Tall Ship Paddling Experience

Join Discover Paddling for a fun and unique way to experience Gloucester Tall Ships Festival from the water. Glide along the water with friends and family.

Beginners welcome, no previous canoeing or paddleboarding experience is necessary!

Our friendly instructor will be there to teach you the paddling skills and guide you along the water.

Jump on board and Discover Paddling with us.





1 Hours

Pre Requisites


Under 18’s need to be accompanied on the water with a parent or guardian
Suitable for ages 8+
All participants must wear a provided personal flotation device

What's included?

A journey around Gloucester's Historic Waterway. 
Water safety briefing
Basic paddling technique – forwards, backwards, turning and stopping.
Self rescue techniques
Instruction from our passionate and qualified instructors.
Small group sizes (maximum 8 per instructor)


What to bring?

Paddling kit to wear on the water.

Suitable footwear for the water.


Drinking water