The Board of British Canoeing is pleased to issue this joint statement with Ivan Lawler and Pam Bell, which outlines our plans and proposals to address the challenges around access and the right of navigation in England.
Are you passionate about outdoor recreation and canoe touring? British Canoeing is looking for volunteers to form a new Recreational Touring working group in England.
British Canoeing welcomes DEFRA’s 25 Year Environment Plan, the long anticipated strategy for the environment released earlier this year.
British Canoeing would like to make paddlers aware that high water levels at Symonds Yat rapids on the River Wye have caused movement amongst the boulders that make up the rock walls (groynes) on river left of the island.
We’re looking for canoe clubs to trial a new environmental pilot scheme.
Find out more about the current floating pennywort spread and help the Environment Agency by reporting the current distribution of this invasive species and take measures to prevent the spread.
Six new canoe trails have launched across England with four trails on the River Exe, one trail on the River Wear through Durham, and one for the nature lovers on the Peak Forest Canal on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District.
Places to paddle manager Ben Seal took a journey along the first leg from Brownhills Canoe Centre along the Wyrley & Essington to test the water!
On Saturday 21st October, 53 paddlers took to the waters around Dudley to explore the elusive Dudley and Netherton tunnel system which is only open to canoes and kayaks on a few days a year.
Bruce Buckland, one of our Waterway Volunteers, recently attended the Conservative Party Conference and engaged a number of MP’s on rivers access.
The Canal & River Trust waterway charity hosted a week-long programme of free canoeing and science activities for local schoolchildren in Burnley.
Ben Seal and Richard Atkinson, from the British Canoeing Places to Paddle Team, were delighted to meet Sport and Recreation Alliance Board Member, Anne Usher MBE at the Sport and Recreation Alliance in London on 29th Sept 2017.