We offer a wide range of river Thames canoeing and kayaking trips to suit everyone. Have a browse through our list below to see what takes your fancy. We are more than happy to discuss variations to suit you so just get in touch if you can’t find exactly what you are looking for!
River Thames Canoeing and Kayaking Trips
Abingdon to Pangbourne – 23 miles, 2 days in a canoe or kayak, 7 locks
We provide canoe hire from Abingdon to Pangbourne. Abingdon is a picturesque town with easy access to the river Thames, making it a great place to start this paddle downstream.
Pangbourne to Sonning – 9.3 miles, 1 day trip, 4 locks
Pangbourne to Sonning is a fantastic day trip where you can really see the Thames at it’s best. This is popular trip with all groups, no matter what ability level they are at!
Goring to Reading – 7 miles, roughly 4 hours, 4 locks
We provide canoe and kayak hire from Goring to Reading. This is a nice gentle paddle downstream passing through the historic town of Pangbourne en route. You can stop off for a spot of lunch at a local pub here or have a nice picnic on the side of the river before continuing on to Reading.
Cholsey to Henley – 23 miles, 2 day trip, 8 locks
You will paddle 10 miles along a lovely stretch of the river Thames to Mapledurham and stay at campsite there or in a hotel in Caversham. on the second day, continue through to Henley where you will be collected by the River and Rowing Museum.
Reading to Henley – 8.4 miles, 1 day trip, 4 locks
Within walking distance of Reading station or easy parking you will launch just upstream of Caversham Lock and very soon you will be out of the town and in to unspoiled rural countryside all the way to Henley-on-Thames.
Sonning to Henley – 6 miles, a short day day trip, 2 locks
This is especially suitable for families with children and light paddlers who are looking for a relaxed adventure.
Henley to Marlow – 9.5, 1 full day, 3 locks
This stretch of the river Thames is beautiful and as a result this route is very popular. It is suitable for everyone no matter what ability level they are at!