kayak - Up to 8 people
Back to activities

Taster Kayak session

Paddling introductory taster session on the River Stort in single person kayaks. Taster sessions include instruction in boat handling and paddling skills during the session. Paddling is towards Sawbridgeworth or Bishops Stortford depending on launch location group ability and size. There will be some carrying of boats and equipment from our trailers to the start point. This will require some carrying of boats paddles and equipment from our trailer a reasonable distance to the river.

What to bring

Suitable waterproofs, (In winter a wetsuit or spare dry clothes in a drybag) and Change of Clothing, trainers or wet boots. (No flip flops sandals or open toe shoes.)


Paddlers should be able to carry boat from storage or trailer and be physically fit to undertake the activity. Some lifting and carrying of boats is required before ,during and after the activity.


Paddling sessions on the River Stort last about 2 hours. Sessions will be slightly shorter if poor weather is forecast but we do paddle in most weather conditions including Rainy days.

Group discount available

£25 per person

Tue, 12th Jul
09:30 - 12:00 · 8 spaces left
Tue, 12th Jul
09:30 - 12:00 · 8 spaces left
Sat, 16th Jul
09:30 - 12:00 · 3 spaces left

Where we'll meet

The meeting location is decided on the day.

Meeting point will be decided on the day. Our usual start point will be Twyford Lock Pig Lane Cm227PA

Whoosh Explore
See dates