Discover Canoeing


Enjoy the calm waters of Willen Lake

Join us on our 90 minute Discover Canoeing session and learn the basics for an enjoyable experience in the world of canoeing with one of our British Canoeing coaches.

You will receive a safety brief and get and introduction to the canoe prior embarking on the water. You will learn safe launch and recovery, how to manoeuvre the craft forwards, stopping, turning, balance and edging all whilst enjoying the stunning surroundings of Willen Lake. At the end of the session you will be advised on the next steps to gain further experience and qualifications through the British Canoeing courses run here at Willen Lake.

There are no pre-requisites for this session as it is designed for the complete beginner. This session is £25 per person and is suitable for adults and children over eight years.

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