Experiences

Sit Down Paddle Boarding

  •  1hr, 2hr, half day (3hrs), full day (6hrs) unsupervised Sit Down Paddle Boarding sessions along the River Stour.
  • Paddle the peaceful River Stour during the day or evening, 7 days a week.
  • Anyone under the age of 18, must be always accompanied by an adult.

Prices – 1hr – £15, 2hrs – £25, 3hrs – £35, 6hrs – £65

PLEASE ARRIVE TO YOUR SESSION AT LEAST 15 MINUTES EARLY AND READY TO GO ON THE WATER.

Hire our  sit-down boards from The Henny Swan.  These boards are designed to simulate Kayaking., so great for beginners. You can choose from 1hr, 2hrs, half day or a full day. Obviously the longer you hire the more of the river you will see. Paddle down the River Stour, taking in the beautiful countryside and wildlife you will never see from the road. Sessions start from £15 per person.

NOTE: IF MEMBERS OF YOUR GROUP ARE BRINGING THEIR OWN CRAFT, THEY WILL NEED TO PURCHASE A LAUNCH PASS FROM THE PUB BEFORE GOING ON THE WATER. THEY ALSO WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO LAUNCH UNTIL THE PUB IS OPEN. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE HENNY SWAN.

By the river

Come down to one of our Paddle Boarding bases on the beautiful River Stour. Hire our boards from The Henny Swan. You can choose from 1hr, 2hrs, half day or a full day. Obviously the longer you hire the more of the river you will see. Paddle down the River Stour, taking in the beautiful countryside and wildlife you will never see from the road. We use the best equipment and supply buoyancy aids to keep you safe on the water. Before you head out one of our team will give you a safety and paddle briefing so you can maximize the fun on the water.

Experience overview

The ins and outs of paddle board hire

Safety

Optional buoyancy aid

Duration

Sessions from 1 hour

Board length

3200mm

Unsupervised

Activity

Minimum age

7 years old

Location

The Henny Swan

Useful info

Pub Rules and Parking

– A launch pass is required when launching your owncraft
– No private launching until the pub is open
– Only food and drink purchased from the pub, to be consumed – NO PICNICS
– Please try to travel in the least number of cars as possible. Parking is limited and this is better for the environment.
– The Paddle Company car park can be located next to The Henny Swan, in the farmers’ field. (No overnight parking)

Supervision & restrictions

– We offer both Supervised and unsupervised sessions. Please check out the details on the experience page before booking.
– Before every session we will provide a safety and paddle briefing.
– Supervised sessions are currently only being run from The Henny Swan site (Mid Week Only)
– Young Children are allowed on the of the paddle board with adult supervision. Buoyancy aids provided. A surcharge will be charge for extra people on a paddle board.
– Please stay safe, this is a working environment, located in a busy car park.

Who is it suitable for?

– This sport is suitable for ages 7 and over.
– If you have younger children, they can go on the front of the board with you. If you have a life jacket for anyone under the age of 7, please bring it. We have a limited supply of toddler life jackets
– If hiring a canoe, all under 18s must be accompanied on the same craft by an adult.
– You don’t have to stand up, you can sit or kneel on these boards.
– No dogs allowed on our paddle boards (Sorry!)
– We also hire Sit Down Paddle Boards if standing is not for you.

Safety information

– Buoyancy aids are recommended and must be worn at all times.
– Leashes are supplied with every board. These must be worn at all times when on the water.
– All participants must be able to swim; we do not recommend Paddle Boarding or canoeing for non-swimmers.
– You cannot be under the influence of alcohol or drugs whilst on the crafts.
– Children under the age of 18 must be always accompanied by an adult

Additional info

– We supply the paddleboard (or Canoes), the paddle, Buoyancy aid, and Wet shoes. We also have dry bags and phone cases if required.
– Bring a change of clothes and towel– Just in case!
– Dress for the weather. Shorts and Ts are fine in the summer. Wetsuits recommended in the lower season. No jeans or hoodies.
– Bring sun lotion and water on hot days.
– Please turn up 15 minutes before your booking for a safety and paddle briefing.
– Wetsuits not available.
– If you want to eat or drink at The Henny Swan, please contact them directly.

 

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