Windermere Challenge

Windermere Challenge

Challenge Distance Time Type
Paddle The Length of Windermere 11 miles 2-4 hours Intermediate

Lake Windemere Challenge


Part of the Three Lakes Challenge

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Escape the hustle and bustle by the shoreline of this popular lake and enjoy relative tranquility out on the water. There’s nothing quite like experiencing this beautiful lake from the water itself. The challenge route gives you a brand new perspective of a sometimes crowded summertime spot, and the best bit? You can challenge yourself to set the fastest time on the leaderboard too!

With careful, sensible planning and ensuring you follow safety guidance, the Windermere Challenge Route is an enjoyable intermediate level challenge set in beautiful surroundings. Good luck and make sure you read all of the safety guidance within the information pack below before embarking on your adventure!

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Completed the challenge? Then use the button below to register yourself and upload your time. We'll send you a certificate of congratulations. You'll also get on the Leaderboard.


1Gary Partridge and Oscar Partridge15th August 20171 hr 35 mins Not specified
2Claire Jackson & Jenny Spencer17th July 20191 hr 36 mins 31 secsK2 Kayak
3Gary and Oscar Partridge30th May 20181 hr 40 mins Not specified
4Bill Sharpe15th August 20171 hr 41 mins Not specified
5Craig Duff and Steph Roberts19th August 20161 hr 41 mins Not specified
6Paul Postill and Cassie Byers15th August 20171 hr 44 mins Not specified
7Matthew and Jasmyn Thomas30th May 20181 hr 44 mins Not specified
8CAMERON AND LEE ANNE CRAWFORD 25th September 20211 hr 52 mins Touring/Sea Kayak
9Mark and Samuel Jadav29th May 20181 hr 56 mins Not specified
10Patrick Kinsella, Richard Snow and Neil Gilmour8th July 20171 hr 59 mins Not specified
11Nick and Dave Watt1st November 20152 hrs 1min mins Not specified
12Paul Bradford7th July 20202 hrs 3 mins 22 secsStand Up Paddle Board
13Ella and Miriam Walsworth-Bell29th May 20182 hrs 9 mins Not specified
14Allistair Swinsco21st June 20172 hrs 19 mins Not specified
15Peninsula Canoe Club4th July 20152 hrs 20 mins Not specified
16Elaine Nunns30th July 20162 hrs 23 mins Not specified
17Jennie Williams8th August 20212 hrs 32 mins Stand Up Paddle Board
18Steve and Julie Watt1st November 20152 hrs 32 mins Not specified
19Allistair Swinsco, Dean Dunbar, Ian Cormack17th July 20162 hrs 34 mins 3 secsStand Up Paddle Board
20Vincent Boyle and Philip Pearson - Trailblazers17th June 20192 hrs 35 mins Touring/Sea Kayak
21Avon Aardvarks Canoe Club21st May 20222 hrs 35 mins 5 secsOpen Canoe
22Milton Keynes Canoe Club30th April 20162 hrs 40 mins Not specified
23Joseph Rosenfeld1st August 20152 hrs 41 mins Not specified
24Craig Atkinson19th August 20192 hrs 41 mins 9 secsTouring/Sea Kayak
25Aubin de Gruchy19th August 20192 hrs 41 mins 9 secsTouring/Sea Kayak
26Chris Partington & Eric Lunt12th August 20192 hrs 42 mins Recreational Kayak
27Ian Barrington25th July 20232 hrs 48 mins 30 secsStand Up Paddle Board
28Slea Paddlers (Dane Butler, Richard Aden, Barry Mair, Patricia Matthews, Brian Wardell, Harrison Wardell, Eve Russell, Amy Callaby)9th April 20162 hrs 50 mins Not specified
29Graham Wells24th May 20152 hrs 50 mins Not specified
30Chris Bowler20th January 20192 hrs 54 mins 17 secsTouring/Sea Kayak
31Hannah wood17th August 20222 hrs 55 mins Recreational Kayak
32Andrew Tween and Grant Seaton29th October 20172 hrs 55 mins Not specified
33Chris HOLLAND16th September 20232 hrs 58 mins Recreational Kayak
34Peter Frost and Stephen Grant15th August 20172 hrs 59 mins Not specified
35Robin Hurst16th September 20232 hrs 59 mins 7 secsRecreational Kayak
36Alan Minister and Tim Styles3rd June 20183 hrs 11 mins Not specified
37U Idiots 226th June 20213 hrs 15 mins Inflatable Kayak
38U Idiots 226th June 20213 hrs 15 mins Inflatable Kayak
39Patrick and Stephanie Wallace18th June 20163 hrs 16 mins Not specified
40Vicky Nield and Richard Taylor17th June 20173 hrs 18 mins Not specified
41Jo Laird16th May 20193 hrs 20 mins Stand Up Paddle Board
42Dan Flanders, Ian Flanders and Oliver Knight25th August 20173 hrs 25 mins Not specified
43Foxy & Garland26th May 20193 hrs 27 mins 20 secsTouring/Sea Kayak
44Mark Jeffs23rd July 20203 hrs 28 mins Stand Up Paddle Board
45Jason Wheeldon and Dan Tonkins1st July 20183 hrs 29 mins Not specified
46William, Caden and Oliver Horsley7th April 20163 hrs 29 mins Not specified
47Gary Sharples and Ben Lawry1st September 20183 hrs 30 mins Not specified
48Team HC1st May 20163 hrs 30 mins Not specified
49Chris and Christine Eves2nd May 20173 hrs 35 mins Not specified
50Sutton Coldfield Sea Cadets18th August 20183 hrs 40 mins Not specified
51Chris Moore, Ilona Ulme and Kaysee the dog.3rd August 20173 hrs 45 mins Not specified
52Slea Paddlers (Robert Huckle, AManda Huckle, Matthew Huckle, Ryan Tittershall, Matthew Settle, Joe March, Dane Butler)29th April 20173 hrs 45 mins Not specified
53The Dowson Family10th October 20153 hrs 51mns mins Not specified
54Sian Sykes14th May 20164 hrs Stand Up Paddle Board
55Andrew Fryer-Kelsey, Joshua Fryer-Kelsey and Tim Redfern19th August 20184 hrs 2 mins Not specified
56Paige E & Luis W18th March 20224 hrs 11 mins 3 secsStand Up Paddle Board
57Roger Chandler1st October 20164 hrs 12 mins Not specified
58Shropshire Paddlesport16th August 20164 hrs 15 mins Not specified
59Katrina Greenall19th June 20174 hrs 25 mins Not specified
60Lizzie James23rd March 20224 hrs 34 mins 58 secsStand Up Paddle Board
61Kate Sharples, Barbara Broderick and Ruth24th May 20155 hrs Not specified
62Paula Sharples and Alan Blackburn24th January 20155 hrs 15 mins Not specified
63Ollie Nawrat29th October 20216 hrs 32 mins 44 secsStand Up Paddle Board
64Leam Boat Centre - Children and Adults22nd September 20166 hrs 35 mins Not specified
65Nathan Parry6th May 20178 hrs 4 mins Not specified