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Kayak 1 Day Hire

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

Enjoy a self guided paddling session along the River Stort.

Kayak, paddle and a small drybag are provided for your paddling session. Our boats are easy to paddle .

This is a self guided paddling session on the river.

About our touring kayaks

Our kayak have two features which make them great for touring Each boat has a storage hatch for taking small items with you ( like bottles of water clothing or sandwiches) and a skeg. The skeg is a boat stabiliser which assists you in paddling in a straight line.

Possible Itineraries

A paddle towards Spellbrook stopping for refreshment at the Three Horseshoes Public house a short distance from river near Bishops Stortford or for a longer paddle downstream towards Harlow Mill and Beefeater restaurant is possible on this tour.*This tour is most suitable for experienced paddlers as several locks are encountered on route where you will need to feel confident at getting in and out of the boat and able to carry the boat around locks).

( We can provide a security lock and cable if you choose to stop at a local pub for a drink or light meal. Traveling upstream to Bishops Stortford offers a collection of pubs nearby, some riverside pubs with gardens include the Port Jackson near to the river.

What to bring

Bring a hat, sun cream and suitable water shoes as you will get a little wet.


You should be able to carry a boat and be able to paddle with some confidence. There are portages on route where you will need to into and get out of the boat onto a high pontoon/ platform in some places.


The paddling sessions is self guided, you will have the option of paddling up towards Bishops Stortford heading north or towards Harlow Town heading south on the River Stort navigation from our start point.

£50 per adult
£30 per child
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Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

Meeting at Twyford Lock Pig Lane. Near Bishops Stortford.CM229PA

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