How to paddle in offshore winds

As the weather is warming up, more people are heading to the coast for some time on the UK’s sandy beaches and fun on the water. The diverse seas, inlets and estuaries that surround the UK allows for all different kinds of fun. From kayaking coastlines, to playing with friends…

Stay Safe On The Water

Welcome to Go Paddling’s Stay Safe On The Water. We want everyone to enjoy paddling whether on holiday, day adventures or weekends out. And so, for those of you new to paddling, here are ten simple things you can do to stay safe… Always wear your buoyancy aid or personal…

5 ways to enjoy paddling this Halloween

So the weather is turning and the leaves are beginning to fall from the trees. But it's ok, because Halloween is just around the corner! Whilst it's now customary to hit up your local pumpkin patch and enjoy a Halloween film night, we've got some paddle-related activities for you to…

The river licence explained

The river licence (or waterways licence) can be confusing. If you’ve recently started paddling, the advice around where you can paddle and what you can do can be stifling. Save money on your Waterways Licence. Become a British Canoeing member today for as little as £27 and get on the…