Cornwall offers many wonderful locations for kayaking and canoeing with hundreds of coastal locations suitable for exploring by kayak or canoe and equally exciting and scenic inland river locations.
Whether you are experienced and have your own kayak/canoe or a beginner wishing to have lessons or take part in a course or other organised canoeing activities such as a kayaking holiday, Cornwall is a fantastic destination to explore with this quiet, unintrusive, environmentally friendly transport.
Enjoy wonderful unique views of the coastline, beaches and cliffs. Experience the wildlife, birds, seals and other sealife.
Cornwall has many large and small rivers which can be accessed by kayak - the Tamar River and its tributaries, the River Fal, Helford River, River Camel, Hayle River, River Gannel, Lerryn River, River Fowey, Bude Canal and many more.
Explore creeks which cannot be accessed by larger, deeper hulled boats. Observe the wildlife. Ideal for bird watching as kayaking/canoeing is less likely to disturb the birds.
For experienced kayakers, even sea fishing from a kayak is possible. Sea kayaking is an ever growing sport, especially kayak fishing. On the 25th of July 2009, Adam Sedgwick and three of his fellow kayakers will be setting out from Cornwall taking kayaks 18 miles out to sea on a charter boat, to then launch and be the first kayak fishermen in Britain to fish for blue sharks and porbeagles from kayaks. Information about their trip will follow soon.
Kayak fishing is now the fastest growing watersport in the world
Please click here for Kayaking courses and training schools (Available soon)
Canoeing and Kayaking Websites and more information.
Canoeing and Kayaking Clubs in and around Cornwall
Bude Canoe Club
Falmouth Canoe Club
Fowey River Canoe Club Emma Pearce, 01726 74951. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hayle Canoe Club
Penzance Canoe Club
Port of Plymouth Canoeing Association
St Austell Canoe Club
Tamar Canoe Association
Truro and Hayle Racing Canoe Club John May, 24 Trelawney Avenue, Treskerby, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 1RH 01209 216943
Wadebridge Canoe Club
Map of Kayaking / Canoeing locations in Cornwall
Use the + scale on the left of the map to zoom in on an area. Click on a marker to see the name of the location and click the box to go to the information about that place. To zoom out click - on the scale.
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Kayaking / Canoeing locations in Cornwall
Things to do
Maps of Cornwall :
The Ordnance Survey publishes the Explorer series of maps which are
ideal for walkers.
Those covering Cornwall:
Map of Isles of Scilly:101 Isles of Scilly
For more information: www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk
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