Discover White Water Kayaking

If you have ever fancied running the rapids on a river, then this is the course for you. You will learn a lot, do a lot of kayaking and if you are not superhuman your muscles will be aching by the end of the day!

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Half Day Kayaking Experience for 2 South Glamorgan

There is no better way to explore the magnificent scenery the Welsh countryside has to offer, than by kayaking through the clear waterways and reservoirs of the Brecon Beacons. Whether you are looking for a serene paddle across a flat water lake, or a thrilling white water adventure, you sure to find an experience to fulfill your desires, here in Merthyr Tydfil.Upon arrival at the outdoor activity centre, you will be welcomed by your expert guide and kitted out with all of the necessary safety gear. Helmets, wetsuits and buoyancy aids on, you'll be ready to select your paddles and head out on to the water. Based in such a prime location, you'll have your pick of paddling spots to choose from! Whether you are trying the age-old sport of kayaking for the first time and are looking to start off with a some family fun on the beautiful Pontsticill reservoir, or want to really push yourself with a white water session on the fast-flowing River Usk, you are sure to have the very best time. The centre's range of modern kayaks means that you'll succeed, no matter your level of experience...even those who are unable to swim can master the art of kayaking with the aid of their friendly instructors. Whatever session you decide on, you are sure to leave with a range of new skills under your belt, and a new appreciation for the wonders of the outdoors!So head to the hills for a paddle-tastic half day kayaking adventure in South Wales...the ideal experience to be shared with friends and loved ones alike!

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Half Day Kayaking Lesson Warwickshire

Experience the natural pleasures of man power and make a splash! With 3 hours of expert tuition from a BCU trained instructor, you can practice the basic skills behind the wonderfully active sport of kayaking - and maybe even a little more. Once in the water and making waves on your class, your instructor will take you along the River Leam - highlighting the beauty of the Victoria Gardens from your own personal kayak. Kayaking has a lot going for it. Not only is it relatively inexpensive, but it's a true 'back-to-nature' activity - just you and your craft on the water, with nothing to distract you but whichever beautiful landscape you choose to surround yourself with. There's no need for fuel (apart form a good breakfast, of course!), there's no noise from engines, and it can be supremely chilled out or extremely amped up, depending on your skills and mood.Following registration at the boat centre you will meet your instructor. They will then fit you with your equipment including buoyancy aid; cag (waterproof top) boat and paddle. The Kayaks are very stable and designed for tuition so you are unlikely to roll over unless you try hard! A full safety briefing and explanation in the use of the equipment is provided before going onto the water. The session will take place on a calm stretch of the River Leam. You will taught how to control the boat so you can enjoy a river trip up though the Victorian Gardens and into the nature reserve. Once you have mastered the basics you might even get to put them to the test with a game or two!   Great fun, great exercise - a wonderful afternoon in the great outdoors learning something new!

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Discover Kayaking in Warwickshire

Kayaking is one of the fastest growing water-sports in the UK, and it's not hard to see why: thrilling, affordable and versatile, the thrill you get from kayaking and powering yourself across the water can't be beaten. This is a full day’s introduction to the wonderful world of kayaking! Once you have arrived and been welcomed to the centre your day will begin with a safety briefing covering all aspects of the water and the kayak you will be in for the experience. Once kitted out in the safety gear, you will be ready to head on out onto the river to begin learning the basics. You will spend the day paddling on the Rivers Avon and Leam. Along the way you'll learn boat and paddle skills, so that you can control your kayak with ease. There will be the chance to paddle up close to see Warwick Castle from the river too. After you’ve had a length of time practicing the basics, you might get to take part in some on-water games and really test your skills! You may even get the chance to run a weir if you like a bit of excitement!  Those who are interested will be offered the chance to be assessed for their BCU 1 Star award on the day.This is the perfect taster session if you're looking to try kayaking, and you are guaranteed to leave absolutely exhilarated.

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Discover Gorge Walking Kayaking

This fantastic combo experience gives you the chance to enjoy both Gorge Walking (or Canyoning as it is known in other parts of the world) and flat water Kayaking! Gorge Walking is simply you, your buoyancy aid and whatever is in your way! Up, down, across or through - it's over to you and your team to successfully make your way through any terrain that is in your way! Then, you'll get on the water for a Kayaking lesson to get to grips with the basic skills required for this popular watersport!

