Paddle & Steam Train Tour – River Severn

Full Day Tour.

From: £75.00

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Fancy something truly special and unique? Well here goes! Join us for a beautiful meandering 10km paddle along the River Severn. We’ll stop for a riverside picnic lunch, before packing up our boards and hoping on to a steam train for a return journey along the award winning, Severn Valley railway, first established in 1862. To top off a truly memorable day, there’ll be the opportunity to grab a slab of cake and a cuppa before catching the steam train. OR a post train journey pint at the local pub.
Please note, this escape day includes 2 small portages, where you will need to walk with your board, our guides are on hand to help if needed.
IMPORTANT: You will be added to a WhatsApp group ahead of the paddle to coordinate the day ahead of time. IF you do not use WhatsApp please notify us.
NOTE bring your own kit and enjoy a 15% discount. Enter OWNKIT24 at the checkout. MUST NOT BE USED WITH ANY OTHER PROMOTION. These places are limited. Your kit MUST include, recognised branded TOURING board, paddle, buoyancy aid, quick release belt, head torch. RIVER SPECIFIC FIN ESSENTIAL.
TO JOIN A TOUR WITH US YOU MUST HAVE YOUR OWN WATERWAYS LICENCE. THIS CAN BE PURCHASED HERE
You will
    • Enjoy a circular guided journey starting and finishing in Bridgenorth.
    • Experience a return steam train journey on the Severn Valley railway.
    • Enjoy a pub lunch at the riverside pub (not included in the price) or bring a picnic.
    • Meander along a pretty stretch of the river severn from Bridgenorth to Arley.
    • Receive a safety briefing along with your board, paddle, buoyancy aid and helmet if desired.
The details
    • Full-Day guided trip. 9am meet. 2:45 steam train journey back
    • £75.00pp includes steam train journey, kit and guiding.
    • Receive a safety briefing along with your board, paddle, buoyancy aid
    • Attendees MUST be able to swim unaided and have a reasonable level of relevant fitness
    • Board, paddle, buoyancy aid, quick release belt included
    • Wetsuit available for hire at £10.00
    • Adults only trip
    • Discount code for own kit: ownkit24 NOTE this discount code can not be used in conjunction with any other discount code
    • You will be added to a WhatsApp group a few days prior. NOTIFY us via email if you do not use WhatsApp.

T&C’s

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CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Where adverse wether conditions are the deciding factor for the cancellation of your trip by PBA you will be given 24 hours notice. Please check your emails regularly (including spam).
  • If your booking is cancelled due to adverse weather conditions you will be given a selection of dates to rebook within the current season. Or a 12-month credit note will be issued.

If the booking is cancelled by your party:

  • 72 hours+ Your booking will be fully transferable within the current season or a 12 month credit note will be issued.
  • Less than 48 hours notice your booking will not be transferred, unless it falls within our COVID-19 policy. IF we are able to fill your place from a wait list you will be issues a 12 month credit note.

PADDLER SUITABILITY

  • Be able to paddle 2 hours at a time without stopping.
  • Be able to paddle roughly in a straight line.
  • Be able to manoeuvre the board left to right and stop efficiently.
  • Be able to get yourself back on your board. ‘Self Rescue’.
  • Have enough fitness to carry your board to the station. A 10 minute walk.

OWN KIT REQUIREMENTS

  • Recognised branded touring board, 11ft or 12ft. Paddle, recognised branded buoyancy aid, quick release belt, leash, dry bag, head torch.
  • PLEASE NOTE, if your kit does not meet our criteria on the day you will be required to hire our own, or forfeit the trip with no option for a refund. Therefor we suggest you email us to check your kit is suitable.

MINIMUM 6 paddlers to run the trip.

ADULT ONLY TRIP.

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