Canoeing


Canoeing and kayaking in London & Home Counties on the Thames, lakes, rivers & canals, canoe lessons and experiences for all levels from complete beginners, adults and children, to advanced competitors. Canoe, single and double kayak hire, clubs for paddlers, racers and tourists, guided river tours, canoeing, open canoeing and kayaking for all, river touring, slalom, competition and wild water racing.

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    Wey Kayak Club
    Focus primarily on the three disciplines of marathon, sprint, and hare and hounds.
    Guildford, Surrey
    GU1 1LW
    01483 536407

    Putney Bridge Canoe Club
    A friendly London canoe club who welcome all those interested in canoeing and kayaking; from novices to experienced paddlers. They have weekly pool sessions, regular paddles on the Thames, whitewater and surf trips. BCU affiliated.
    Putney
    020 7731 0255

    Southmere Boating Centre
    Southmere Boating Centre operates all year at various times and days. Activities for children from 8yrs, youth groups and adults. Canoeing, kayaking, sailing, powerboating and first aid training. Nationally qualified staff.
    Thamesmead
    SE2 9TU
    020 8310 2452

    Edmonton Canoe Group
    Activities include recreational canoeing, river trips on flat and White Water. Sea canoeing can be arranged, with regular trips to Poole Harbour, camping trips away, both locally and other parts of Britain. The fast game of Canoe Polo, is also played.

    Barking & Dagenham Canoe Club
    A racing oriented canoe club in East London which welcomes beginners, as well as more experienced paddlers.
    Barking
    IG11 7GQ

    Windsor Canoe & Kayak Tours & Hire
    Hire of canoes, single & double kayaks plus SUP boards on the Thames in Windsor. Specialists in smaller group tours allowing guides to interact on a personal level making the experience fun, educational and enjoyable.
    Windsor, Berks
    07585 907734

    Marlow Canoe Club
    The club caters for followers of just about every branch of recreational canoeing, including white water, sea touring, inland touring, surfing, canoe polo and coaching.
    Marlow, Bucks

    Purley Canoe Club
    PCC was formed in 1991 to provide paddlers in the area around Purley in Surrey a variety of canoeing and kayaking activities. PCC now has members in Croydon, Sutton and beyond.

    Lea Valley Canoe Cycle
    Canoe, kayak and cycle hire on the River Lea at Tottenham Marshes, Stonebridge Lock, North London. Range of canoes kayaks and cycles. BCU coaching and star tests. BCU Aquatic and STA FAW first aid courses. Orienteering courses. Member of the IOL.
    Stonebridge Lock
    N17 0XD
    07747 873831


    Kayak Tours and Coastal adventures
    Experience the freedom of the ocean with Wales' centre for excellence for sea kayaking.
    St David's, Pembs
    SA62 6SA
    01437 721611

    Ealing Canoe Club
    Ealing Canoe Club is a BCU affiliated club based on the picturesque Paddington arm of the Grand Union Canal. The club provides a mix of beginners courses, white water, touring and racing paddling. Open to all ages and abilities.
    Perivale
    UB6 7PQ

    Tower Hamlets Canoe Club
    This Canoe Club for adults meets at Shadwell Pierhead, Glamis Road on Tuesday evenings, virtually every Tuesday in the year.

    Chelmsford Canoe Club
    Covers most aspects of canoeing, including River Touring (on both placid and moving water), Canadian, Marathon, Slalom, Sprinting and Wild Water Racing. Their membership ranges from small children to O.A.P.s.
    Chelmsford
    01245 468374

    Westel Canoe Club
    A small club of racers and tourists who paddle from the club regularly, as well as a good group of juniors.
    Hampton, Middlesex

    Richmond Canoe Club
    Welcomes all ages and all abilities. Founded in 1944. Today, the club concentrates on sprint and marathon racing and recreational paddling, both in canoes and kayaks.

    Nucleus Watersports
    Nucleus Watersports in Clacton provides everything for watersports including canoes, kayaks, wakeboards, SUP, sit on top, buoyancy, CAGS, GUL drysuits, wetsuits, boots, accessories for kayaking, dinghy sailing, kite surfing & jet skiing.
    Clacton
    CO15 5SP
    01255 812146

    The Milk Float
    Canoe hire in Hackney! Hire from the Milk Float Cafe near Hackney Wick & paddle along the Lea Extension alongside Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Learn the ropes before you set off - perfect for couples, families & groups.
    Hackney Wick
    E9 5EN
    07854 985007

    Tandridge Canoe Polo Club
    The club has around 85 members, about 60 of those being youth paddlers and the remainder being voluntary adult helpers or coaches.

