Windermere Challenge

Windermere Challenge

Paddle The Length of Windermere11 miles2-4 hoursIntermediate

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!

Register and Upload Your Time

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 minsNot specified
2Gary and Oscar Partridge30th May 20181 hr 40 minsNot specified
3Craig Duff and Steph Roberts19th August 20161 hr 41 minsNot specified
4Bill Sharpe15th August 20171 hr 41 minsNot specified
5Matthew and Jasmyn Thomas30th May 20181 hr 44 minsNot specified
6Paul Postill and Cassie Byers15th August 20171 hr 44 minsNot specified
7Mark and Samuel Jadav29th May 20181 hr 56 minsNot specified
8Patrick Kinsella, Richard Snow and Neil Gilmour8th July 20171 hr 59 minsNot specified
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14Steve and Julie Watt1st November 20152 hrs 32 minsNot specified
15Milton Keynes Canoe Club30th April 20162 hrs 40 minsNot specified
16Joseph Rosenfeld1st August 20152 hrs 41 minsNot specified
17Slea Paddlers (Dane Butler, Richard Aden, Barry Mair, Patricia Matthews, Brian Wardell, Harrison Wardell, Eve Russell, Amy Callaby)9th April 20162 hrs 50 minsNot specified
18Graham Wells24th May 20152 hrs 50 minsNot specified
19Chris Bowler20th January 20192 hrs 54 mins 17 secsTouring/Sea Kayak
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23Patrick and Stephanie Wallace18th June 20163 hrs 16 minsNot specified
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32Slea Paddlers (Robert Huckle, AManda Huckle, Matthew Huckle, Ryan Tittershall, Matthew Settle, Joe March, Dane Butler)29th April 20173 hrs 45 minsNot specified
33Chris Moore, Ilona Ulme and Kaysee the dog.3rd August 20173 hrs 45 minsNot specified
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35Sian Sykes14th May 20164 hrsStand Up Paddle Board
36Andrew Fryer-Kelsey, Joshua Fryer-Kelsey and Tim Redfern19th August 20184 hrs 2 minsNot specified
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38Shropshire Paddlesport16th August 20164 hrs 15 minsNot specified
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