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ORCA

CANOE BUILDING WORKSHOPS

IN THE LAKE DISTRICT - POOLEY BRIDGE

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GREETINGS

Welcome to Open River Canoe Adventures.....aka ORCA.  We are besotted canoe nuts, who run Canadian canoe building workshops from a submarine testing station, on the shores of Ullswater, a short walk from Pooley Bridge, in the AMAZING Lake District.

 

For 2022 we have our 14ft LAKELANDER super stable and easy to build canoe.

The courses are super chilled, music playing, tea brewing, paint flying things of creation. You don't need any wood working skills, as the stages are really simple and loads of fun.

 

Come on your own, or bring friends and family along to help out at no extra cost and make a holiday out of it. Upon completion, the canoe is yours to keep.

FREE STUFF (model canoe!!)

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2022 DATES 

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29th - 31st March 2022 ( FULL )

12th - 14th April 2022 ( FULL )

25th - 27th April 2022 ( FULL )

9th - 11th May 2022 ( FULL )

23rd - 25th May 2022 ( FULL )

6th - 8th June 2022 ( FULL )

21st - 23rd June 2022 ( FULL )

4th - 6th July 2022 (FULL)

22nd - 24th July 2022 ( FULL )

5th - 7th August 2022 ( FULL )

12th 14th August 2022 ( FULL )

19th 21st August 2022 ( FULL )

12th - 14th September 2022 ( 1 spot left )

3rd - 5th October 2022

Don't have time to build your canoe, we also build canoes for sale. 

Check out our shop to see what we currently have for sale or feel free to contact us if you wish to commission a build, You can choose either the Lakelander or Prospector in any size, colour or seat configuration you would like. Lead time is around 2 weeks.

CANOE KITS

GIFT CARD

Give a loved one, friend or family member a canoe building workshop as a present by giving them a gift card.

 

NO NEED TO BOOK A DATE

Not sure what date you would like to book? .. just give them the gift card and they can choose a date they like.

CANOE PLANS