Cambridge Paddling Adventure

  • kayaking

  • 5 hrs

  • Up to 8 people
  • pin

    Trumpington, GB

  • ticket-price
    From
    £65.00
    / adult
  • ticket-price
    From
    £65.00
    / child
  • Description

    A paddling adventure on the River Granta from Grantchester towards Cambridge on a guided trip with Whoosh Explore Canoe Club. We will be on a kayaking experience from near to the Orchard Tea rooms towards Cambridge to explore the local river via the Grantchester Meadows. This kayaking session is on the river paddling towards Cambridge ( not including the backs ) with an experienced paddling guide and members of the club. This trip is ideal for paddlers with some experience of paddling and is on easy paddling water. Embark on an unforgettable Cambridge Paddling Adventure! Join Whoosh Explore Canoe Club and paddle along the serene River Granta, beginning from the quaint village of Grantchester and heading towards the illustrious Cambridge city. This experience, suited for families, will take approximately five hours, during which you'll navigate through tranquil waters, past scenic Grantchester Meadows, and soak in the local sights. The journey begins near the world-famous Orchard Tea Rooms, further enhancing the quintessentially British experience. This kayaking journey takes you towards Cambridge's heart (excluding the backs) with professional guidance from an experienced paddling guide and enthusiastic members of our club. Gear yourselves up and get ready to indulge in the gentle rhythm of the river interspersed with the joyful chattering and camaraderie of fellow paddlers. The Cambridge Paddling Adventure is recommended for those who have dabbled in paddle sports before and feel comfortable on easy-flowing waters. So, grab your paddles, rally your family, and set off for an idyllic kayaking journey that beautifully combines adventure, instruction, nature, and camaraderie, expertly delivered by Whoosh Explore Canoe Club. Let the river be your guide!

    Requirements

    You should be a reasonably confident paddler for this trip, although it is an easy paddle it is a journey with some upstream paddling involved on the way back. Paddlers should feel that they are confident at paddling 4-5 miles

    What to bring

    Bring a lightweight waterproof jacket and waterproofs if you have them, a dry bag with a small snack ( if we don’t make it to town for a snack/ drink )

    Itinerary

    We will be meeting up at the parking near the River at Grantchester where we will then paddle downstream towards Cambridge. We hope to have a rest stop (We can arrange our rest stop near the backs for coffee shop pubs or a light picnic in town subject to paddlers requirements and availability) We will then paddle back upstream towards Grantchester.


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