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Canoeing and Kayaking - Canwio a Ceufadio

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What do you want from Canoeing or Kayaking?

Cruise lazily on placid water watching wildlife and admiring the scenery?

Experience the thrills and spills of white-water?

Journey on the sea?

Whatever you want from paddlesport, one of our courses will give you a firm foundation of skill and experience.

Overview of Canoeing and Kayaking Days, Holidays and Courses

Mountain & Water offers courses and holidays at several locations around Wales; from introductory "taster" days to improver coaching on white-water and sea.

Between us we are qualified and experienced across the spectrum of canoesport, and if you are not sure what is right for you, we will help you choose the most appropriate craft and environment to get the most out of canoeing or kayaking.

We offer courses in open canoes. open-cockpit kayaks and closed-cockpit kayaks On some courses, you will have the opportunity to paddle all three types.

Our courses are run on an informal flexible basis, to give you the skills and experience to move on in whatever form of canoeing or kayaking interests you.


Canoeing and/or Kayaking Tasters

Taster Session, placid water - various locations

Full day River Trip Afon Gwy / River Wye


Holidays, courses and tours suitable for beginners (may also be enjoyed by those with some experience). Available to groups of 4-12 booking together.

Guided Canoe Camping Tour: Afon Gwy - River Wye

Afon Hafren - River Severn: by Canoe

Introduction to Paddlesport - Canoeing and Kayaking


Holidays, courses and tours suitable for those with some experience. (If you can control a canoe or kayak on placid water, and are comfortable in a capsize situation).


Available to groups of 4-12 booking together.

Introduction to Sea Kayaking

Tracks, Tides and Teashops: Touring and Exploring Wales on foot and by Canoe or Kayak


New for 2015 - Available to groups of 6-12 booking together.

Crossing Scotland by canoe - the An Gleann Mòr / Great Glen Tour


Available to groups of 2-8 booking together.

On to White-water: Canoe or Kayak

Expeditioning Skills for Open Canoe

Water Awareness Days (River or Open Water) - to equip you to go exploring by canoe or kayak


Bespoke trips, tours and training for groups:

If you can book as a group, and are looking for something desiged for YOU, contact us to discuss your needs; maybe we can help!.


Qualifications Courses in Canoeing and Kayaking:

British Canoe Union (BCU) Star Tests and Basic Rescue Awards.

 We do not usually follow a formal syllabus, but if you want to take BCU/UKCC 1, 2 and 3 Star tests, Paddlepower or basic rescue awards, this can be arranged.


Unaccompanied canoe and kayak hire

Available through our associate company Backwaters.

Frequently Asked Questions about canoeing and kayaking

Canoeing and Kayaking: Overview of Days, Holidays and Courses
 Date Last Modified: 09/08/14