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Taster Canoe Session

canoe - Up to 12 people


Taster Paddling session in an open Canoe with Whoosh Explore Canoe Club. Paddle on the River Stort and explore the River Stort in our open boats.

Our Open Canoes have seats and are suitable for two paddlers, but can also be paddled as a single or tandem crew.

Canoes are paddled with a single bladed paddle.

You will have a short introduction into paddling and then are free to explore the local river environment between Sawbridgeworth and Tednamebury Locks.

What to bring

Please bring a change of clothing for after the activity, waterproofs and trainers or neoprene water shoes.


There will be lifting and carrying of boats and paddling equipment as part of the activity. We ask participants to wipe down equipment after use. (please feel free to bring wipes to satisfy yourself that equipment is safely clean before use. )


A club paddling session on the River. For experienced paddlers a longer paddle on the river can be arranged depending on the skills and abilities of the paddlers on session.

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Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

We will make arrangements to meet at our paddling base for the start of our adventure our normal launch point is Twyford Lock,Pig Lane Cm227PA. We will contact you in advance of a trip should we need to make arrangements to launch for an alternative site due to River or operational conditions.

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Group discount available

£25 per person
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