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BCU 1 Star Kayak Course Sussex

Kayaking is one of the most exciting, affordable and versatile watersports available. The sport covers a huge range of different disciplines such as exploring inland waterways, surfing breaking waves, negotiating white water and even acrobatics. Once you have learnt the basics, the open water is your oyster!This nationally recognised one day course is designed as an introduction to paddle sports (kayaks & canoes) and is suitable for complete beginners. The emphasis of the course is on safe practice, fun and enjoyment. Once you have successfully mastered the course, you will have earned a British Canoe Union 1 Star qualification allows you to further improve your skills and take them to the next level. The training will be delivered in an informal manner, with lots of opportunities to practice and experiment with various techniques and coaching methods.Once you have arrived and been welcomed to the centre in West Sussex, your day will begin with a safety briefing covering the water and the equipment that you are to be using on this BCU 1 Star course. Then to begin the course your coach will plan out your time on the water, aiming to make the course as relevant as possible to you. You will cover: theory & safety awareness, equipment selection, basic paddling techniques– steering and controlling, as well as some capsizing drills.Upon successful completion you will receive certification to confirm that you have passed the 1 Star course.

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Half Day Canoe Experience Warwickshire

Canoeing is one of the oldest forms of transport and has stood the test of time, transforming from one of the main modes of travel to a leisure activity that provides great benefits. From great exercise to the fresh air of being outdoors, it's a quite liberating feeling to canoe the River Leam with nothing more than a paddle in hand and an experienced instructor in front. Once the basic skills have been demonstrated, practised and perfected - the fun of canoeing can really begin, taking you on a picturesque journey through the Victoria Gardens.Once you have arrived and been welcomed to the centre your day will begin with a thorough safety briefing covering the techniques and safety aspects of canoeing. Once you have met your instructor it is time to get kitted out and take to the water! The Canoes are very stable and designed for tuition so you are unlikely to fall out unless you really try hard!  The session will take place on a calm stretch of the River Leam. You will learn how to control the boat in tandem crews so you can enjoy a river trip up though the Victorian Gardens and into the nature reserve. This experience will teach you the basics and whet your appetite for the next time!If you enjoy the outdoors and adventure that this experience will make for the perfect day out. Or if you're looking to surprise a friend with a fantastic gift then Adult half day canoe experience is definitely the one! 

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Barcombe Mills to Isfield Weir Sussex Kayaking River Trip

Kayaking is both thrilling and relaxing, so why not give it a go with this superb Barcombe Mills to Isfield Weir Sussex Kayaking River Trip? An ideal experience gift for any adventurer, this fantastic experience will certainly provide you with a day out to remember! Paddling along the beautiful River Ouse, you can enjoy this rewarding activity by yourself or with friends and family, and your stunning surroundings are just an added bonus! Starting out at Barcombe Mills, your experience will begin with a safety briefing and some instruction on kayaking technique from your friendly instructors. Then, once you're feeling confident, it's kayaking time! From this unique vantage point you may be able to spot some of the incredibly diverse wildlife that lives on the river, including kingfishers, moorhen, swan, greylag goose, and grey wagtails. With your instructors leading you, you'll kayak through the beautiful Sussex downs and will be able to pause to admire the breath-taking views that unfold all around you. After a few miles you'll reach Isfield Weir, where you'll have a chance to get out, stretch your legs and explore the area. After your break you'll head back; the route passes the Anchor Inn, a lovely pub on the river, and time-permitting you can pop in for a well-deserved pint! Kayaking is a great way to gain a new perspective on Sussex's wonderful countryside - with the added perk of enjoying a bit of a workout as you do so! So whether you've never been kayaking before and want to give it a go, are looking for an exceptional experience gift for a loved one who loves the outdoors, or just want to enjoy a day out on the water with friends, this fantastic kayaking trip ticks every box! Superb...

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Hampshire Sea Kayaking Half Day Trip

Experience the thrill of paddling your way over the ocean with this hugely enjoyable sea kayaking day trip, leaving from the New Forest in the Hampshire. Whether you're looking for relaxing activity where you can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of gliding through the sea and exploring sea caves and secluded beaches, or if you're looking for more of a thrill and want to go 'rock-hopping' with the waves and rocks, sea kayaking offers all this and more!With an experienced guide to show the way, this is the perfect way to unwind and enjoy the coastline on a kayak, although it is recommended that you have a bit of previous experience a half day can be a lot of activity for a complete beginner. Kayaks, wetsuits, life jackets and helmets are all supplied.

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Half Day Kayaking Lesson for Kids Warwickshire

Are your kids bored and desperate to put their energy into something new and exciting? Maybe there's a birthday up and coming and your looking for the perfect party? Even just a treat for wild child, this is the perfect chance to let them loose on the water to learn a sport that has rapidly grown in popularity over the years. It has technique, skill, speed and fun all mixed into one to keep the minds and bodies busy with a big smile on that face!This course in an introduction to Kayak skills built around games and a fun river trip. It is aimed at the complete novice, so no need to worry about not having tried kayaking before. You will be in the hands of professional instructors, who will teach everything you need to know, to ensure your time out on the water is as enjoyable as possible!Once you arrive at the centre you will be introduced to your instructors, and given an introduction to the equipment as well as a full safety briefing. It's then onto the fun stuff as you take your boat down to the lake! (Only 2 1/2 ft deep so ideal for this introduction). On your half day kayaking lesson you will take a trip up to river to treasure island, as well as taking part in lots of fun games and challenges!This fantastic kayaking lesson will equip budding young paddlers with the basic skills to progress through the sport, combating bad habits with expert advice from the off. Great exercise and fantastic fun, a day spent kayaking is a day well spent!

