The Home of Canoe Hire, Comfy Camping and Short Breaks on the River Nene in Northamptonshire, Since 2010

For more information or to book a trip call 01933 522 223.

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Welcome to Canoe2 - The Home of Canoe Hire, Comfy Camping and Short Breaks on the River Nene in Northamptonshire, Since 2010. And now offering a range of hire craft on our lake, right by our new base, The Boathouse at Rushden Lakes, where you’ll also find our Brand New Canoe Shop. See our “Paddle Links” above for more detail.

Centrally located between London and Birmingham, with Canoe2 you can hire a canoe from our base by the River Nene in rural Northamptonshire, and paddle down river for half a day to 5 days toward Peterborough, and into Cambridgeshire. Renowned for our high level of service, trips include pick-up and, where relevant, overnight accommodation, breakfast and baggage transfer.

We’re incredibly excited to have moved to the new Rushden Lakes leisure, retail & tourism development. Just click the GO button below to read more. We can’t wait to see you there…


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Quick Find

Let our Quick Trip Chooser recommend a paddle for you. From 2 hour “tasters” to 5-Day Adventures - It’s all here, just waiting to be found… Adventures Begin Here…

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All-Adult Group
Adults with Children all aged 10 or over
Adults with Children aged 5 to 10


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Photo Gallery!

Why not take a look at our Photo Gallery of our trips and base at Rushden Lakes?

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Client Testimonials

Don’t just take our word for it - see what our lovely customers have to say on Trip Advisor! We’ve got 5 stars!

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Rushden Lakes

Find out about our new home environment at the wonderful new Leisure, Retail & Tourism Destination, Rushden Lakes

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Rushden Lakes

Contact & Find

Does what it says in the header. Follow the link below and you’ll be able to Contact Us, and yes, Find Us.

Just need our number? It’s 01933 522 223

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Wildlife Paddles

In partnership with The Wildlife Trust, we’re offering fabulous Dawn Chorus & Bat Spotting paddles for 2018

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Latest News from our Blog!

​Find out the latest from Canoe2 at Rushden Lakes on our Blog.

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Rushden Lakes - Canoe Hire!

​Want to know more about the Canoe hire at Rushden Lakes? Fancy an impulse paddle in a Kayak or a leisurely trip in a Swan Pedalo after your shopping trip? Find out more by clicking below!

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