Bristol City's secret escape

Child £20

Adult £35 

English Countryside at is finest! Discover Paddling while meandering along the stunning Bristol River Avon. You will experience Bristol best kept secret along with stunning wildlife.  

Your Bristol Discover Paddling experience will start at the Chequers Inn pub, next to Hanham Mill. You and your group will be introduced to the paddlesport equipment and the skills needed to maneuver it. 

No previous paddling experience is necessary. You will be looked after by one of our fantastic Discover Paddling Team Instructors, British Canoeing qualified, highly experienced, and passionate about paddlesport.

Kayaking and Paddleboarding: mid week, evening and weekends are all available on the Bristol River Avon. All available session can be booked on the interactive calendar on this page. If you would like to kayak or paddleboard on the Bristol River Avon  with a date and time that is not currently available please feel free to contact up using the form on the page

*Under 18's must be accompanied by an over 18. 1:2 Ratio


The Chequers Inn, Ferry Rd,

Bristol BS15 3NU

What's Included?


  • Paddlesport equipment; paddleboard/kayak, paddles and buoyancy aid 

  • Passionate and professional, qualified instructors

  • Introduction to the equipment

  • Safety briefing

  • Paddleboard/kayaking instruction

  • Paddleboard games and challenges to develop skills

  • Discover Paddling annual adult paddleboarding membership - giving access to members only sessions

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Booking calendar

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