Canoe the Hackney Wild - Tottenham to Mile End

  • Location London
  • Duration 1 day
  • Price £48.00 per person
  • Kayaking & Canoeing
  • microadventure

Adventure Highlights

See the wild and vibrant East End of London from a completely new angle on the River Lea

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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 14:00

The plan Glide along the River Lea through the vibrant and wild East end of London. From the majestic weeping willows of Victoria Park through the hip neighbourhood of Hackney Wick, with its lively street art scene. Continue past the Olympic Park to the wilderness of the Hackney and Walthamstow Marshes and the Middlesex Filter Beds Nature Reserve. Opportunities to stop for refreshments at the Crate Brewery in the buzzing White Building or the Riverside Café in Springfield Park. The Paddling Three hours of gentle paddling on sheltered water in open canoes. No previous experience of paddling necessary but some level of fitness recommended. The route is 7km. There is morning paddle starting in Mile End and paddling North to Tottenham Hale and an afternoon paddle starting in Tottenham Hale and paddling South to Mile End.

End time 17:30

Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

What's included

  • Guide Fully guided
  • Food Snacks
  • Drink Refreshments
  • Equipment All canoeing equipment including canoes, buoyancy aids, paddles, waterproof jackets if needed, dry bags to keep your personal things in.

What you'll need to bring

  • Other Comfortable active wear for paddling. Water bottle. Suncream

Cancellations

Strict - Cancel up to 31 days before your adventure to recieve a 75% refund

Cancelling less than 30 days before results in no refund.

Refund excludes processing fees. Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

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Location

Starting point:

Tottenham Hale: Entrance to River Lea from Ferry Lane, N17 9AU opposite Tottenham Lock. Nearest tube station Tottenham Hale.

James

Adventure leader

James

James has had over 15 years experience in outdoor activity leadership, coaching and guiding. He is a qualified mountain instructor, teaching...