Can you kayak on Beaulieu River?

Are you allowed to kayak on any river?

As long as you hold a licence, you can paddle on any of the 2,200 miles of canals and rivers administered by the Canal & River Trust. An additional licence allows you to paddle on other rivers which are maintained by the Environment Agency, including the non-tidal Thames west of London.

Can you paddleboard on the Beaulieu River?

It’s a tidal river and some sections cannot be paddled at low tide. This includes the section above Baileys Hard towards to start of the river. There are also several areas of special scientific interest along the river.

Is Beaulieu River Tidal?

Many coalesce into the flow southeast and then south across the forest heaths to the village of Beaulieu. There the river becomes tidal and once drove a tide mill in the village.

Which rivers can I kayak on?

Places to kayak and canoe in London

  • Canals. …
  • The tidal Thames. …
  • The non-tidal Thames. …
  • The River Lee (River Lea) …
  • Other London rivers. …
  • Lee Valley White Water Centre. …
  • Lakes and reservoirs. …
  • Beyond London.

Can I launch my kayak anywhere?

Kayaks, canoes and paddleboards do not need to use boat ramps. You can launch from just about anywhere there is permitted access. Keep your vehicle off ramps designed for trailer boats.

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What side of the river do you kayak on?

The best rule is whoever is most able to give way, should, or the upstream paddler has right of way. If you are unsure, read the situation and carry out the best solution. Again – safety first!

Can you paddle board at Lepe beach?

You can park and launch from Lepe. The time has been estimated based on you travelling 3 – 5mph (a leisurely pace using a recreational type of boat). paddle this waterway, however please check with Harbour Master as charges may apply.

Where is Beaulieu?

The Beaulieu River rises near Lyndhurst in the centre of the New Forest and flows south-easterly across the forest to the small picturesque village of Beaulieu. Below Beaulieu the river passes through the village of Buckler’s Hard before entering the sea through the Solent.