Do I need a licence to kayak on the River Stour?
If you want to canoe on many rivers and canals you will need a ‘licence’ to do so. The navigation authority for the Suffolk/Essex River Stour is the Environment Agency. You can register your craft (powered or unpowered) with the Environment Agency (their season runs 1 Apr-31 Mar). …
Where can I launch my kayak in River Stour?
Launching is below the old bridge on a gravel bank. Put your boats on the water and paddle off to the right, downstream, towards the sea.
Can you kayak anywhere in UK?
In England & Wales, you can kayak anywhere you like, free of charge, on tidal waters except those which are off limits as above. The effect of the tide extends far up many rivers. … The general rule is that if a river was once a highway for commercial traffic, it is still a highway and can be used by kayakers.
Can you kayak through Canterbury?
Taking in the scenery by Canoe, Kayak, or Paddle Board you can enjoy having an adventure, spending time with family and friends as well as observing some wonderful wildlife. … School and Scout groups can also experience time out on the water, enjoying multi-activities, paddle lessons and raft building.
What Rivers can I kayak in Dorset?
Top 5 places to Sea Kayak in Dorset | Dorset Adventures
- Durdle Door. One of the most iconic sights along the Jurassic Coast, Durdle Door is a sight that needs to be taken in from the sea. …
- Poole Harbour. …
- Christchurch Harbour. …
- Lulworth Cove. …
- Old Harry Rocks.
Can you kayak at Dedham?
Ins and Outs: You can launch either at Dedham or Flatford. Dedham has a free car park and is less of a walk with your kit whereas Flatford is a paid car park and more of a struggle with your gear. It may however be the best option if you plan on exploring the Constable Museum in drier clothes at the end of your paddle.