Kayaking and Canoeing in Wiltshire and Bath

The widest range of boats, the widest range of locations and a wide range of challenges

The Wiltshire Outdoor Learning Team is able to deliver a wide variety of canoe and kayaking experiences - from taster sessions to the British Canoe Union's (BCU ) Paddlepower, 1  and 2 star awards.

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All ages and all abilities catered for.

We are aware that some people are put off by the thought of being stuck in a capsized kayak so we now have 2 fleets of 'sit-ons', as well as our general purpose and white water spec kayaks.  We also have two fleets of canadian canoes allowing you to enjoy both single and double bladed paddling.

We have access to a variety of sites across the whole County - lakes, canals and rivers - enabling us to deliver that is local, challenging and suiting the needs of your group.

We provide some of the best coaching you will receive in the Wiltshire area, enabling you to achieve your award to a high standard.

  • 1 star course usually takes between 5-6 hours for complete novices.
  • 2 star course usually takes 8  sessions plus a 3 hour journey BUT this requires lots of commitment and extra paddling time.  It is worth discussing your training needs with us to identify if the 2 star is the best course for your group or whether you should try the D of E specific canoe / kayak training course.

Canoe trips in Wiltshire and Bath?

Why not try one of our KAYAK or CANOE journeys to explore our amazing County.  Choose from the 'Salisbury Loop', The Mad Marden, Chippenham to Lacock,  Melksham to Bradford on Avon, BoA to Bath, The River Frome, or a journey along the Wilts & Berks Canal.

Daily canoe sessions at Brokerswood Country Park

We run daily sessions for campers and visitors to Brokerswood Country Park between April- October.  Click here for details


For KAYAK ROLLING SESSIONS please contact us directly

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Not sure what to bring with you to a kayak / canoe session - read Guidance for personal kit