Events, courses and tour dates for 2018. 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.


WHAT’S ON AT THE BRAID, AMBLE, NORTHUMBERLAND


RYA Level 2 Powerboat Course

Duration: Two day course

When: May 14th/15th. Other dates can be arranged.

Time: 9am to 5pm on both days

Cost: £220 including RYA handbook

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


Coquet Estuary Tours Dates

Call or email as other dates are often available

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


Puffin Festival weekend

Come and Try Canoeing at the Amble Little Shore

This event takes place at the Little Shore in Amble and not at our Braid Site.

Sat 26th of May 12am – 4 pm on Amble :Little Shore

Cost:£3 for 20 min (minimum).

Age 8+. No booking needed, just turn up. Buoyancy aids are provided, a change of clothing is recommended. Under 8’s can go on the water but only with an adult in the same boat


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 – £20 (2 people) plus £5 per extra person.

Booking is strongly recommended particularly for weekends. Book by phone or email. If you just turn up without booking we may not be on site or have the craft you want available.

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: June 16th/17th

Time: 10am to 4:30pm on both days

Cost: £85 per day

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


RYA Push The Boat Out

Come and try windsurfing or sailing, Sunday 27th May 10am – 4pm. Your chance to give it a go. Our instructors will give you a taste of sailing on the lake, using our catamaran or Access dinghies (they can’t capsize)- wheelchair users are welcome too.

please click or tap here to find out more about the specialised equipment we use with those who have disabilities.


Come and Try Canoeing at the Lake

Sat 2nd June 10.30 – 4pm at Druridge Bay Country Park

Cost: £3 for 20 min.(minimum)

ages 8+. No booking needed, just turn up. Buoyancy aids are provided, a change of clothing is recommended. Under 8’s can go on the water but only with an adult in the same boat


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 30th
Sessions run from 10am – 12.30pm and from 1pm – 3.30pm. You can book either session (£25) or a full day (£40).
All sessions cater for both beginners and those with more experience.

Tuesdays: Windsurfing
We have a variety of windsurfers available to suit all ages and abilities

Wednesdays: Paddlesports- canoes/ kayaks/stand-up paddleboards.
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.

Thursdays: Sailing
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.

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.

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.