January Paddle Challenge

We all know that getting on the water is great for us, both physically and mentally. We spout on about it quite often here at Go Paddling. However, when January rolls around, the winter blues kick in and it’s so easy for us to hibernate until spring. But where’s the…
Distance Time
10, 25, 50 Hours 31 days

Worcester Ring Challenge

WHY THE WORCESTER RING CHALLENGE? A route to test your strength and endurance over 21 epic miles, the Worcester Ring Challenge route has evolved from the race of the same name, and will see you paddle and portage your way through beautiful city and countryside. Worcester is a charming city,…
Distance Time Type
21 miles 3.5-8h Difficult

Trent Loop Challenge

WHY THE TRENT LOOP CHALLENGE? Nottingham's waterways, including the river Trent Loop Challenge, offer a fascinating glimpse into the rich heritage of the city. Voted 'Home of English Sport' by Visit England in 2015, this challenge certainly reflects its rich sporting background. On your route you will be able to…
Distance Time Type
14 miles 2-5h Intermediate

London Legacy Loop Challenge

WHY THE LONDON LEGACY LOOP CHALLENGE? The London Legacy Loop Challenge takes you on a six and a half mile route, from Limehouse Basin, along the Limehouse Cut canal and around the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The route travels along the oldest canal in London, from Victorian to modern…
Distance Time Type
7 miles 2-4h Short

Windermere Challenge

WHY THE WINDEMERE CHALLENGE? Part of the Three Lakes Challenge Find out more Escape the hustle and bustle by the shoreline of this popular lake and enjoy relative tranquility out on the water. There's nothing quite like experiencing this beautiful lake from the water itself. The challenge route gives you…
Distance Time Type
11 miles 2-4 hours Intermediate

River Wye 85 Mile Challenge

WHY THE RIVER WYE 85 MILE CHALLENGE? Now here's a REAL challenge. The River Wye 85 Mile Challenge is our longest route. Designed to be taken on over multiple days, this beautiful challenge takes you on a journey along the border of England and Wales. The Wye is regarded as…
Distance Time Type
85 miles Days Difficult

Llyn Tegid Challenge

WHY THE LLYN TEGID CHALLENGE? Part of the Three Lakes Challenge Find out more With stunning mountain scenery, beautiful picnic spots and rare wildlife; the Llyn Tegid challenge route is a fantastic choice for people with less experience, or those looking to build up their experience before embarking on one…
Distance Time Type
7 miles 1h-3:30h Short

Loch Awe Challenge

WHY THE LOCH AWE CHALLENGE? Part of the Three Lakes Challenge Find out more Loch Awe is the longest freshwater loch in Scotland. It is located in the Argyll and Bute region of West Scotland. Its shoreline stretches to within a few miles of the sea. In our opinion, the…
Distance Time Type
24 miles 4-9h Difficult

Three Lakes Challenge

WHY THE THREE LAKES CHALLENGE? The Three Lakes Challenge is designed to test your endurance to the limits. Paddle Great Britain as you take on Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) in Wales, Windermere in England, and Loch Awe in Scotland. Previous canoeing experience, careful planning and training is required. However, you…
Distance Time Type
43 miles 24h-Year Difficult