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Hampshire Canoeing Taster

Canoeing in Hampshire doesn't get much better than with this two hour taster session on the Beaulieu River in the New Forest. In open top Canadian canoes that seat two to three people, you will embark on a paddle around the nature reserve exploring the hidden creeks and spotting the abundance of wild life lead by a fully qualified and knowledgeable guide. The estuary is tidal and protected from the sea meaning the water is usually calm making this a great experience for beginner paddlers to learn the basics of canoeing with some fun and games along the way.

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Thames River Kayaking Hampton Court Palace

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a London Tour with a difference, with this superb London Kayaking tour at Hampton Court. This experience shows you London from a whole new perspective, and is suitable for everyone - whether you have ever been kayaking before, this paddle is a doddle! You will make your way along the Thames at leisure enjoying, from your unusual vantage point, the sights and sounds of London's often elusive wildlife! The tour will be narrated throughout by your knowledgeable and friendly BCU certified Kayaking instructor/tour guide, who has as much knowledge about London as he/she does about Kayaking! You paddle alongside the enormous Hampton Court Palace, once home to Henry VIII. The entire tour on water takes 90 blissful minutes.

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Kayaking Trip on the River Cuckmere, East Sussex

This superb Kayaking Trip along the River Cuckmere in East Sussex is the perfect outdoor activity for a family or a group, but also makes a wonderfully unique experience gift for anyone with a sense of adventure!Kayaking is exhilarating, rewarding and hugely enjoyable, and this trip along the River Cuckmere and through the stunning East Sussex countryside is an ideal way to discover its delights! The experience begins at Cuckmere Haven, an area of outstanding beauty where you can see plenty of wildlife, birds and beautiful flowers. You'll meet your kayaking instructors, who will give you a safety briefing and some instruction on kayaking technique. Then, with your instructors leading you, you'll kayak along the river Cuckmere and head inland towards Alfriston. You'll gain a whole new perspective on the beautiful Sussex downs and will be able to admire plenty of magnificent scenery as you paddle. As the river winds its way along the Cuckmere valley and into Litlington, you'll pass the spectacular white chalk horse on the left side of the valley. Once you arrive at Alfriston you'll have a break and snack before heading back to Cuckmere, sped along by the outgoing tide. So, whether you're looking for an extra special experience gift for a friend who loves the outdoors or would rather enjoy this fantastic activity yourself as you spend the day out on the water, you're guaranteed to have a brilliant time with this hugely enjoyable experience! Great fun.

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Kayaking Experience for Two in Berkshire

This fantastic Kayaking Experience for Two People in Berkshire is a brilliant way to spend some time with a friend as you both enjoy a superb introduction to this exhilarating and rewarding sport. Kayaking is both exciting and relaxing, and you will have a brilliant time as you explore the beautiful lake in a series of fun kayaking games and challenges. This is your chance to experience paddlesports at their very best, and with tuition from expert instructors, you'll be surprised at how quickly you gain confidence and pick up the different techniques. The experience will begin with a safety briefing from your friendly instructors before you receive some instruction on kayaking technique. Then the real fun can start as you head out onto the lake and are put through your paces with some hugely enjoyable kayaking games. You'll be able to admire superb views of the surrounding Berkshire countryside as you paddle, as well enjoying a bit of a workout along the way! Whether you're serious about kayaking and are thinking of completing a course, or you just want to see if this fun watersport is for you, this session is the best way to find out. With instructors on hand at all times to assist you, you can progress very quickly in just an hour; we bet that by the time your session is over you'll be utterly hooked! So whether you want to enjoy this kayaking taster yourself or are looking for unique experience gift for an adventure lover, this Berkshire kayaking experience is just the ticket!

