Water Sports

The North York moors contains many lakes and reservoirs that are suitable for water sports. Scaling Dam and Wykeham Lakes both offer the chance to canoe or sail in dinghies. Ruswarp offers rowing and canoeing. The real strength of the appeal for water sports in North Yorkshire lies in the coastal area. This allows those who have a great spirit of adventure to take on a variety of pursuits from sailing to wind surfing, jet skiing and even para gliding. For experienced sailors, it is even possible to rent out a small fishing boat and go and try to haul a catch with friends.