Events, courses and tour dates for 2019. We are happy to arrange sessions at other times to suit your requirements. Just give us a ring or an email to discuss it. Please note that some activities take place at Amble, and others at Druridge Bay Country Park. There is further information about the activities elsewhere on the webpage.
Come and Try it Days
An opportunity to drop in and have a go at an activity.
Cost is £3, you get about 30 minutes on the water and there is no need to book. We provide Buoyancy aids, but be prepared to get a bit wet on your lower half from drips and wet seats.
All ages and abilities welcome, but under 8’s require a parent/guardian to be in the craft with them. Under 16? You need an adult to sign in to give consent for you.
There will be instructors out on the water to keep you safe and help you.
It’s a great chance to see if you like being on the water and find out how you can do more in the future.
GO PADDLING event Monday May 27th 10 – 1pm: Amble Puffin Festival:
At The Little Shore, Amble (just inside the piers at Amble Harbour).– try sit on top kayaks, open canoes, etc
GO PADDLING event Saturday June 1st 10 – 4pm:
At Druridge Bay Country Park (by the Visitor Centre).– try sit on top kayaks, open canoes, stand up paddleboards, etc.
WHAT’S ON AT THE BRAID, AMBLE, NORTHUMBERLAND
RYA Level 2 Powerboat Course
Duration: Two day course
When: we don’t currently have any courses planed but dates can arranged.
Cost: £220 including RYA handbook
Coquet Estuary Tours Dates
Wednesday 22nd————-1630 – 2000
Friday 24th——————–1800 – 2130(Sunset Paddle)
Saturday 25th—————–1900 – 2230(Sunset Paddle)
Tuesday 28th——————0930 – 1300
Wednesday 29th————-1030 – 1430 (bring a packed lunch)
Friday 31st———————1130 – 1530(bring a packed lunch)
Saturday 1st——————1300 – 1630
Sunday 2nd——————1330 – 1700
Tuesday 4th——————1500 – 1830
Wednesday 12th————1000 – 1400(bring a packed lunch)
Sunday 16th——————1330 – 1700
Tuesday 18th—————–1500 – 1830
Thursday 27th—————-0930 – 1300
Tuesday 2nd——————-1400 – 1730
Sunday 7th———————1800 – 2130(Sunset Paddle)
Friday 12th———————1030 – 1430(bring a packed lunch)
Tuesday 16th——————1400 – 1730
Monday 23rd——————-1800 – 2130(Sunset Paddle)
Monday 29th——————-1130 – 1530 (bring a packed lunch)
Call or email as other dates are often available
Cost: £30 per Adult, £20 per under 18, £10 per under 8. The cost includes all equipment needed including buoyancy aid and, if required, a wet suit.
WHAT’S ON AT LADYBURN LAKE, DRURIDGE BAY COUNTRY PARK, NORTHUMBERLAND
Summer Holiday activities for children (age 8-16)
These take place at our base by the Visitor Centre at Druridge Bay Country Park. All equipment is provided including wetsuits.
Activities run every week from July 23rd to August 29th
You can book a half day (£25) or a full day (£40).
All sessions cater for both beginners and those with more experience.
Sailing : Tuesdays 10pm -12.30pm / 1pm – 3.30pm (6th August: 1.30pm – 4pm only)
Our sailing sessions are generally carried out using RS Tera and RS Quba sailing dinghies. We also have 1 and 2 person Access sailing boats, suitable for those with disabilities and beginners.
Paddlesports: Wednesdays 10am -12.30pm
There is a choice of open canoes, closed cockpit kayaks, sit-on top kayaks and SUPs. Activity is tailored to the ages and abilities of participants on the day.
Windsurfing : Wednesday 1pm-3.30pm
We have a variety of windsurfers available to suit all ages and abilities
If sessions are oversubscribed, we will run overflow days. So if the above days are not convenient for you, it is worth contacting us to see if other days are on offer.
Boat Hire on the Lake
Open Canoe, Kayak, Sit-On top kayak, Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP), Windsurfer and Sailing Dinghy hire on Ladyburn Lake (Easter to end of October)
Cost per hour: £15 (single seater), £20 (double seater). Cost includes the use of wetsuits and buoyancy aids. 8 man SUP – £10 plus £5 per person.
We strongly advise that you book your hire by calling our office between the hours of 9am and 1pm. Mondays to Fridays (01665 710367).
Outside these hours, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org before 8am on the day of the desired hire.
Bookings can be made for any time, subject to availability.
If you just turn up on site, we will try to accommodate you, but the facilities may not be open, or all the craft may already be in use.
Please be aware that from a safety perspective all bookings are weather dependent.
RYA level 1/2 Dinghy Sailing
RYA Training for Level 1 or 2 certificates depending on your previous experience.
When: we don’t currently have any courses planned but dates can arranged
Cost: £85 per day
Additional days can be arranged, please contact us to discuss the options.
If you are a group or organisation we can run a course specifically for your group.
Use the button below for any of the items mentioned above.