A good website for reasonably long range forecasts and detailed descriptions for each couple of hours.
Good Maps to show where the rain will fall and roughly when.
Huge website with a wealth of information
River Dart @ Holne Country Park
Gives a great indication of the current level of the River Dart Loop and Upper Dart. For more detailed description or if the Camera is broken
River Exe @ Thorverton
Shows current level of the River Exe and also included shots from the last 24 hours.
River Usk @ Brecon
Shows live images of the Usk gauge at Brecon, site also includes other webcams in Wye, Usk Watershed
River Call Lines
UK River Call Lines (Environment Agency)
River Call Wales (Environment Agency 50p/min) 0906 619 7755 Usk, Wye, Teifi, Tawe
Surf Forecast and Webcams
Detailed Surf reports for the whole world
Webcams for North Devon’s main beaches
Webcams for Newquay’s various surf beaches
Little Pink Shop
Daily photos of Croyde and Saunton Sands Courtesy of ‘The Little Pink Shop’
South Avon Canoe Club
Meet at Churchill Swimming Pool every Thursday with regular trips and courses on the weekend,
North Avon Canoe Club
A friendly club based just north of Bristol, runs regular trips and has a large fleet of club boats.
Bath Canoe Club
Located in the centre of Bath, with private access to the River Avon and a large boathouse with fleet.
Based in Keynsham
Stroud Valley Canoe Club
A fun loving family orientated club, holding regular sessions at Stratford Park Leisure Centre Indoor Pool.
Gloucester Canoe Club
Based at Maisemore Weir, with access to the Severn from their clubhouse.
Cheltenham Canoe Club
Pool Sessions at Tewkesbury School
Clevedon Canoe Club
Regular sessions on the Marine Lake in Clevedon
Avon Scout and Guide Canoe Club
Great way for young people to get into Paddling
British Canoe Union
Covering all paddle sport in England, also has a large database of clubs and Activity Centres.
The national governing body for paddle sport in Wales.
Scottish Canoe Association
The governing body for Paddle sport in Scotland.
International Canoe Federation
Information about International Paddle sport competitions.
Song of the Paddle
Open Boating canoe forum
UK Rivers Guidebook
Popular site with debate, chat and classifieds for all inland boating. Also includes detailed river guides and photos for planning trips.
UK Sea Kayak Guidebook
Sea Kayaking site with debate, chat
A Sit-On-Top and Kayak fishing forum
General White water chat and debate for Ireland
Independent kayaking website with lots of useful information and reviews.
Canoe Slalom UK
Information about slalom events around the UK.
Ray Goodwin Coaching
Quality coaching in Canoe, Kayak and Mountain Activities.
Cardiff International White Water
Coaching for all Paddling disciplines.
Inspire 2 Adventure
Adventures and coaching based in Monmouth, Wales.
Canoe Sport Coaching
Bristol based BCU and UKCC course provider.
Rock and Water Adventures
Paddling and Climbing adventures based in Dursley in Gloucestershire.
Expert coaching from Simon Westgarth and his team throughout the South West and adventure guiding across the world.
Expert Coaching and guiding, with an extensive range of first aid courses.
BCU approved Kayak training courses in the West Country, based at Clevedon, North Somerset.
Other Useful Links
River Access Campaign
Important campaign to open up all UK rivers for non motorized transport.
Canoe and Kayak Magazine
Full of good articles on all disciplines of paddle sport. Also contains gear reviews.
Videos and explanations of Freestyle move
Keep up to date with all the latest news. You can also find out more about the charity, get information about accessing grants, case studies from some of the projects they have funded in the past eight years, and details of how you can further support the canoe foundation.
Canoe, kayak and paddle building courses based in North Cumbria
Canoeing holidays in Canada1
Canoeing holidays in Canada2
A small company, established 20 years ago, that offers canoeing and dog sledding holidays, in the wild "off the beaten track" very close to nature, in northern quebec
Canoeing holidays in Sweden
A range of self guided and guided canoeing and sea kayaking tours in Sweden, featuring wild camping