Gloucester Dock

Tall Ship Paddling Experience 

Experience the city of Gloucester from a unique perspectiveMeander your kayak or paddleboard among the historical tall ships of Gloucester Dock.

Starting in the heart of Gloucester Dock 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 in Gloucester Dock. All available session can be booked on the live interactive calendar on this page. If you would like to kayak or paddleboard in Gloucester Dock on a date and time that is not currently available please feel free to contact up using the contact us page.

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

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


The Barge Arm, The Docks,

Gloucester GL1 2DN

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