Discover Kayaking in Warwickshire

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Discover what makes the sport of Kayaking the fast growing watersport. Learn all the basics under expert guidance and see just how far you come! Extreme fun guaranteed!

  • Warwick (Warwickshire)
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£ 69

Discover Kayaking in Warwickshire

Discover what makes the sport of Kayaking the fast growing watersport. Learn all the basics under expert guidance and see just how far you come! Extreme fun guaranteed!

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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The kayak day in Warwickshire is available on selected weekend days approximately once a month from April to October.

The centre can schedule a course on demand if you have a group of 3 or more.


Minimum Age: 14

Participants under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

There is no maximum age restriction, participants simply need to be physically able to get in and out of the kayak.


Experience Duration: 06:00

Time Spent at Venue: 06:00

Your experience will last for around 6 hours out on the river.
You will stop for lunch, so make sure to bring a packed lunch.

Sessions will start at 11am and finish at around 5pm.

Group Size & Spectators

Participants: The Discover Kayaking in Warwickshire is for 1 participant.

Max Group Size: 8

Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes

There will be a maximum of 8 people per instructor.

Spectators are welcome, and there are family boats available to hire to keep your spectators entertained too.

For groups of 3 or more, availability can be on demand.

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What to wear

You are advised to wear basic sports clothes suitable for the weather, and that you don’t mind getting wet. Sunscreen and hats are recommended for the summer months, and an extra fleece/jumper for the winter.

Shoes must be worn at all times.

Please also bring a towel and full change of clothes for afterwards.

Full details will be sent out on booking.


Kayaking will go ahead in most conditions. For your own safety, very rarely flood conditions may lead to postponement - the venue will contact you if ever a session is postponed.

Average rating: 5 stars out of 5

Ideal starter course

Had a really enjoyable day and learnt stuff too!! Started at 11 with basic knowledge of the equipment then a couple of hours on the water being shown different paddling techniques and getting used to being in the kayak, After a break for lunch went on a trip up river and back learning other techniques but also just enjoying the river. Our instructor Dan was very knowledgeable and good fun and all the other members of staff we very pleasant and helpful. Facilities at the centre we very good - showers toilets etc. Great as an introduction to kayaking or just a fun day out.

- Redditch
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£ 69