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Welcome to Glenridding Sailing Centre – set in a picturesque location on the shores of Ullswater, the Lakeland village of Glenridding was described by Wainwright as ‘The loveliest square mile in all of Lakeland’.



Glenridding Sailing Centre Opening Dates 2021

We are open for hire to everyone from 17th May on a 5 day week basis initially – the Centre will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

**** Half Term Holidays **** We will be open every day for hire from 20th May through to 7th June

**** Summer Holidays **** We will be open every day for hire from 8th July through to 6th September

Online booking is now open on this basis

Launchers – the centre is open for those keeping boats with us. Safety cover and tractor launching/recovery will be available when the centre is open for hire during normal opening hours.

Group Activities – the centre is taking bookings for group activities taking place on or after 17th May

Tuition, Kids Weeks, Swallows & Amazons – we are hoping that the proposed lifting of social distancing  regs on 21st June will enable us to restart tuition and enable us to run a program of kids activities over the summer holidays, however until we have more definite news on this we’re not taking any bookings. Please contact us if you would like to be notified when booking opens.

Please check the Covid-19 page for further information and previous announcements.

We offer a wide range of RYA Sailing Courses, Children’s Events and Activities, Corporate Entertainment and Group Activities, Sailing Boat & Canoe Hire, Launching Facilities & Storage. Whether you are new to water sports or a seasoned sailor, our friendly experienced team will be able to get you out on the water, enjoying the stunning views on arguably England’s most beautiful lake. Our Hire Fleet includes double and single kayaks, Canadian Canoes, sailing dinghies and our very lovely, extremely popular Traditional Boats. Gaff Rigged, safe, stable, easy to sail, and perfect for exploring the delightful bays and islands of Ullswater. Please take a look around our website for more information on what we do, and don’t forget to check out our OFFERS + EVENTS page for fantastic savings and exciting upcoming events. If you have any questions, please do contact us and we will do our best to help. Thank you, and we hope to see you soon! The Team at Glenridding Sailing Centre Glenridding Sailing Centre – sailing tuition and boat hire – Lake District.