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
2Claire Jackson & Jenny Spencer17th July 20191 hr 36 mins 31 secsK2 Kayak
3Gary and Oscar Partridge30th May 20181 hr 40 minsNot specified
4Bill Sharpe15th August 20171 hr 41 minsNot specified
5Craig Duff and Steph Roberts19th August 20161 hr 41 minsNot specified
6Matthew and Jasmyn Thomas30th May 20181 hr 44 minsNot specified
7Paul Postill and Cassie Byers15th August 20171 hr 44 minsNot specified
8Mark and Samuel Jadav29th May 20181 hr 56 minsNot specified
9Patrick Kinsella, Richard Snow and Neil Gilmour8th July 20171 hr 59 minsNot specified
10Nick and Dave Watt1st November 20152 hrs 1 minNot specified
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12Allistair Swinsco21st June 20172 hrs 19 minsNot specified
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14Elaine Nunns30th July 20162 hrs 23 minsNot specified
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16Allistair Swinsco, Dean Dunbar, Ian Cormack17th July 20162 hrs 34 mins 3 secsStand Up Paddle Board
17Vincent Boyle and Philip Pearson - Trailblazers17th June 20192 hrs 35 minsTouring/Sea Kayak
18Milton Keynes Canoe Club30th April 20162 hrs 40 minsNot specified
19Joseph Rosenfeld1st August 20152 hrs 41 minsNot specified
20Craig Atkinson19th August 20192 hrs 41 mins 9 secsTouring/Sea Kayak
21Aubin de Gruchy19th August 20192 hrs 41 mins 9 secsTouring/Sea Kayak
22Chris Partington & Eric Lunt12th August 20192 hrs 42 minsRecreational Kayak
23Slea Paddlers (Dane Butler, Richard Aden, Barry Mair, Patricia Matthews, Brian Wardell, Harrison Wardell, Eve Russell, Amy Callaby)9th April 20162 hrs 50 minsNot specified
24Graham Wells24th May 20152 hrs 50 minsNot specified
25Chris Bowler20th January 20192 hrs 54 mins 17 secsTouring/Sea Kayak
26Andrew Tween and Grant Seaton29th October 20172 hrs 55 minsNot specified
27Peter Frost and Stephen Grant15th August 20172 hrs 59 minsNot specified
28Alan Minister and Tim Styles3rd June 20183 hrs 11 minsNot specified
29Patrick and Stephanie Wallace18th June 20163 hrs 16 minsNot specified
30Vicky Nield and Richard Taylor17th June 20173 hrs 18 minsNot specified
31Jo Laird16th May 20193 hrs 20 minsStand Up Paddle Board
32Dan Flanders, Ian Flanders and Oliver Knight25th August 20173 hrs 25 minsNot specified
33Foxy & Garland26th May 20193 hrs 27 mins 20 secsTouring/Sea Kayak
34William, Caden and Oliver Horsley7th April 20163 hrs 29 minsNot specified
35Jason Wheeldon and Dan Tonkins1st July 20183 hrs 29 minsNot specified
36Gary Sharples and Ben Lawry1st September 20183 hrs 30 minsNot specified
37Team HC1st May 20163 hrs 30 minsNot specified
38Chris and Christine Eves2nd May 20173 hrs 35 minsNot specified
39Sutton Coldfield Sea Cadets18th August 20183 hrs 40 minsNot specified
40Slea Paddlers (Robert Huckle, AManda Huckle, Matthew Huckle, Ryan Tittershall, Matthew Settle, Joe March, Dane Butler)29th April 20173 hrs 45 minsNot specified
41Chris Moore, Ilona Ulme and Kaysee the dog.3rd August 20173 hrs 45 minsNot specified
42The Dowson Family10th October 20153 hrs 51mns minsNot specified
43Sian Sykes14th May 20164 hrsStand Up Paddle Board
44Andrew Fryer-Kelsey, Joshua Fryer-Kelsey and Tim Redfern19th August 20184 hrs 2 minsNot specified
45Roger Chandler1st October 20164 hrs 12 minsNot specified
46Shropshire Paddlesport16th August 20164 hrs 15 minsNot specified
47Katrina Greenall19th June 20174 hrs 25 minsNot specified
48Kate Sharples, Barbara Broderick and Ruth24th May 20155 hrsNot specified
49Paula Sharples and Alan Blackburn24th January 20155 hrs 15 minsNot specified
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