Canoe & Kayaking

Whether you want to hire a boat or take lessons, Bradford on Avon's location on the River Avon and Kennet & Avon Canal is ideal

Canoe Hire at the Lock Inn

Their Canadian canoes offer a fun, safe and affordable way to explore the canal. A family of 4 (2 adults/2 children) can fit into one canoe comfortably. Advanced bookings are recommend especially during the school holidays.

to hire email: or call Mark on 07852583776

Canoe Hire Bradford on Avo

Bath Boating Station

A charming Victorian boating station Thames Skiffs (rowing boats), Canadian canoes & Kayaks, punts & rowing punts for hire by the hour or day which can all be used to explore the River Avon.

8 miles from centre of Bradford on Avon (20 mins drive)

Visit the website HERE

Licensing your canoe, kayak or paddleboard

If you’d like to take your own canoe, kayak, row boat or paddleboard on the canal or river, find out what you need to know about licensing first.