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“eel pie island”(28 reviews)
“paddle boarding”(12 reviews)
“white swan”(11 reviews)
Truly wonderful canoe, kayak and paddle board adventures in Richmond upon Thames, London… Whether you are after a gentle introduction to kayaking or an active office Summer party or some inspiring SUP Yoga with some pretty great people, you have...more
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River Lane | Petersham, Richmond TW10 7AG, England
+44 7827 829721
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All reviews eel pie island paddle boarding white swan kayak trip great fun the pub great trip great morning great company beautiful stretch spend an afternoon birthday treat for my husband excellent instruction interesting stories clear instructions teddington lock a lot of fun
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

The SUP taster session is ideal for anyone wanting to give this a try. The river is easy to navigate but most importantly, Piers is an excellent, patient teacher.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We used the Eel Pie canoe trip as a team building exercise and everyone really enjoyed themselves. Piers put everyone immediately at ease particularly those that had not canoed before and also made it fun when walking us through the basic techniques and safety aspects....More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Thought we’d give paddle boarding a try and were really glad we chose this company. The whole experience was relaxed and enjoyable. Piers was an excellent instructor. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Booked a private twilight paddle session with Piers and convinced 10 of my girlfriends to join me. Some were excited, some weren't sure. Piers looked after everything brilliantly and we had an amazing time, and 2 of the not sures have already suggested we go...More

Thank Sheldonator
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had a lovely trip, we went Kayaking and we really enjoyed it. We were both pretty new at it but didn’t make a difference really... our guide was really friendly, calming and informative. If you want a particularly bonding activity then...More

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Have now been twice (two x 2 hour sessions) and would thoroughly recommend the experience. Relaxed yet informative tuition from the very experienced Piers, good equipment and a stunning location on the Thames between Richmond and Ham House. Also dog friendly. Will certainly go back...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A great taster session for SUP on the river at Richmond. Great coaching - lots of fun and v easy to pick up and enjoy. Nobody fell in - we all enjoyed it. I am definitely going back for more.

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The SUP paddle from Richmond to Teddington with a much needed coffee stop at the Airstream café by Teddington lock was a great start to Sunday. Herons everywhere, rowers out and plenty of river space. Get up early and just do it!!

Thank 208gf
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

After a safety briefing and some instruction from Piers, we set off for a sunset kayak journey from Petersham Meadows to Twickenham. This is such a tranquil and beautiful stretch of the River Thames; the pace was very gentle and leisurely, fit for anybody that...More

Thank scdaly
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Really enjoyed the Eel Pie Island Kayak, thanks to Piers for sharing some local stories along the way and we definitely enjoyed the stop off at the pub on the way back! Would love to get out there and do this again :)

Thank _jofash
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