Half Day Kayak River Trip and Start Award


Venue: Barden Road, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1UR

Why not join us for a leisurely half day's paddling on the river Medway at Tonbridge and complete the new British Canoeing Paddle Start Award!

We use Wavesport Crossover kayaks which are ideal for adults. These are all fitted with drop down skegs making them easy to paddle in a straight line.

The trip is led by Grant Scamell, BCU Level 5 Coach.

We will be paddling passed Tonbridge Castle and round the island and up towards the Leigh Barrier.

During the trip, we will cover all the skills needed to pass the new British Canoeing Paddle Start Award. Each participant will receive a certificate at the end of the day.

Please note:
The minimum age of participants on this course is twelve or younger at our discretion by arrangement.

Course cost 60


  • Use of Wavesport Ethos crossover kayak, paddle, buoyancy aid, helmet, spray deck.
  • A half day's coaching/river leadership by Grant Scamell - BCU Level 5 Coach.
  • Free parking permit in Tonbridge for the day.

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Scamell Coaching
Orlestone Rise, Ruckinge Road
Hamstreet, Kent TN26 2NW

+44(0)7515 370770

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