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Beginner's Rowing Lesson

This beginners rowing lesson in Stratford-upon-Avon is a fantastic experience that gives you a really solid introduction to crew rowing. If you were inspired by the fantastic performances by Team GB in the London 2012 Olympic rowing event, why not try it yourself with one of these fun rowing lessons? Lessons take place in both 4 and 8 men boats - with other participants also enjoying the lesson with you.This rowing lesson introduces you to competitive team rowing, so you'll be using sliding seat racing boats and you'll get a great sense of what it feels like to be out rowing against competitors. The lesson actually begins on dry land with a quick briefing and then some indoor learning. You'll use rowing machines to learn the basic rowing techniques and get 'in sync' with your teammates, before having a quick talk on equipment and then heading for the water. You'll spend an hour and a half out on the beautiful River Avon, putting all your new skills into practice, and trying to improve your technique and your speed. You'll probably be ready for a break by the time you've finished the on-water rowing lesson, so all there is to do now is get the equipment stored and have a debrief with your instructor. You don't need to have the fitness levels of an Olympic athlete to enjoy this rowing experience; it is designed for total novices, and your professional and highly experienced instructor will move at a pace that suits you!So if you were spurred on by the success of Team GB and want to try rowing yourself (or with a group of friends), or you're looking for a unique gift idea for a loved one, try this Stratford-upon-Avon rowing lesson!

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Kayaking Experience

Messing about on the river may never be the same again! This Kayaking Experience will get you out on the water in no time and teach you why this most popular of paddle sports has an army of devotees. From exploring inland waterways to surfing breaking waves, and from negotiating whitewater to sprints, time trials and even performing acrobatics – kayaking truly has something for everyone. Complete with a full 2 hours of tuition from a qualified instructor this course will teach you everything you need to know to get you out of onto the open water. Once you experience what kayaking has to offer you're sure to want to come back for more. Once you have arrived and been welcomed to the centre your day will begin with a thorough safety briefing covering all aspects of the water and the kayak you will be in for the experience. Once kitted out in the wetsuit and safety gear, you will be ready to head on out onto the open water to begin learning the basics. Your instructor will be providing constant tuition, including paddling and safety techniques. After you've had a length of time practising the basics, you might get to take part in some on-water games and really test your skills!

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Kayaking Lesson

This introduction to kayaking is a fantastic and fun way to learn paddling, as you spend 2.5 hours with a BCU paddling instructor learning all the essential kayaking skills you need so that you can get out there and safely enjoy the UK's beautiful rivers, lakes, and coastlines! To kick off your kayaking lesson, you will meet with your BCU qualified kayaking instructor and the rest of your group for an introductory briefing, to discuss safety issues and kayaking techniques, and to get you fitted for and kitted with your floatation jacket. Once everyone is ready and geared up, it's time to get paddling! You'll learn simple but important techniques like getting in and out of the boat, and learn basic skills such as proper technique for paddling both forward and backwards. You will work on different paddling strokes that you can use to control the craft. Once you have spent time working on your technique, your instructor will take you on a short paddle downriver where you can really start to experience the feeling of freedom that kayaking offers!A fantasic beginners kayaking lesson, this introduction to kayaking makes a wonderful gift for anyone who wants to try something totally new and different!

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Kayaking on the Thames 90 Minute Windsor Tour

This is a Windsor Tour with a big difference - you will be paddling your way leisurely along the Thames, taking in the sights of wonderful Windsor from a truly unique vantage point. This activity is ideal for everyone - as a group tour, a romantic date, of a fun-filled family day out - especially as adults receive a complementary glass of bubbly on the tour! No kayaking experience is necessary, and the nature of the tour and the boats you'll be using means that getting wet is extremely unlikely! As you make your way along the idyllic waterway, you will spot Sir Christopher Wren's House and also the famous and stately Eton College. You'll kayak under one of the oldest bridges on the Thames as you paddle through the serene and charming Windsor landscape.

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Full Day Kayaking Experience on the River Wye, Gloucestershire

If you're looking for the ultimate outdoor adventure that will provide you with an unforgettable day out for all the family, look no further than this incredible kayaking experience in Gloucestershire! You will be able to admire beautiful views as you paddle down the River Wye in your kayak; kayaking is both exhilarating and relaxing, and you will have a thrilling day out as you enjoy a bit of a workout along the way! You will have a break for lunch along the way where you'll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy the spectacular surroundings of the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley - don't forget to keep an eye out for its varied and fascinating wildlife. Because this experience is suitable for children, it makes the perfect day out for the whole family: you will all have a hugely enjoyable time as well as getting some serious paddling action in, and with a whole range of different trips and journey lengths you can choose which route suits you best - have a look at the choices below: Glasbury to Whitney-on-Wye 10.5 miles Hereford to Hoarwithy 18 miles Ross-on-Wye to Symonds Yat 13 miles Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat/Monmouth 15 miles Symonds Yat to Whitebrook 14.5 miles Monmouth to Brockweir 10 miles Monmouth to Chepstow 18 miles Whitney-on-Wye to Byford 13 miles Byford to Hereford 10 miles Holme Lacy to Hoarwithy 9 miles Hoarwithy to Ross-on-Wye 12 miles

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