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Lakeland Canoe Club

XMAS flat water Paddle Mk 2


Event details

Update Friday 30th: meet as planned. Winds should be light but direction seems to differ between forecasts. Temperature around 6 C and a chance of some rain so dress accordingly.

See you there meet at 10:00 to be on the water by 10:30


Xmas flat water paddle 2022 will be Coniston Water from Brown Howe

Santa hats etc and festive adornment optional.

1. Event co-ordinator Sten Sture

2. Trip Leader leader Sten Sture + hopefully others

3. Trip type: Lake

4. Level of ability : All

5. Date: Saturday 17th December

6. Venue : Coniston Water

7. Meet location / time : 10:00 Brown Howe Car Park http://streetmap.co.uk/map?X=329140&Y=491147&A=Y&Z=120

This is a pay and display car park ( not sure about the rates ) there is free parking in laybys on the lake side of the A5084 just North of the carpark, if you prefer.

8. Meet to share lifts at: Share lifts if you can

9. Anything else: 

The Aim is to have a social paddle.

Any Boats and any ability welcome. We will decide on the day which direction, and how far to paddle based on the conditions and participants. A plan might be to take a tour around the South End of the Lake down to Allen Tarn and then a visit to Peel Island around 5km, we could do more.

Dress up warm.

Trip should be around 3 hours, bring lunch and hot drink.

There may the option to visit a café after the trip.

We should be able to do something but the trip may be cancelled if there is severe weather.

Check here from 18:00 on Friday 30th for confirmation that the trip is running and any updates.

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 at least 1 day before the event

Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.

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