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River Paddleboarding at Wylam


SUP is possibly the best way to explore your local waterways, catch a wave, run downwind, take on some White Water, race your mates or just get out with your family, all on one piece of kit. SUP is an astounding sport to include so many disciplines, which are all so accessible to everyone.

Whether you are a beginner looking for your first experience or an expert looking for a challenge we at KA Adventure Sports will be able to fulfil your needs. We provide quality sessions around the Beadnell area or along the the rivers of Northumberland.

Our beginner Paddleboard lessons are suitable for all ages and abilities. These sessions are designed for complete beginners who have never done any type of paddleboarding before. During the session, we will be covering everything you need to know to be a competent paddler such as parts of the board and paddle, safety techniques, standing up, paddling strokes, and board recovery. We will also incorporate games and exercises to help you confidently practice the new skills you have learned during your session.

What to bring

Please bring trainers to wear in the water, swimming costume to wear under wet suit.

Bring the usual sun cream, water, warm clothes and food and a warm drink for after if required.

KA Adventure Sports provides all equipment required to take part in the activity. If possible, bring your own wetsuit to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19. 

*All equipment is sanitised and washed after every use


We can adapt the session to any ability. The minimum age for this activity is 6 years old. If you are booking a child under 8 years old, please contact us via text or E-Mail to we can organise instructors accordingly. 


This is an informative and fun session. We can teach you everything you need to know about river paddling or just give you the best time possible.

Session includes

  1. 3 ways to paddle
  2. Self rescue techniques
  3. River safety
  4. Paddle strokes
  5. How to fall
  6. Site assesment
  7. Turning techniques
  8. Games!!!

£45 per adult
£35 per child
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Rigid: Guaranteed full refund if cancelling 5 days prior.

You will be entitled to a full refund under the following circumstances:

  • If your booking is under £200 and you cancelled at least a full 72h prior to the activity start time.
  • If your booking is over £200 and you cancelled at least a full 5 days prior to the activity start time.
  • If the centre cancels the activity at any time.

If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the activity still takes place, you will not be eligible for a refund.

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Where we'll meet

Meet on the Ovingham road. Drive out of wylam for about half a mile. The location is on the left hand side of the road in a small car park on the edge of the river.

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