Newark Priory on the River Wey

These resources might help you plan your next adventure

Canoeing
Song of the Paddle website
Paddle Points website
Downcreek Paddles
Canoe Massif Central link
Pesda Press link
Rivers Publishing link
British Canoeing link
Open Canoe Association
The Paddle magazine
River App
Eax Vives
Medway Canoe Trail Link
Elveys Canoe Hire link

Song of the Paddle - a website and forum for all things open canoe. The blogs are a superb source of inspiration on where to go paddling.

Paddle Points - a map based resource that shows you where to paddle with thousands of info points added by members

Downcreek Paddles - beautiful, high performance, hand crafted wooden paddles

Canoe Massif Central - canoe outfitter and trip enabler in this wonderful part of France

Pesda Press - publisher of guide and instruction books

Rivers Publishing - publisher of excellent guide books and maps specifically produced for paddlers

British Canoeing - the "official body" for canoeing. The Go Canoeing section is useful, and membership is the easiest option for those requiring a licence for most of the navigations of England and Wales.

The Open Canoe Association - friendly organisation promoting all things open canoeing

The Paddler - the International magazine for recreational paddlers, both free online and in a print version. High quality articles covering every aspect of paddling, be it kayaking, SUPs, oceans, rivers, open canoes or anything else. I'm proud to have had several articles published by them.

riverapp - Phone App for river conditions from more than 20 000 sites inthe UK, Europe and north America, a really handy thing to have. Shows gauges, sections, rivers.

Medway Canoe Trail - arguably the best infrastructure on a navigation, with portage platforms, and canoe slides around almost all the locks/weirs. Long enough for 2 days paddling.

Elveys Canoe - Canoe hire, training and guided trips on the River Medway, Kent.

Walking
Walking
Walkhighlands link

Walk Highlands - a website and forum for all things to do with Scottish Walking, plus a bit from the UK and the rest of the world. The Trip reports are an excellent source if information and inspiration for walking in the Highlands. Register for up to 1:25k OS map viewing and plotting.

The BMC link

The BMC - the national body for Mountaineering, Climbing and Hillwalking.

Ordnance Survey link

Ordnance Survey - the best mapping organisation in the world, we are very lucky. OS Maps app is a useful tool, for a small annual fee.

UK Hillwalking website

UK Hillwalking - a website and lively forum for all things to do with hillwalking, as well as banter to do with the outdoors in general.

Safety Basics

Adventure Smart. A resource to help you understand the basic safety considerations when hill walking, biking, or out on the water.

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I've always loved the outdoors, and take great pleasure from both the big adventures and the days close to home. Through my writing and photography, I hope to help others understand that by simply getting outside with open eyes, having adventures is easy.

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