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Self Guided Adventure

There are many ways you can create your own adventure, whether you're canoeing, kayaking, or stand up paddleboarding. 

Take a look at the British Canoeing 'Canoe Near You' map for canoe trails, which are ready planned out routes with information on parking, put in points, toilets and food-stops. With over 130 trails across the country, there's plenty to keep you going.

You can also take a look at the rivers and waterways your British Canoeing license covers you to paddle and plan your own self guided adventure.

Your British Canoeing membership allows you to paddle the Canal and River Trust waterways too... check out their fantastic resources and plan a route from one of their bases. 

Or why not try one of the challenge routes for something more epic?

There's plenty of options... so what are you waiting for? Get planning!

Challenge Routes

Looking for a new challenge? Something to plan and prepare for? Perhaps you'd like to raise money for charity, or simply try something new and different? Great, our Go Canoeing Challenge Routes are sure to inspire you and bring out the adventurer in you!

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British Canoeing Places to Paddle

The waterways and oceans are the canoeists playing field and the places where we go canoeing can vary widely, unlike other sports. From rivers and canals, to regatta lakes, pitches, play spots and white water courses; from man made to natural, remote to urban. There is truly something for everyone.

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Canoe Trails

Need some inspiration for your next adventure? Looking to explore a waterway near you? Look no further than British Canoeing canoe trails!

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If you want to canoe on many of our rivers and canals you will need a licence to do so. British Canoeing has teamed up with navigation authorities who manage the waterways to offer British Canoeing members a great rate for a waterway licence in England. Included with your British Canoeing membership is a licence to paddle over 4,500km of rivers and canals.

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