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Adventures Begin Here… Let our Trip Chooser recommend the best paddle for you. From 2 hour “tasters” to 4-Day Adventures - It’s all here, just waiting to be found. You’ll want to narrow things down a bit so simply select any mix of options, press search and see what pops up

Trips in the bluey/greeney/aqua-ey colour are our standard trips - Either a day or less, or multi-day where you bring your own tent. These include hire of your canoe & equipment, as well as transport back at the end of your trip, where necessary.

Trips in the goldey/yellowie colour are our fully serviced “Short Breaks” - These also include overnight accommodation in carefully selected B&B’s, and baggage transfer included! There’s a “Short Breaks” paddle link above if you’d like more general info

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*** Change of terms specifically for 2020 season - To offer the assurance of flexibility during this uncertain time, customers will be able to postpone any Canoe2 trip as long as necessary, postponement allowed right up to start date & time of your trip ***



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“Paddle Out-n-Back” river canoe trips available 26/27/28th June, and then all trips from Saturday 4th July, subject to government guidelines


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2 Hours

Trip 1 - Rushden Lakes Boathouse, Lake & River, Paddle out & Back From £35.00 per canoe

Wonderful as a first time paddle. With up to two hours on the water, start with a gentle paddle across the lake, then explore the beautiful River Nene, before making your way back, perhaps to enjoy one of the many excellent cafe’s & restaurants before heading home. This great value paddle also benefits from the convenience of paddling out and back from Rushden Lakes, making it perfect as part of a regular keep fit regime. Choose our traditional Open Canadian Canoes or go for a Double Kayak

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2 Hours

All-Adult Group

Adults with Children all aged 10 or over

Adults with Children aged 5 to 10

Miles=You Choose

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1/2 Day

Trip 2 - Rushden Lakes Boathouse, Lake & River, Longer Paddle out & Back From £45.00 per canoe

Much like the 2 hour “paddle-out-and-back”, but more time to relax and enjoy! This Half Day paddle across the lake and out to the river gives you up to four hours on the water, and a great start/end point at the fabulous Rushden Lakes leisure & retail destination. ​Choose our traditional open Canadian Canoes or try out our double kayaks.

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1/2 Day

All-Adult Group

Adults with Children all aged 10 or over

Adults with Children aged 5 to 10

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1 Day

Trip 5 - Rushden Lakes to Thrapston Nine Arches Bridge From £90.00 per canoe

Really full, fabulous day this one, meeting at The Boathouse at 9am, a full day paddling downstream. Take a picnic, or we’d recommend stopping off at the lovely Woodford Mill Tea Room for lunch. Pick-up from Thrapston Nine Arches Bridge at 5.00pm to return you to Rushden Lakes, where you might choose to enjoy a well earned meal at your favourite restaurant over-looking the lake

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1 Day

All-Adult Group

Adults with Children all aged 10 or over

10 miles

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Trip 4 - Rushden Lakes Boathouse, Lake & River, Longest Paddle out & Back From £55.00 per canoe

Make the most of our fab start/end point at Rushden Lakes Boathouse with this full day paddle. With six hours on the water, you can head out across our lake, out onto the river for the day, upstream passing by Chester Farm and on to Wellingborough Embankment & beyond, or head downstream to Stanwick Lakes, exploring the lovely backwater. When you get back to The Boathouse at the end of your day, you might choose to pop in to your favourite lakeside cafe or restaurant for a drink and a bite to eat. Choose our traditional open Canadian Canoes or take a double kayak.

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1 Day

All-Adult Group

Adults with Children all aged 10 or over

You choose how far to paddle

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2 Days

Bundle 8 - Rushden Lakes to Oundle, B&B at Islip/Thrapston From £153.00 per person

​Starting out from our base at The Boathouse at Rushden Lakes, this two-day paddle to Oundle takes in some beautiful stretches of river, and you can enjoy a pleasant overnight stop at The Woolpack Inn,

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2 Days

All-Adult Group

Adults with Children all aged 10 or over

18.5 miles (10, 8.5)

Bed & Breakfast

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3 Days

Bundle 12 - Rushden Lakes to Fotheringhay, B&B at Islip/Thrapston & Barnwell From £258.00 per person

Great 3-day paddle, starting at our base, The Boathouse at Rushden Lakes, paddling 26 miles in total, with overnight B&B stops at Islip/Thrapston) on your first night, and Barnwell for your second night. You’ll stay overnight at The Woolpack in Islip (just a few seconds walk from the river). You’ll be well looked after with a hearty breakfast, before setting off for your second day paddling, continuing downstream to Barnwell where you’ll stay overnight at the excellent Lower Farm B&B. At the end of your third day, we’ll pick you up from Fotheringhay and take you back to your start point at Rushden Lakes.

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3 Days

All-Adult Group

Adults with Children all aged 10 or over

26 miles (10, 8, 8)

Bed & Breakfast

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4 Days

Bundle 13 - Rushden Lakes to Fotheringhay, B&B at Islip/Thrapston, Barnwell & Fotheringhay From £358.00 per person

Fantastic 4-day Adventure, taking in 26+ miles of river. You’ll start out from our base at The Boathouse, Rushden Lakes, heading downstream to Islip/Thrapston for your first overnight stop at The Woolpack Inn. Then on day two, continue to Barnwell to stop at the fabulous Lower Farm B&B. Day three sees you continue downstream to Fotheringhay where you’ll stay at the beautiful Castle Farm Guest House, right by the river. The 4th and final day, you could simply choose to explore the river around Fotheringhay further with a paddle out and back, or simply take some pleasant walks around Fotheringhay, or even spend a long lunch in the excellent Falcon Pub, serving superb food & drink. Great accommodation, all our favourite backwaters, and plenty of pubs & tea rooms all help make this an incredible and unforgettable adventure on our beautiful River Nene.

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4 Days

All-Adult Group

Adults with Children all aged 10 or over

26+ miles (10,8,8,optional)

Bed & Breakfast

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