You can learn the skills to paddle your own kayak. The Tamar Lakes are a safe way to get to grips with this ever popular sport.
Explore the tranquil Bude canal, have a 'wet and wild' session or just develop and refine your skills with Canoeing with Shoreline Extreme Sports
Bude is an ideal location for all types of paddlesport. We use the sea, the surf, our canal and local rivers to run a wide variety of courses.
A Bude Canoe Experience is great fun for everyone, paddling open canoes on the gorgeous Bude Canal. You will learn the basics of canoe paddling and head off on a canoe journey to explore, see wildlife, and practice a variety of canoeing skills. The Bude Canal has a terrific amount of wildlife and interesting history. You will see the countryside from a new and exciting perspective. Common sights include jumping fish, Heron, Kingfisher, Moorhen, Cormorant, Warblers, Ducks, Geese, Dragon fly, and if you are really lucky maybe an Otter, Water Vole or Snake!
Canadian Canoeing with Atlantic Pursuits is a great activity requiring a little bit of team work and learning steering skills as you paddle up Bude Canal, an area of outstanding natural beauty.