Water

Water Activities at Viney Hill


Canadian Canoeing

With 2 or 3 in each boat is suitable for all ages and abilities, with a full safety brief and instruction on how to canoe, as well as lots of fun and games. The sessions take place on a local lake in the heart of the forest. Book early to avoid disappointment, as the Forestry Commission take lake bookings on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

Physical effort – moderate

Kayaking

In single seat boats is suitable for all ages and abilities, with a full safety brief and instruction on how to kayak. Learn to balance on the water then off you go! Early booking is advisable as the sessions take place on a local lake in the heart of the forest which is let by the forestry Commission on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

Physical effort – moderate

Overnight Canoe Bivi

Journey in 2 or 3 person Canadian canoes along the river with an introduction to canoeing skills followed by the fun of sleeping under the stars and a morning paddle, before returning to the Centre by lunchtime the next day. You will provide your own food. This activity is dependent on river conditions.

Physical effort – moderate to strenuous

Raft Building

A great way to work on team-building skills. You will learn how to build your own raft to get you to your destination across placid water, with various games on the way. You will get wet! Early booking is advisable as the sessions take place on a local lake in the heart of the forest which is let by the Forestry Commission on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

Physical effort – moderate

River Trip

For more of an adventure, spend an instructor-led day on the river in our Canadian canoes. With a full safety brief and instruction on how to canoe, the River Trip is a wonderful opportunity to see the landscape from a different perspective. This activity is dependent on river and weather conditions.

Physical effort – moderate

Overnight Canoe Bivi

Journey in 2 or 3 person Canadian canoes along the river with an introduction to canoeing skills followed by the fun of sleeping under the stars and a morning paddle, before returning to the Centre by lunchtime the next day. You will provide your own food. This activity is dependent on river conditions.

Physical effort – moderate to strenuous

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