River Dee

The River Dee is a well known among white water paddlers, with exciting features such as the serpents tail and horseshoe falls. This 68-mile long river is mainly considered a Welsh river. However, there are stretches of it that cross into England. It begins its life in the mountains of…

River Ant

A beautiful river for a spot of paddling, the River Ant is a 17 mile long stretch of serene waters. Formerly known as the River Smale, the River Ant has been in use from as far up as Antingham Bone Mill since the early 1800’s. The canal, which stretched from…

River Bure

Linking several of the popular Norfolk Broads, the River Bure is a popular spot for paddlers. Flowing from Aylsham for 32 miles before it reaches the North Sea at Gorleston, the river flows through Wroxham and Horning. It then flows past the pretty St Benet’s Abbey and along the popular…

River Deben

The River Deben is a popular river with recreational paddlers in Suffolk, and for good reason. It has a lot to offer those looking for a gentle paddle in the area. It stretches for 33 miles from Debenham to Woodbridge before turning tidal. The Deben empties into the North Sea…

River Cherwell

Rising in Northamptonshire and flowing through the pretty Oxfordshire countryside, the River Cherwell is a gem in the crown of rural England. This pretty, slow flowing, tree lined river stretches for 40 miles all the way to Oxford where it joins the river Thames. It is suitable for paddlers looking…

River Dart

Grade: 2-4+ One of the most popular white water paddles in England, the River Dart in Devon is a great paddle for those looking for some white water for all levels of experience and skill. The three white water sections of the River Dart The river is split into three…

River Erme

Grade: 2+ to 4+ Upper section to Harford Bridge is Grade 3+ (4).  Harford Bridge to Ivybridge is Grade 4/4+. Ivybridge to Ermington is Grade 2+. A river in south Devon, the River Erme is an ‘all rounder’ river. It has different sections offering different things to paddlers who wish…

River Cam

Measuring 43 miles in length, the River Cam is a beautiful paddle on a sunny day. Known for its weeping willow scenes, the River Cam is one of Cambridge’s most popular features with tourists and residents alike. On a hot sunny day you will often see swathes of ‘punt’ boats…

River Little Ouse

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…

River Lea

Dating back to Roman times, the River Lea is one of the biggest rivers in London. Rising in the Chiltern Hills, it flows southeast through London before entering the Thames in London’s East End. Much of the River Lea is now canalised and known as the Lea Navigation. This navigation…