Canoeing taster sessions are on offer at Brockhole Visitor Centre, in the tranquil waters of Windermere, right through the summer.

Short sessions for children aged seven and over take place on Sunday at 10.30am, 11.45am, 1pm, 2.30pm and 3.45pm – with kids and family groups are guaranteed an 'oar-some' time learning the basics with experts.

A change of clothing is recommended and booking is advised. Call 0845-272-0004 to find out more and to book.