Quick Answer: Where can I kayak in Dorset?

Can you just kayak anywhere?

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 kayak at Durdle Door?

About the Course. Join us on our Durdle Door Sea Kayak trip, where we will paddle along towering cliffs, experience milky coloured water from chalk in the cliffs, go rock hopping, explore caves, see beaches which are only accessible by water, and of course paddle through Durdle Door in a Sea Kayak!

Can you kayak at any beach?

The quick answer to this question is, Yes, to a degree. River kayaks work fine on the ocean for shorter trips in mild weather with no wind. But in the open ocean is a different matter and requires a minimum 14′ sea kayak with two airtight hatches in case you capsize.

Can you kayak on the River Stour Dorset?

This river has a great pull-in to the right just after the grounds of Bryanston school end, for a picnic. This is a great open canoe stretch. … The River Stour from Canford School to the sea is enjoyable.

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Can you launch a kayak anywhere 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.

Do I need a license to kayak in UK?

To simplify the answer, if you want to paddle on virtually all the inland waterways in England you will need a licence. This includes narrowboats and unpowered craft such as canoes, kayaks, dinghies, rowing boats, paddleboards, and light inflatable craft.

How much is a kayak licence in UK?

Anyone can get a licence, but it’s something you should probably buy if you paddle on inland waterways in England and Wales. The licence costs £45 for the year when you purchase through British Canoeing and covers around 4,500km of waterways.

Can I Kayak in Lulworth Cove?

Lulworth Activities provide kayaks, paddle boards (SUPs) and much more. Hire by the hour or by the day in the heart of Lulworth Cove, offering the most dynamic and unique experience the cove can offer.

How long does it take to kayak from Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door?

Join our experienced staff for an exciting and informative tour of the Jurassic Coast from Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door. During this 3 hour journey our guides will teach you efficient paddling techniques to enable you to safely explore the local coastline under the close supervision of our highly qualified instructors.

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