Events, courses and tour dates for 2020. 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.
All are welcome including those with disabilities.

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 Sunday May 24th 11 – 4pm:
At Druridge Bay Country Park (by the Visitor Centre).– try sit on top kayaks, open canoes, stand up paddleboards, etc.

DISCOVER SAILING event: Sunday July 26th 10 – 4pm:
At Druridge Bay Country Park (by the Visitor Centre)– Sailing/ Windsurfing. Try our Access dinghies – safe and easy/ can’t capsize – suitable for wheelchair users as well!


WHAT’S ON AT THE BRAID, AMBLE, NORTHUMBERLAND


RYA Level 2 Powerboat Course

Duration: Two day course

When: 7th/8th March, 21st/22nd March. Other dates can be arranged.

Time: 9am to 5pm on both days

Cost: £220 including RYA handbook

For further information about the course and what to expect please click or tap here.

For further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email.


Coquet Estuary Tours Dates

April:

Friday 17th———————-1030 – 1430(bring a packed lunch)
Saturday 18th——————1100 – 1500(bring a packed lunch)
Sunday 19th——————–1230 – 1600
Saturday 25th——————1800 – 2130
Tuesday 28th——————1730 – 2100 (sunset tour)

May:

Saturday 2nd——————-0930 – 1300
Wednesday 6th—————-1300 – 1630
Friday 8th———————–1430 – 1800
Saturday 9th——————-1530 – 1900
Sunday 10th——————–1630 – 2000
Tuesday 12th——————1800 – 2130 (sunset tour)
Saturday 16th——————0930 – 1300
Thursday 21st——————1330 – 1700
Sunday 24th——————–1500 – 1830
Monday 25th——————1600 – 1930
Tuesday 26th——————-1630 – 2000
Wednesday 27th—————1730 – 2100
Thursday 28th——————1800 – 2130 (sunset tour)
Friday 28th———————-1900 – 2230 (sunset tour)

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.

For further information about the tours and what to expect please click or tap here.

For further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email.


WHAT’S ON AT LADYBURN LAKE, DRURIDGE BAY COUNTRY PARK, NORTHUMBERLAND


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 info@coquetshorebase.org.uk 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.

To book or for further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email form.


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.

To book or for further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email form.


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.


To book or for further information, please click or tap here to go to our contact page for phone number and email form.