Stratford-on-Avon Kayaks is a lively kayak and canoe club with over 100 members, based at Stratford Leisure Centre. … If you are interested in finding out more, come along to Stratford Leisure Centre on a Tuesday evening, or get in touch with a committee member.
Do I need a license to kayak on the Avon?
Any commercial operators wishing to operate on the Avon, offering lessons, hiring craft or even for a visit, require written consent from ANT prior to operating on the river as well an Avon Navigation Commercial Licence per craft. This is a legal requirement stipulated in the bylaws.
Can you kayak on the Avon?
Our River Avon is perfect for paddleboarding. It is also the perfect river for paddleboard trips. Some of the lock portages are difficult for kayaks, but much easier for paddleboards. The best place to start or end a river trip is bonkers HQ.
Where can I launch my kayak on River Avon?
Launching at Stratford is quite easy – just find a car parking spot! Both sides of the river below the main road bridge are used by larger boats, and launching is easy, with car parks nearby.
Can you canoe down the River Avon?
With chocolate box towns aplenty and graded buildings lining the route, it’s certainly a pretty spot. It’s a great place to paddle for those looking at paddling some easy but fast flowing white water. There are also several weirs along the river to be aware of – see the map above for more.
Can you launch a kayak anywhere?
Yes, you can launch your kayak from a boat ramp! You may also launch from anywhere you have public or permitted access. If you’re in a State Park, there may be local regulations launching from the grass and not a ramp if your kayak is motor powered.
Can you kayak on Ibsley water?
Hire Kayaks & Stand Up Paddlebaords
A great activity for all the family, you can hire our Kayaks or Stand Up Paddleboards for an hour or more and enjoy paddling around our tranquil freshwater lake. … Please Note: Our kayaking weight limit is 150kg and our Paddleboarding weight limit is 110kg.
Do I need a licence for an inflatable kayak?
No. As long as the person holding the waterways licence is actually in the inflatable kayak then they are able to have a co-pilot or a passenger on board.
How much are inflatable kayaks?
Price – Vary from $100 (junk kayaks) to $300-$500 (high quality). Much less expensive than high pressure, expedition level inflatable kayaks.
Do you need permission to canoe on a river?
As long as you hold a licence, you can paddle on any of the 2,200 miles of canals and rivers administered by the Canal & River Trust. An additional licence allows you to paddle on other rivers which are maintained by the Environment Agency, including the non-tidal Thames west of London.
Can you kayak on Blagdon Lake?
Can we canoe/kayak on the lake? No – the only pursuit allowed on the lake is fishing. Is the pike fishing at Blagdon Lake? No – the only fishing at Blagdon is trout fishing.