Bawsey Bay Watersports is based just outside of Kings Lynn in Norfolk, offering a wide range of watersports activities from sailing and windsurfing courses to kayaking and stand up paddleboarding introductory lessons. We also provide Canadian canoe hire, as well as corporate/team building and stag/hen party events.
At Bawsey Bay Watersports we take our commitment to safety very seriously and our experienced instructors will ensure you enjoy a fun and secure experience on the water. What's more, with direct access to sheltered water and our picturesque location within the grounds of Bawsey Estate and Country Park, you'll be able to quickly learn the ropes, progress your skills and conquer your chosen watersport.
At Bawsey Bay Watersports we pride ourselves in offering an enjoyable experience for everyone, a great day out with the family and friends. Don’t hesitate to get in touch - we look forward to welcoming you soon!
The “King of all Ouse’s,” the River Great Ouse runs for a whopping 143 miles! Starting life near Syresham and flowing through East Anglia, the river passes through the historic market town of Kings Lynn before entering the Wash. It has been historically important for trade but post-industrial revolution has…
Like the New Bedford River, the Old Bedford River is a relatively new navigation. It was designed to by-pass the River Great Ouse at the Fens in Cambridgeshire. The river is named after the fourth Earl of Bedford. Like its newer namesake, it is a relatively straight paddle, straight through…
Pronounced ‘Nen’ or ‘Nin’ depending where you’re from, the River Nene is a large river in the Centre/East of England. From source to sea, the river measures around 100 miles, and is the 10th longest river in the UK. Rising in Northamptonshire and flowing North East to the Wash at…
The Middle Level Commissioners welcome British Canoeing members on their navigation and we are working together with the aim of formally including within British Canoeing Membership. The Middle Level Commissioners manage 160km of navigable waterways in the historic Fens of Cambridgeshire and Norfolk, providing a critical connection between the Environment…
Distance: 20.8 miles The 21-mile New Bedford River is a man-made by-pass of the River Great Ouse at the Fens in Cambridgeshire. It is a tidal stretch of river. You may also know it as the Hundred Foot Drain. This is because of the distance between the tops of the…
Mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, the River Wissey is a picturesque paddle through the Norfolk fens. It rises in Bradenham and flowing almost 31 miles to join the River Great Ouse at Fordham. The Wissey has plenty to offer recreational paddlers looking for a fun day on the…
The River Wensum is a chalk river in Norfolk which is classed as a conservation area. Many sections are also listed as sites of special scientific interest. A tributary of the River Yare, the Wensum is the main river which the city of Norwich was built on. As such, it…
Another of the Ouses, The River Little Ouse is a tributary of the Great Ouse in the East of England, rising in Thelnetham on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, it pretty much traces the border all the way until it joins the Great Ouse at Brandon Creek, Littleport. The river stretches for…
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