SUP PADDLEBOARDING EXPERIENCES IN THE WYE VALLEY AND ON THE COTSWOLD CANALS

OUR HOME RIVER WYE

Our Wye Valley HQ is based in the pretty market town of Ross-on-Wye. Here we operate from our mobile Paddle Wagon on the riverside green, Wye Street. Our Adventure days and Escapes operate within the Wye Valley between Hoarwithy and Redbrook.

Ross-on-Wye has a wealth of independent cafes, pubs and shops. There is ample parking at the Wilton Road Car Park, £1.00 cash for the day (note this is height restricted) or there is limited free parking for four hours on Wye Street.

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OUR HOME COTSWOLD CANALS

Our Cotswold Canals HQ is based at The Black Shed café in Slimbridge. Here we operate from our water front Paddle Cabin next to The Black Shed. Our Adventure days operate along the Stroud navigation waterways between Sharpness and Gloucester.

Slimbridge offers a friendly canal side café, The Black Shed and caravan/camp site at The Tudor Caravan Park. There is free parking on Kingston road (note there is a low height restriction) 6:00-22:00. Parking at The Black Shed is for patrons of the café ONLY and is limited to 3 hours.

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OUR TEAM

River Wye Paddleboarding Adventures Karen Maidment
Karen Maidment
FOUNDER

Paddleboarding Adventures (SUP FoD) was born in 2014 when founder Karen Maidment fell in love with Paddleboarding whilst on retreat in Sri Lanka. Her very first SUP experience was a sunrise paddle along the mangroves, complete with king coconut freshly plucked from the tree!

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River Wye Paddleboarding Adventures Aaron Sampson
Aaron Sampson
LEAD COACH

Aaron has been teaching Paddle sports as a British Canoeing Coach since 2015. But his love for the water began at the tender age of 10. Aaron is particularly passionate about white water paddling, be that in a kayak or on a SUP, along with freestyle kayaking and open canoeing.

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River Wye Paddleboarding Adventures Sean Smithson
Sean Smithson
LEAD COACH

Sean is an adventurer through and through. 12 years ago, whilst stationed in Belize with the army he experienced his first SUP adventure, paddling along the Mopan river through stunning caves and was hooked. On returning to the UK Sean trained with the ASI achieving both 1 and 2 level status.

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OUR SERVICE

Adventure with Confidence. Our sessions are risk assessed each time to ensure your safety and our insurance covers both students and coaches.

All Paddleboarding Adventures Coaches are certified with a water sport National Governing Body, are trained in Safety & Rescue, First Aid and are DBS checked, allowing them to deliver fun, safe, and engaging adventures.

An adventure with Paddleboarding Adventures is made up 3 simple steps.

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What to do if your session is postponed due to unforeseen weather. Arrive at your designated location at the designated time. Your SUP Coach will greet you, get you kitted out and settle you in to your pre-water adventure safety and SUP 101 briefing.

OUR ETHOS

We are fiercely passionate about maintaining the beauty of our paddling ground in the Wye Valley and on the Cotswold Canals. As such we have joined forces with Planet Patrol to host free community paddle and pick clean ups. Planet Patrol exists to protect our planet and wildlife by addressing the pressing threats of litter and the single-use culture. They are a community-focused, solution-orientated, non-profit organisation: a movement of people working for a cleaner future.

Planet Patrol | Environmental charity tackling plastic pollution (planetpatrol.co)

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