BSO Tittesworth Reservoir Safari


Explore the beautiful environment of Tittesworth Water

Suitability: Minimum age: 8

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).  12 spaces available per session located at Tittesworth Water Sports and Activity Centre.


What you will get out of the day

Wetsuits and buoyancy aids will be provided.

You will need to bring the following:

  • Swimwear/clothing that can get wet,
  • Shoes to wear in the water,
  • A towel,
  • A change of clothes.

This activity is open to anyone with or without experience.

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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 the SofA 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

Course info card Description
Provided By Tittesworth Water Activity Centre
Student / Instructor Ratio 6:1
Location Tittesworth Reservoir
Min age Minimum age 8 years; under 16s must be accompanied by a parent/guardian

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

GNPDGT towel

GNPDGT Beach Towel
Go Nice Places and Do Good Things with this 100% cotton comfy and cosy beach towel

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

Airlok 4 litre dry bag chilli (red)

Airlok 4l
4 litre roll-top drybag: silicone-coated ripstop nylon with fully-taped seams to keep your stuff dry when paddling, swimming, or getting rained on

Airlok Xtra 13l drybag with attachment points

Airlok Xtra 13l
13 litre drybag with attachment point and shoulder strap designed to be tough and adaptable for adventures and expeditions, ideal for lining your pack or carrying a sleeping mat

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