Links to canoeing and kayaking web sites and a few You-tube videos. Let us know if you have any other favourites to include on this page.
River conditions and weather
Where to paddle
Paddlepoints – Google map with lots of useful information for canoeists on trips, access to waterways, pubs, locks, water gauges, weirs, hazards and more
Canoe Days Out – detailed trip routes with maps covering the whole country
UK Rivers Guide Books – trips on many rivers around the country
Song of the Paddle – dedicated to Open Canoeing
Canal Plan – gazetteer of rivers and canals across Europe with precise distances
Tides on the Arun – song of the paddle chart
Flatwater kayak – forward paddling
but also see these notes on the video which clarify some inaccuracies – in the UK 999 works in an identical way.
Other useful links
Avon Navigation Trust
Canal and River Trust
Boating on the Thames – PLA site for leisure users
The Abbey River – backwater of the suburban Thames
The Swan Sanctuary
Canoeing the non-tidal Thames
Do you know how far it is from the start of the navigable Thames to Hampton CC?