Activites run by the bbc and partners

Things To Do - Activities

SUN 24 MAY

Go Canoeing Guided Tour - City Tour

Edgbaston Watersports, Birmingham

Run by: Go Canoeing

A guided canoe tour along the Birmingham Mainline canal into the city centre and return.

clock13:00–16:00

Suitable for 5+

BBC Get Inspired
  • Parking available at this location
  • Toilets available at this location
  • Disabled toilets not available at this location
  • Disabled access not available at this location
  • Baby changing not available at this location
  • Food not available at this location
  • Picnic Area not available at this location
  •  Dogs are not welcome at this location
Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

Add to calendar

Your chance to get a water's eye view of the city centre, this trip which is led by qualified canoe and kayak coaches will take you through the quiet back waters into the hustle and bussle of Brindley Place and return. The surrounding buildings are rich in history and the water provides ideal views for the newer buildings.

The tour will meet here at Edgbaston Watersports where we will issue equipment, we will then proceed to the canal at the Icknield Port loop.

All equipment will be provided as part of the tour price.

The tour will run for 3 hours.

Disclaimer

Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sat 25 Jul 09:00–12:00
  2. Sun 23 Aug 13:00–16:00
  3. Sat 26 Sep 09:00–12:00
  4. Sun 25 Oct 13:00–16:00

Cost

£40.00 per person. Discounts are available for groups of 3 plus people.

What's included? All course costs include safety equipment, wetsuit and qualified instructors.

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Accreditation

Go Canoeing is a British Canoeing Olympic Legacy project. To find out more about Go Canoeing please visit http://www.gocanoeing.org.uk/go/

Venue

+ Enlarge map - Shrink map

Edgbaston Watersports

Edgbaston Reservoir, Icknield Port Road, Birmingham, B16 0AA

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Go Canoeing.

Please register in advance.

Please make all bookings through Edgbaston Watersports. either by phone on or email or click on website link above.

Activities near here

  • TUE 5 MAY

    Go Canoeing - Stand Up Paddleboard Starter Session

    Edgbaston Watersports, Birmingham

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Starter sessions are an excellent way to be introduced to the sport of canoeing. You don't need to have any previous canoeing experienc…

  • SAT 23 MAY

    Go Canoeing - Starter Session

    Edgbaston Watersports, Birmingham

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Starter Sessions are an excellent way to be introduced to the sport of canoeing. You don't need to have any previous canoeing experienc…

  • TUE 26 MAY

    National Go Canoeing Week - Starter Session

    Edgbaston Watersports, Birmingham

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    This is one of our Starter Sessions, part of our National Go Canoeing Week event. Help us meet our overall target of 24,901 miles, the …

More activities

Encouraging participation in sport and fitness activities across the UK.

Visit the BBC Get Inspired website