Whoosh Explore


Whoosh Explore is a community canoe club and paddling adventure organisation based on the River Stort with launch points at Twyford lock Pig Lane in Bishops Stortford and canoeing sessions often from Sheering Mill in Sawbridgeworth. We operate a fleet of Canoes and Kayaks from our well equipped trailers that allow us to offer unique experiences tours and trips for individuals, groups, families and friends looking for a paddling adventure.

We offer a wide range of adventures in Paddle sport, from canoe rentals and taster session to trips and development skills in canoes and kayaks.

Whoosh Explore offer taster sessions in Canoeing and Kayaking. We have a strong membership of regular paddlers who look after the local river environment with support projects to improve the River Stort catchment. Whoosh run taster sessions and boat hire to help fund community water sports education as well as weekly sessions on flat and white water available to new paddlers.

Whoosh Explore offer unique experiences with the advantage over many other 'centre' based activity providers is that we can bring the adventure to a stretch of river to suit your requirements as well as deliver a bespoke adventure for you which have ranged from a Birthday party on the river to a fully equipped multiday expedition wild camping on route.

Those looking to develop new skills or wanting to step up into white water we great opportunities for you as part of our club.

Where to find us

Activities available

Class pass

Taster Paddling Course

Saturday paddling in Canoes, kayaks and Paddleboards
Taster paddling sessions in a Canoe and Kayak to discover paddling skills in a variety of skills...

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Have an adventure with a gift voucher from Whoosh Explore Canoe Club. Vouchers can be ...