Fairhaven Watersports

If you are looking at having a go at different crafts, we have our try paddle session, during this session you will get a taster of all the three crafts that we offer, there’s are Canoe, Kayak and SUP. This is a 2-hour session and priced at £20.00 per person.

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If you have decided what craft you prefer, we also offer British Canoeing recognized courses.

Paddle Start – This offers you the chance to learn the basic skills for either kayak or canoe. It is a 5-hour course. Its priced at £80.00 per person.

Paddle Discover- This is the next step in your paddle journey. We will look into more detail on how to build on your skills, we will also look into rescues to make sure you are safe out on the water. it is an 10-hour course which is split over two days. Its priced at £120.00 per person.

We also run a learn to paddleboard course which is £65 for the day.

All are courses are going to run from April to October.

There is no age limit for courses, just a requirement that the participant can swim.

Discover Waterways in this Area

River Ribble

Grade: 1-5 There's a real range of paddling available on the River Ribble. Take note of the section from Helwith Bridge to Settle. This is the most changeable stretch, with levels ranging from Grade 3 to Grade 5+ in high waters. The rest of the River Ribble is generally Grade…

Leeds and Liverpool Canal

One of the most successful canals of its time, the Leeds and Liverpool Canal was very much used as a cargo carrying canal right up until its last haul in 1972. Because of this, the canal is in pretty good nick when it comes to paddling along it. It stretches…

Lancaster Canal

Opening in 1819 the Lancaster canal is a 41 mile stretch of canal in the North West of England. If you’re looking for a place to paddle which requires no portages and pretty scenery, the Lancaster Canal is your best friend, as over the whole of the 41 miles, there…

River Lune

Grade: 2-3 (4) The River Lune section from Tebay to Rawthey Confluence is Grade 3 but can reach Grade 4 in high waters. The rest of the river is Grade 2 with the Grade 3 rapids at Halton Rapids.  The 52-mile River Lune is a popular river in the North…

River Mersey

We all know you can get a ferry across the River Mersey, thanks to the 1965 classic, but you can also paddle it. The Mersey is an iconic river in the North West, and one of Liverpool's pride and joys. It is 70 miles long, rising in West Yorkshire and…

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