Canoe Trail

Canoe Trail is a family run award winning adventurous activities and watersports business run by professional instructors and adventurers. Ash and Rich are well known in the world of adventure appearing at national shows, and in magazines for their wilderness adventures around the world. Rich has completed over 12,000 miles of human powered adventures around the world featuring on BBC1.

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We run taster sessions, courses and qualifications, and rental of canoes, kayaks and SUP’s on the stunning River Great Ouse. Our canoe and camp trip to our private riverside woodland was voted Top 52 things to do in the world by Lonely Planet and in Red Bull Magazine. We also run canoe and kayak expeditions to Scotland, around the UK and Canada which have featured in the Times, Bushcraft and Survival Magazine and Paddler

Canoe Trail are also training providers and can offer the FSRT, PSI, Open Water SUP leader and other qualifications in house with our professional instructor team. We are based at Kempston Outdoor Centre on the banks of the River Great Ouse with a classroom, showers and changing rooms. We offer a wide range of outdoor and adventure Activities from our centre including corporate team building, climbing on our high ropes and indoor climbing wall, archery, axe throwing and air guns to name a few.

Canoe Trail work with a wide range of schools offering fun school days out at our woodland or centre as well as our Adventure School programme endorsed by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. We offer bushcraft, paddling (SUP's,canoes and kayaks), archery, team challenges and climbing to name a few.

Canoe Trail are proud to stock Red Paddle Co, Silverbirch Canoes, STX SUP's and Ohana as well as Bending Branches, Palm and Aquabound paddles.

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