    Royal Canoe Club
    RCC is based on the River Thames in Teddington. The club was founded in 1866 and has been prominent in UK canoeing and kayaking ever since.

    Regents Canoe Club
    A very active and friendly club based in Islington. The club runs beginner's courses and organises regular trips to white water rivers as well as the occasional trip to gentler flat water locations.
    Islington

    Hillingdon Junior Canoe Club
    The aim of the club, led by canoeing enthusiasts, is to introduce young people to the broad range of positive experiences that canoeing or kayaking can provide, in a safe and fun environment.

    White Water Consultancy International Ltd
    Premier supplier of specialist canoes, kayaks and accessories. Importer of Mad River, Wave Sport and Widerness Systems Canoes and Kayaks, Windrider Trimarans and accessories.
    Reading - Horsham - Shepperton -
    01267 223555

    Wokingham Canoe Club
    Canoeing and kayaking provided for all levels. Club racing sessions are run consistently throughout the year.
    Wokingham
    01189 874431

    British Canoe Union
    The BCU has an individual membership of over 25,000, 469 affiliated clubs and 145 approved centres. There are an estimated 2 million people take to the water in a canoe each year.
    0845 3709511
    07794 051287

    Islington Boat Club
    Wide range of water based activities in North London at City Basin just off Regent's Canal. Youth groups and children from 9 years for canoeing, kayaking, sailing and other adventure activities.
    Islington
    N1 8JX
    020 7253 0778

    Tonbridge Canoe Club
    Suitable for paddlers of all abilities and cover a variety of canoeing disciplines.
    Tonbridge, Kent

    Bromley Canoe Club
    Paddling for over 22 years. It is an extremely well established club, affiliated to the British Canoe Union, currently having around 70 members.

    Surrey Canoe Club
    Something for everybody from beginner to advanced. Members do not have to come every week as the coach will continue to teach from where the member left off the last time. The club specialises in transferring skills across disciplines.
    Shepperton Marina
    TW17 8NS
    020 8399 1858

    Adventure Dolphin (Pangbourne)
    Offers a range of outdoor activities focused upon the personal development of 9-21 year olds. Activities include canoeing, kayaking and the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme.
    Pangbourne
    RG8 7DA
    01189 843162

    Hammersmith Blades
    Kayaking & canoeing on the Thames at Hammersmith. Basic paddling, extended trips on the Thames, pool training, trips to Thames weirs & other locations, special events. Beginners & advanced paddlers welcome.
    Lower Mall, Hammermith
    07837 638414

    Westminster Boating Base
    Westminster Boating Base, established 1975, is a charitable trust teaching young people and adults to sail, canoe and kayak. Operates on the River Thames in central London from April to October.
    Grosvenor Road
    SW1V 3JY
    020 7821 7389

    Wilderness Adventure
    Canadian canoe paddling on a tranquil Scottish loch or river, soaking up the fantastic scenery and atmosphere the Scottish wilderness has to offer
    0131 443 5898

    Lee Valley White Water Centre
    Adrenalin pumping white water rafting, canoeing or kayaking at this new white water venue in the Lee Valley, North London Herts borders. Two white water courses, the venue for the 2012 Olympic slalom.
    Waltham Cross, Herts
    EN9 1AB
    08456 770 606

    Thames Kayaking
    Daily trips down the Thames in Datchet Berks in stable inflatable kayaks. Booking for groups, parties & families taken. No previous knowledge of kayaking is necessary as a short course is given before getting onto the water.
    Datchet, Berkshire
    07501 440405

    Castle Canoe Club
    A small friendly canoe club based at the West Reservoir Centre in Hackney, North-east London. Their aim is to provide an open and friendly environment for adult canoeists of all standards, from beginners to experienced paddlers.
    Stoke Newington

    Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre
    An outdoor activity centre for children based on the Thames in central London. The activities provided include: sailing, canoeing, kayaking, orienteering, sub aqua, climbing, camping, dragon boating, bell boating and powerboating.
    E1W 3TD
    020 7481 4210

    Civil Service Canoe Club
    A small, friendly, mixed club of enthusiastic canoeists, of all abilities, ages and interests. They cater for Civil Servants and employees of other bodies affiliated to CSSC Sports and Leisure, mainly based in the London area.

    Chiswick Pier Canoe Club
    Over 110 members. With a strong junior membership and adults of all ages the club is active in whitewater paddling (freestyle, river running and kayak surfing) and junior canoe polo.