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Shepperton to Hampton Court: Self-Guided


  1. Use Active360 Richmond's boards for your own adventure down the Thames
  2. Limited to couples or same-household family groups due to lockdown restrictions
  3. Paddleboard 6 miles from Shepperton Lock, to Hampton Court
  4. We provide all kit and safety equipment - disinfected between each session.
  5. Safety briefing and check from Active360 Richmond coach before you paddle, maintaining appropriate social distancing.
  6. Meet us at the finish to drop off all equipment
  7. Only open to those who have paddled with Active360 on the Thames before

Cancellation and Bad Weather

Book with confidence - we offer a 100% money back guarantee in the event that the session cannot run due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please see our Cancellation Policy for details on cancelling or rescheduling your session for other reasons.

Occasionally, due to bad weather (high winds or poor visibility), dangerous river conditions, river closures or equipment availability, we may need to cancel your paddleboard session. On these occasions we will attempt to reschedule your booking, and if this is not an option, we will offer you a credit voucher or full refund. We will always endeavour to contact you as soon as we are able to discuss the options with you.

What to bring

No specialist clothing is required, but no jeans please, as cotton gets very cold when wet. In warm weather, ordinary quick drying gym gear will be fine (shorts/leggings/T-shirt/fleece).

We recommend bringing an old pair shoes for entering and exiting the water, but it is OK to paddle barefoot once you are up and running.

If it’s sunny please bring an old baseball hat and sun cream.

You may also want to bring a small dry bag for spare waterproof/warm clothing, money, any medications you may need and your phone in a waterproof pouch. If you are worried about losing sunglasses please use a sunglasses strap!

Buoyancy aids are provided and are compulsory on all Active360 sessions. Waist leashes are only used by coaches and very experienced paddlers. Ankle and knee leashes are not permitted on any of our sessions.


You must have paddled with Active360 on the Thames before.

You must be able to demonstrate an awareness of how to self-rescue should you fall off of your board.

You do not need to be a proficient swimmer, but should be comfortable with falling into water while wearing a buoyancy aid.

We will also need to know of any recent injuries prior to the session.

You will need to shower / wash thoroughly after the session if you have fallen in or been splashed, and need to ensure that any open cuts are covered.


  1. Meet at the designated start point 15 minutes before you are due to paddle
  2. Briefing and kit check from Active360 Richmond coach
  3. Make your way down river to Hampton Court
  4. Pass Walton Bridge, Sunbury Lock, Hurst Park, Garrick's Temple, and Molesey Lock on your way.

£50 for adults

Tue, 28th Jul
10:00 - 13:00 · 8 spaces left


Our refund / cancellation policy

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

  1. If your booking is cancelled at least a full 5 days prior to the activity start time you will be entitled to a full refund. You may reschedule your booking at no cost.
  2. If your booking is cancelled between 5 days and 48hr prior to the activity start time you will be entitled to a refund less a 25% admin fee, or you may reschedule your booking at no cost.
  3. If you cancel your booking less than 48hr prior to the activity start time you will not be entitled to a refund.
  4. If we cancel your booking at any time, you will be entitled to a full refund.

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

To cancel or reschedule please email us on [email protected] or call us on 0203 488 1785.

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