BSO Tittesworth Reservoir Safari

Explore the beautiful environment of Tittesworth Water

Suitability: All ages

For those new to paddling, this is a perfect opportunity to get into a boat and learn something new in an amazing environment. and see the potential. This is a unique way of experiencing water at as Tittesworth with views across the Roaches and wildlife such as Kingfishers, Grebes and many other ducks and geese being regular visitors.
 
With technical equipment supplied and expert instructors on hand, all the complexity is taken care of so you can enjoy the boat cut through glassy water as we take on a tour of the lake. and gentle rapids.
 
This trip is undertaken in two-person canoe,  (where you can sit or kneel and the paddle has one end),  two-person sit on top kayaks (where you sit and the paddle has two ends) or solo sit on tops (where you sit and the paddle has two ends).  12 spaces available per session located at Tittesworth Water Sports and Activity Centre.

BSO Tittesworth Reservoir Safari in pictures

Participants details

We need participants names to fill in the course registers and pass to the instructors. If you are purchasing an activity for somebody else please make sure to pass on the booking details to them.

What you will get out of the day

All canoeing and kayaking equipment provided.
This activity is open to anyone with or without experience.
There is no age restriction to this activity, although all under 16’s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Meeting times and logistics

Although your meeting point is onsite this activity involves a 30-40 minute transfer by minibus to the reservoir. Please meet at least 10 minutes before the course start time so your instructor can start to assign you equipment. Any delay in departure will shorten the groups experience and latecomers will be left behind. Due to the nature of the experience it is not possible to join the group at a later time.

Meet at the SofA meeting point

Transfer by minibus to Tittesworth

Session at Tittesworth

Transfer back to Thornbridge by minibus

Elsewhere on Alpkit

A few goodies that might help you get the most out of this course.

Canoeing
A modern book on the traditional open canoe and its paddling techniques from the open canoe master Ray Goodwin

Canoe Camping
Thorough and inspiring guide to canoe camping

Heavy duty dry bags

Airlok Xtra 13l
13 litre extra strong dry bags with added attachment points

Tag Description
Provided By Tittesworth Water Activity Centre
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Student / Instructor Ratio 6:1
Location Tittesworth Reservoir
Min age None

General advice

  • The School of Adventure is run by the Alpkit Foundation and all courses are with qualified instructors.
  • To participate in School of Adventure activities you must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket.
  • Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket may be cancelled and refunded.
  • Course times indicate the time you will be leaving from your meeting point to returning to it.
  • Your instructor will require you to sign a participation form before your activity commences. Children under 18 must get their form signed by their accompanying parent or guardian.
  • For courses offsite you will have to provide your own transport.
  • Courses will start without you if you are late.
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