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

Towpath Trail Bike & Canoe Hire

Operating since 1990 from their hire centre in BoA directly opposite the towpath. 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.

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Canoe Hire Bradford on Avo
Sally Narrow boats Canoe Hire Bradford on Avon

Sally Canoe Hire

Sally Canoe & Narrow boat hire is located at Bradford on Avon Marina, from where you can either head east towards Devizes or west towards Bath. The canoes fit a family of four comfortably, but if you are feeling brave solo paddlers are also welcome. Advanced bookings recommended.

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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)

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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.