90 Minute Canoe Taster Session - Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre

90 Minute Canoe Taster Session - Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre

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Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre, Canal & River Trust

Waters Road



United Kingdom

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Refund policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Would you like to learn a new skill of canoeing at one of the UKs leading canal attractions?

About this event

Canoe Standedge!

Our taster sessions around the waters of Standedge and heading towards Marsden will introduce you to the joys and freedom of canoeing. Jump in one of our canoes and join the fun with our expert tutors who will guide you through the basics, then take you down the Huddersfield Canal to learn manoeuvres and finish with some exciting water sports games!

Please read below for what to expect and guidance for your visit.

What to Expect

  • Your own canoe which has capacity for up to 3 people (Max 2 Adults and 1 child)
  • Our price is £35 per canoe.
  • Buoyancy aids of various sizes (Smallest size fits a 6 year old child, please bear in mind this age limit when booking)
  • Expert tuition by our accredited instructors
  • a full 1 hour 30 minute session around the site of one of the oldest pieces of industrial heritage in the country.
  • true Yorkshire spirit!
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Advice for a great day out

  • We advise you to bring a spare change of clothes, even if you are a master at canoeing, there is always a chance of falling in.
  • We do have procedures in place for this and it wouldn't necessarily exclude you from getting back in the canoe and trying again.
  • Our site is limited in its facilities, we do have an inclusive toilet for you to use to change your clothes.

Terms and Conditions

1. 3 persons per boat maximum - this is 2 adults and 1 child under 15

2. children must be aged 6 and over to fit the buoyancy aid, however exceptions can be made if children younger than 6 can fit the buoyancy aid correctly. feel free to visit the site before booking to try out the sizes.

3. children can go on their own but must be supervised by an adult from the bankside. this is only recommended for older children

4. dogs are not allowed in our canoes for safety reasons.

5. our refund policy is as follows; refunds are allowed up until 2 days before the event. eventbrite fees are non refundable. please contact 01484 844 298 if you need to speak to someone locally

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