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Paddling Resources

Need to know

Paddle UK

Paddle UK's On the Water membership is your gateway to the waterways. Giving paddlers instant access to the most comprehensive and best-value waterway licence available.

Plus insurance, top tips and a range of member discounts and offers. By having a waterway licence you're paddling responsibly.


Go Paddling

Go Paddling serves as a resource for paddlers, providing information, resources, and inspiration for individuals interested in paddlesports such as kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP).

A great website to find paddling routes and checkpoints.


UK Rivers Guide Book

UK River Guide Book is an online resource and community hub for paddlers in the United Kingdom. It serves as a comprehensive guidebook for rivers, waterways, and paddling destinations across the UK.

Key features of the UK Rivers Guidebook website may include:

  1. River Guides: Detailed information and descriptions of rivers and waterways suitable for paddling, including maps, access points, river grades, hazards, and recommended routes.
  2. Paddling Forums: Online forums where paddlers can connect with each other, share experiences, ask questions, and discuss topics related to paddling in the UK.
  3. Trip Reports: User-submitted trip reports and paddling adventures, offering insights and firsthand accounts of paddling experiences on various rivers and waterways.
  4. Community Events: Listings of paddling events, races, festivals, and gatherings happening across the UK, allowing paddlers to stay informed about upcoming opportunities to paddle and connect with others in the community.
  5. Articles and Resources: Informative articles, guides, and resources covering a wide range of topics related to paddling, including safety, equipment, technique, conservation, and environmental stewardship.

Overall, the UK Rivers Guidebook website serves as a valuable resource and community platform for paddlers of all levels, providing information, inspiration, and a sense of community within the UK paddling community.


River Level

Is the Dart Running?

A website dedicated to providing information about the current state and conditions of the River Dart in Devon, England. The website offers updates on river levels for individuals interested in activities such as kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and other water-related pursuits on the River Dart.



Lake 86 Cotswold Water Park

Nestled at Lake 86 in the scenic Cotswolds, they are your go-to destination for watersports adventures. Offering equipment rentals, guided sessions, activity days, kids camps, corporate team building, and beyond.

Whether you're eager to rent a paddleboard, kayak, or raft, they've got you covered. Lake 86 welcomes everyone, whether you're a beginner or seasoned pro, making it the perfect spot to dive into watersports.

Their mission is simple: to provide easy access for all to experience, relish, and nurture a love for watersports in a secure and picturesque setting.


Location: https://w3w.co/glares.poorly.resonated


Rapid Skills

At Rapid Skills, their coaching revolves around you and your individual needs. With a deep-rooted passion for canoeing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding, they are dedicated to imparting their expertise and enthusiasm to their clients. Offering a diverse array of courses throughout the UK and leading adventures across the globe, they prioritise delivering top-quality experiences at accessible prices. If you don't see a course or adventure that suits your interests on our website, don't hesitate to reach out to them. They're here to help you embark on your next paddling journey with confidence and excitement.


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RapidSkills/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rapid_skills/

Contact Information:


Tel: +44 7801578395

SKapade - Outdoor coaching

Sarah Keight-Adventure Sports Coach

With over 17 years experience in the outdoor adventure industry, Sarah can work with you to plan and deliver your next fun SKapade!

Whether it be on the land, water, by foot, boat or bike. For fun, learning or CPD. she'll be more than happy to help you on your journey.


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091982637183

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skapades_/

Contact Information:

Email: S.Kapades@outlook.com