Raft Building  

Budding Engineers and Waterbabies combined 

Raft building is the classic boat building and testing challenge. 

When the teams are ready you will be issued with a rationed amount of materials and limited amount of time to create a functioning water craft. 

When your time runs out it is time for the testing phase, can your boat stand up to the rigorous testing and can your team complete the challenges. 

Full Day Watersports options: 

Raft Building + Canoeing 

Raft building and canoeing operate from the same site at South Windermere so its  a great opportunity to combine the acivities.  Our full day activities work out amazing value for money.  

Raft Building + Bushcraft Lunch 

Stay on the site and cook your own 3 course lunch with our bushcraft instructors 

Upgragde to Bushcraft Lunch and aft - £25 per person 

"Go For It!" with Raft Build finale 

"Go For It!" is our challenge activty day for larger groups. 

It finishes with Raft Building races to establish the winner, however the winner is likley  to be the team who does the best at the challneges throughout the day and therefore has the most money to spend on Raft Building resources. 

Great for work teams or competive Stag, Hen or Sten groups. 

From £38.50 for 2 hours 

*includes VAT

Per Person 

All equipment included

Minimum price is 4 persons for private sessions

Great for 


Individual Challenge

Stag Groups

All Abilities 

Can be adapted to those with mobility difficulties



Good shoes 

Activity Details and Pricing

Raft Building - South Windermere

Raftbuilding is great for all ages combining, engineering, construction, coordination and sence of humour tests in the 2 hours of activty.

Expect to get wet  if your skills are not up to scratch - very wet! 

Allow 3 Hours, £38.50 per person 

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Raft Building + Canoeing - South Windermere

Get out on the water for the whole day, combining Canoeing and Raft Building at our site based at the South end of Lake Windermere.  

The cafe at the site sells cake and sandwiches, alternatively there are some cracking spots to have a picnic between your activites.  Be prepared to get wet, it would be worth bringing a spare pair of clothes to change into mid-day. 

Allow 7 Hours, £58.50 per person

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Raft Build + Bushcraft Lunch

Have a ship-wrecked experience during this fun activity day based at our South Windermere site. The first dilema is how are you going to leave the Lake shores using these logs and barrels.  Together you will build a raft and then put her to 'Lake trials’.  Learn the skill of being able to light a fire using a spark and wood splitting, all of this helping you to create a feast lunch of pizzas or bread and other yummies! 

Allow 7 Hours, £63.50 per person

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Go For It + Raft Finale

This is good for those who want to be competitive!
Within each team you must decide how to delegate to complete as many mini challenges as possible. There are some more sedate mind-bending challenges and some more active orienteering-style challenges for the more energetic. Points accumulated go towards the final head-to-head challenge, building a raft and hoping it doesn’t sink during its water trials!

Allow 7 Hours, £98 per person

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Raft Building + Climbing

Two great activites based in the South of the Lake District. Combine Climbing and Raft Building for a fun filled day that the family will love. 
The cafe at the Raft Building venue sells lunches, alternatively it is a perfect picnic spot. 

Allow 7 Hours, £58.50 per person

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3 easy ways book your activities 

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Need different dates or times?
Give us a phone or drop us an enquiry and we'll set it up for you. 

From 9am to 5pm we are standing by the phones (Monday to Friday) 

Not sure what to choose, or just prefer to deal with a human - we totally get that - give us a ring and we'll happily set things up for you. 

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Our enquiry form tells us everything we need to know from you so that we can scurry around in the background checking availability etc.

By the time we reply we'll know what's possible and where best to go.  You can drop an enquiry any time of the day or night and get the ball rolling. 

You can also email us: info@activitiesinlakeland.co.uk

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