Canoeing adventures.

Family fun canoeing in Cornwall, Devon and on Exmoor. red-bird1

Experience days out with fun and adventure, bring the whole family and explore the South West lakes by canoe. Try something new, spot an amazing range of wildlife, discover the lakes and create unique memories with your family and friends.

Canoeing is a great introductory to water sports, you don’t need any experience, just dry clothes and a great sense of adventure to enjoy a fun day out! Canoeing provides a great experience for all abilities, discover nature face to face and enjoy a day out like no other! Explore the lakes of Cornwall, Devon and Exmoor by Canadian canoe from only £24.


Open Sessions

This session will have a number of spaces which can be booked by anyone allowing you to meet new people while having new experiences. The instructors on this session will go through the basic skills needed to be able to play games and possibly explore your surroundings.

Bespoke Sessions

This session is designed with you in mind. It is a bespoke session for you and your family whether you want to spend more time learning specific skills, explore nature on a trip of the lake were your instructor will teach you about the landscape you are in or spend the time making family memories that will never fade by playing games that will make you laugh out loud.

Have a go - 2hr sessions

Discover all of the great things to do outdoors and explore our superb lakeside locations by canoe. Learning any new water sport can be challenging, but our lakes provide the perfect setting, you don’t have to contend with tides, there is sheltered areas for easy paddling and our fully qualified instructors provide expert but fun skills to create the ultimate canoe adventure. In our 2 hour sessions you will learn how to work as a team, explore part of the lake and play games to improve your skills.

Get into - 6hr mixed paddle day

Spend a day learning a new sport and gain all the skills that come with it. The day will be filled with practical and theory elements. Learn the different types of paddling (kayaking, canoeing and SUP) and gain advanced skills by playing games in all of the different disciplines.

Instructor led sessions are only available at Roadford, Wimbleball and Stithians Lakes.

Experience a great day out – hire and launch is available daily, subject to weather and equipment availability.


Try something new, hire a canoe and explore the lakes, from 1 hour to a full day or even a week.

(watersports member prices in brackets)
1 Hour 2 Hour 4 Hour 6 Hour
Canoe £24.00 (£21.60) £36.00 (£32.40) £52.00 (£46.80) £62.00 (£55.80)

Launch and Membership

Looking for the perfect spot to launch your own canoe or do you want to take a group out on a canoe adventure at the lakes.

For more information contact your desired activity centre.

Thinking of launching regularly – why not become a member?

Self Launch including evening buddy launch (after 5pm)
Canoe £8.00
Third party insurance is required for all crafts that are launched on the Lakes


Available at:

roadford lake, outdoor and active in devon
stithians lake, outdoor and active cornwall
tamar lakes, outdoor and active in cornwall
wimbleball lake, outdoor and active in somerset
aala, adeventure activities authority licensing
british water ski and wakeboarding
rya (royal yachting association) training centre
british stand up paddle association
british canoe union
grreen tourism award