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Kayak Rental

kayak - Up to 5 people


Paddle on the River Stort in our single person Ethos 10 touring kayaks.

Enjoy a three and a half hour self guided paddling session from our boat store at Twyford Lock near Bishops Stortford.

Kayak, buoyancy aid and paddle are provided for your paddling session.

A paddle upstream towards Bishops Stortford is possible with a portage around Southmill lock if visiting the Head of the Navigation at Sworders field or the landing stage at the Port Jackson pub for a drink and snack is possible on this tour when heading upstream . Paddling downstream offers scenic countryside views towards Spellbrook and Tednamebury Locks and there is a countryside pub restaurant a short walk from Spellbook Lock *Suitable for experienced paddlers and families with paddling experience.

What to bring

A change of clothing is recommended for paddling, wear jogging or gym type kit rather than jeans and trainers or neoprene boots to paddle in , Have waterproofs or waterproof trousers for wet days.


This Longer trip on the river requires portaging around locks on the navigation. You should be able to get into and out of your boat unaided from a 0.5 metre landing platform.


Self guided paddles allow you to explore the local waterways on the River Lea and Stort Navigation. A trip one lock up is possible in 2.5 hours, or have a shorter paddle to a local Riverside Pub and Restaurant.

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Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

Meeting point is a short walk from Twyford lock, Pig Lane in Bishops Stortford CM227PA. Park available at rear of Car park nearby. You will need to be able to carry the boats and equipment to the river yourself which is a 5 minute walk from the Car Park.

Whoosh Explore
£35 per adult
£25 per child

Fri, 8th Jul
09:30 - 13:00 · 5 spaces left
Mon, 11th Jul
09:30 - 13:00 · 5 spaces left
Tue, 12th Jul
09:30 - 13:00 · 5 spaces left


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