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Bat Paddle SUP


Stand up for conservation!

Under 18's accompanied by an adult on the water

For paddlers who have passed their ready to ride or equivalent. You need to be able to paddle to a reasonable standard for this trip.

Come and join us for a paddle at dusk on the Bristol Avon to see some of its local Bats and elusive wildlife.

£10pp of your session price is donated to the Bat Conservation Project:

We will paddle from our slipway to a few areas now for a range of bats. As the light fades, watch these amazing creatures glide inches above the waters surface. Listen to them communicate and hunt on our bat detectors while you immerse yourselves in to their world.

Please note: Rain can cancel this event as the Bats will not come out. In this instance we would either offer a full refund or reschedule for another date.

As the temperature can dip a few degrees as the sun sets we would suggest a coat and hat to this session.

COVID-19 Update: Please note our toilets and changing rooms are not open for customers at present. We are also not able to lend customers wetsuits as we did before. Thank you for your understanding and patience, its very much appreciated.

Arriving on site:

Please arrive 15-20 minutes before your session.

As you enter the Avon Valley Park go into the car park and park up. Please head to Avon Valley reception entrance where our instructors will meet you.

What to bring

  1. Swimwear, Shorts/Boardies
  2. Old trainers/water boots
  3. Towel
  4. Glasses strap if needed
  5. Wetsuit if owned as will fit better, if not we will have them onsite.
  6. Water or drink
  7. Coat and warm hat

All other equipment will be supplied.


  1. Completed ready to ride or equivalent.
  2. Under 18's accompanied by an adult on the water.
  3. Children over the age of 12.
  4. Able to swim 25 metres.


  1. Introduction
  2. Easy paddle
  3. Watch Bats
  4. Listen to bats
  5. Surroundings/Wildlife

£40 per person

Fri, 13th May
19:30 - 22:00 · 12 spaces left
Fri, 10th Jun
20:00 - 22:30 · 12 spaces left
Fri, 22nd Jul
20:00 - 22:30 · 12 spaces left


Cancellation Policy

For any cancellations or reschedules, we must receive advance notice a minimum 24 hours prior to the session start date.

Battle Archery Ltd reserves the right to cancel a session if:

The group size is inadequate (For Battle Archery Only – Require minimum of 6 participants) or Adverse weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Any cancelled session made by us will be rescheduled to another date and time. We reserve the right to change the session type if for example, the Battle Archery group is too small on the day or if there is too much wind for Aerial Archery. We will adapt the session as required.

If using vouchers, we will only reschedule the session if we have been given advance notice a minimum 24 hours.

If you cancelled on the day, I'm afraid you will lose your activity slot.

For extreme weather conditions: We will contact you in case of adverse weather or inadequate conditions – once a session is booked, presume it will go ahead unless we contact you. We will always check the weather leading up to your session.

If you have any questions, please do note hesitate and contact us. Thank you


If you or any member of your household are feeling ill, or have symptoms of Covid-19, please do not attend the session. Call us immediately and we will reschedule you to a later date. While Battle Archery Ltd are doing everything we can to minimise the spread of Covid-19 at our outdoor centre, there is always a risk of contracting it during your session. By signing this disclaimer, you acknowledge that the risk is still present and agree to not hold the company accountable. For more information, please follow the government guidelines:

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Where we'll meet

As you enter the Avon Valley Park go into the car park and park up. Please head to Avon Valley reception entrance where our staff will meet you.

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