Stand-up Paddleboarding in the Lake District

Beautiful places to paddleboard in Cumbria

Author: Jo Moseley

Paperback publication date: 02 May 2024

Paperback ISBN: 9781839812224

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Stand-up Paddleboarding in the Lake District by Jo Moseley is the essential guide for anyone interested in discovering and enjoying this popular sport at its leading UK location – the stunning Lake District National Park.

Stand-up Paddleboarding in the Lake District is the essential guide for anyone interested in discovering and enjoying this popular sport at its leading UK location – the stunning Lake District National Park.

Jo Moseley, passionate paddleboarder and adventurer advocate, writes with a friendly voice about her SUP experiences – you’ll really feel like you’re out on the water with her. Take to the gentle shores of Grasmere stopping for a picnic along the way, appreciate the majestic scenery on a paddle across Derwent Water, enjoy sunset from your board at Buttermere, or traverse the remote and rugged Wast Water – it’s up to you how adventurous you want to be. You will be sure to see an entirely different side of the Lakes out on the water on your paddleboard.

There is detailed, practical information provided for each lake: you’ll discover the best launch spots, where to paddle to once you’re out on the water, how to get to the lake, where to stop for a well-earned coffee and cake afterwards, and where to stay for your own SUP adventure. The book is illustrated with stunning photography and handy maps are provided of the lakes so you can visualise the landscape. Jo also takes you through essential safely advice, how to choose your paddle and board, what to carry with you, and some top tips for if you want to SUP with a pup. Also, Jo discusses how to enjoy this sport in as low impact a way as possible, with everything from sustainable travel choices to biosecurity.

Jo Moseley came to stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) aged fifty-one and knew immediately it was something very special. She’s built a reputation as a speaker, is the host of The Joy of SUP – The Paddleboarding Sunshine Podcast and has a regular column in SUP Mag UK called Paddleboarding for Good. In 2019, she became the first woman to paddleboard coast to coast, picking up litter and fundraising for the 2 Minute Foundation and The Wave Project. A film about her journey, Brave Enough – A Journey Home to Joy has been shown at prestigious adventure festivals. She has spoken at a Royal Geographical Society event and at Southampton Boat Show to encourage more women into paddleboarding. After publishing her first bestselling book, Stand-up Paddleboarding in Great Britain, in 2022, Jo jumped at the chance to share her experiences of paddleboarding in one of the best places in the UK, and where she took her first lesson, resulting in her latest book, Stand-up Paddleboarding in the Lake District. @jomoseley

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