March to end-October).


Dates confirmed: RYA Day Skipper Course - running over 3 consecutive weekends 8th+ 9th, 15th + 16th and 22nd + 23rd November 2014

017684 82541 for more information or to book

Children's Outdoor Education


Fun-filled multi activity days with the emphasis on sailing. We are running several Kids Weeks! throughout the year, please click here for more information.


Following the success of our Swallows + Amazons Adventure Weekends, we will be running two action-packed Adventure Days in August, please click here for more information.

Kids Week! Dates for 2014 Swallows + Amazons! Dates for 2014
Sadly no more Kids Weeks! running in 2014 - however please watch this space as 2015 dates will be announced soon! Ahoy me hearties! Our 2014 dates were all fully booked and a huge success, please watch this space for our 2015 dates!