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Go Canoeing Guided Tour - The Sounding Arch Tour Bray

Engage Watersports Ltd, Maidenhead

Run by: Go Canoeing

Starting at Boulters Lock with Ray Mill Island Park, a favourite open space for over 100 years.


Suitable for 7+

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Once the trip starts you pass through Boulters Lock, this trip then takes you downstream to Bray lock. During the trip you will pass under Maidenhead Bridge then past Guards Park to Isambard Kingdom Brunel's famous railway bridge the "Sounding Arch". Once past this bridge you start to see many of the riverside houses of the rich and famous of Bray as well as the wonderful countryside which is a typical of this area.

Please arrive at Boulters Lock car park for early if hiring equipment.


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£35.00 per adult and £25.00 for children under 12 if requiring equipment £29.00 per adult or £18.00 for children if supplying own equipment.

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Special requirements

Minimum age of participant is eight. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult who is taking part in the tour. Maximum group number is 12.

All participants taking part in these tours:

Must wear correctly sized buoyancy aid at all times.

Do not have to be able to swim to take part, but must be confident in open water wearing a buoyancy aid and the clothing they will be wearing whilst participating.

Need to be comfortable with the physical requirements of being in a boat for two hours and physically fit enough to climb back into a boat, with assistance, if they were to fall out.


Go Canoeing is a Canoe England Olympic Legacy project. To find out more about Go Canoeing please visit


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Engage Watersports Ltd

Boulters Lock Car Park, Lower Cookham Road, Maidenhead, SL6 8JN

Meeting point: Boulters Lock Car Park. Please look out for a Go Canoeing flag which will mark the exact meeting point.


This activity is organised and run by Go Canoeing.

Please register in advance.

Please make all bookings through Engage Watersports either by phone or email. Office number: 01628 671131, email address:

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