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Lakeland Canoe Club

Short Notice Circumnavigation of Walney Island with options


Event details

The Weather looks favourable for a change. So a last minute plan to paddle around Walney Island.

A paddle anticlockwise around the island. Starting and Finishing at Earnse Bay.

There is the option to Meet the trip at Roa Island Ferry Jetty at 12:30 and finish at Earnse Bay, or meet at us Jubilee Bridge around 13:30 and paddle around the North End to Finish at Earnse Bay. To do either of these you would need to arrange a shuttle. If you would like to do either of these options contact me directly this evening. (07835 448621)

1. Event co-ordinator Sten Sture

2. Trip Leader leader Sten Sture

3. Trip type: Sea

4. Level of ability : Intermediate or better

5. Date: Sunday 6th March

6. Venue : Walney Island

7. Meet location / time : Meet at Earnse Bay 09:00 with the aim of being on the water soon after. http://streetmap.co.uk/map?X=317017&Y=469952&A=Y&Z=120

8. Meet to arrange shuttle: Non Required unless you want to take one of the shorter options listed below.

9. Anything else: 

The aim is to have a nice leisurely and sociable paddle with a stop at Roa Island and North End Hawes. Bring a flask and a sandwich along with calm weather and sunshine.

This trip is 30km long with tidal assistance for the majority of the way. Depending on the wind speed and direction there may be some slight over falls in Scarth Channel as we round North End Hawes

The weather forecast is is sunny with a maximum temperature of 8 C Wind starting at F3 from the NE dropping to F2 and moving around to the NW later in the day

Tide height is 9.26m.

HW Barrow is at 13:45 so aim to be on the water by 09:30 latest

Should arrive at the finish before 17:30

Sea kayaks only. 

RSVP limit set at 6 

Please read notes re trips here:


I am happy to co-ordinate and lead the trip. However, as we will be a team, we are jointly responsible for each other’s safety on the water.

Please ensure you carry the correct kit for the trip you are attending.

RSVP by 22:30 Saturday 5th March.

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