Town & Country Tour – Bath Spa

November

From: £60.00

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This Escape Day has bucket list written all over it! Our experienced guide will lead you out from picturesque Bathampton, past the stunning, honey toned 18th century, Georgian architecture of Bath Spa, and out alongside the picture perfect Pultney Bridge Weir. You’ll meander along the pretty Kennet and Avon canal pit stopping for a picnic lunch alongside one of the many locks.
From here you can decide how the rest of your adventure unfolds. Head back to your vehicle OR continue on as we rejoin the River Avon beneath the stunning Warleigh Weir, this stretch is a hot spot for kingfisher spotting. Finishing back at our start location in Bathampton.
Please note this adventure takes in two significant portages where you will need to carry board and kit. The second can be avoided if you decide to finish your adventure at the half way point. Stretch one is aprox 9km including walking portage. Stretch 2 is aprox 8.5km including walking portage.
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 11 or 12ft TOURING board, paddle, buoyancy aid, quick release belt, head torch, RIVER FIN IS 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 Bathampton
    Experience paddling alongside the stunning, golden hued Georgian architecture in Bath Spa
  • Enjoy a safe and fun paddle around Pultney Bridge Weir and Warleigh Weir, the views are incredible!
  • Meander along pretty canals and locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal
  • Receive a safety briefing along with your board, paddle, buoyancy aid and helmet if desired
    The details
      • Full-Day guided trip. 9am meet.
      • £60.00pp includes kit and guiding.
      • Receive a safety briefing along with your board, paddle, buoyancy aid.
      • Board, paddle, buoyancy aid, quick release belt included
      • Wetsuit available for hire at £10.00.
      • Adults only trip.
      • You will be added to a WhatsApp group a few days prior. NOTIFY us via email if you do not use WhatsApp.
      • PADDLER SUITABILITY: Attendees MUST be able to swim unaided and have a reasonable level of relevant fitness.Be able to paddle 2-3 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’.

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 2-3 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’.

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.

1 review for Town & Country Tour – Bath Spa

  1. Lynda Whitcombe

    Amazing way to see Bath and surrounding countryside. A long paddle with portage, but plenty of help and great lot of paddlers too, loved it.

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