Skip to content
Canoeing

Canoe Safari on Suffolks River Stour

Canoe Safari on Suffolks River Stour

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I run the local outdoor activities company and a passionate enthusiast with a particular interest in nature, wildlife and local history. I have spent most of life in the River Stour area and it's surrounding Valley exploring every track trail and it on foot, by canoe, kayak and paddleboard. I am professionally qualified in paddlesport safety and leadership and hold current First Aid.
Gordon
Gordon
Gordon
Gordon

What we’ll do

NB Price is PER CANOE not per person. Each canoe requires two paddlers and has passenger space in the middle for up to two under 10 year olds or one teen. Canoeing on the calm and tranquil River Stour provides a unique opportunity to explore one of the most historic and prettiest navigations in England as it weaves it's way through the undulating landscapes that inspired some of nations biggest…

What else you should know

The River Stour is a calm and tranquil river, it is 'ungraded' and therefore suitable for beginners of average fitness.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Canoe with buoyancy aids (canoes suitable for 2 x paddlers & up to 2 x under 10 year olds as passengers in the middle)

What to bring

Clothes: please dress for the weather incl wet weather gear if it's raining / sun hat and suncream if it's sunny! (best avoid denim if possible as it gets cold when wet)
Spare clothes: and towel useful just in case, though they've not been needed to date!
Waterproof bag (or similar) for cameras / phones / car keys
Small amount for cash for refreshments at our stop

Guest photos

Guest reviews

Navigation section for review pages

Where you'll be

We'll start our journey at Sudbury Boat Hire under Ballingdon Bridge in Sudbury - infamously crossed by Pongo Purdita in Dodie Smiths 101 Dalmations! Heading off downriver we'll be keeping our eyes peeled for river wildlife and enjoy the beauty of the Stour Valley as can only be experienced from the river.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 6 and up can attend. Adult guests must be able to swim. Non-swimming children can be accommodated when accompanied by swimming parent(s) on a 1:1 ratio.

More tips

The River Stour is a calm and tranquil river, it is 'ungraded' and therefore suitable for beginners of average fitness.
Gordon
Canoe Safari on Suffolks River Stour
6 reviews
£95 / person
6 reviews
£95 / person