Canadian Canoe River Trip

November 4, 2017

Enjoy a scenic journey down the River Barle/Exe in Canadian Canoes.

We will teach you the basics, and travel down a section of grade I/II river.

Some previous paddling experience is required, as well as the desire to try something fun and exciting, with a chance of getting wet!

We provide all the equipment, including wetsuits, buoyancy aids, helmets.

Timings: 10-3pm

Adults and children aged 12+ welcome.


Please contact us for full details:

River Canoeing on Exmoor

River Canoeing on Exmoor

BCU 3* White Water Kayak Training Course

November 25, 2017toNovember 26, 2017

BCU 3* White Water Kayak Course

This is an action packed weekend course, based on the River Barle and Exe, Exmoor, delivered by Dan French, a BCU Level 3 Kayak Coach.

Whether you want a weekend of paddling to improve your skills and knowledge, or working towards a coaching qualification, this is a fun and informative course for those wanting to progress in white water kayaking.

Course content includes:

Personal Skills

  • Launching and landing
  • Efficient forward paddling
  • Moving sideways on the move
  • Support strokes
  • Rolling
  • Breaking in and out of the flow
  • Ferry gliding
  • S turns
  • Maintaining/changing direction
  • Reverse paddling & stopping
  • Surfing

Rescue Skills

  • Use of tape and karabiner
  • Throw line rescue
  • Towing
  • Capsize, swim and self rescue
  • Eskimo rescue

Group skills:

  • Personal risk management
  • Awareness of others
  • Paddle grade II as part of a led group


Full syllabus : please click here

Cost: £125 pp

Equipment available for hire if needed

This is a 2 day training course, with an element of assessment for those at the desired level.

To book: Please call Dan on 07976 208279 or e-mail

River Kayaking

River Kayaking