Canoeing In The Yorklshire Dales

Canoeing In Harrogate & The Yorkshire Dales

Live For Today's canoe adventures: perfect for thrill-seekers or peaceful paddlers. Glide with the river's flow for unforgettable moments.

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Discover Yorkshire Canoeing Adventures

Discover Yorkshire's waterways' serene beauty and exhilarating fun with Live For Today's canoeing adventures. Whether you're gliding across the tranquil waters of Ripley Castle Lake or journeying from Ripon to Boroughbridge, each stroke of the paddle brings a new perspective of nature's splendour and an opportunity for a joyous adventure.

Experience Canoeing in Yorkshire: A Splash of Fun for Everyone

Embark on a delightful canoeing journey at the picturesque Ripley Castle Lake. Whether you're a seasoned paddler or a first-timer, our variety of canoes, ranging from two to four-seaters, ensures a perfect fit for everyone. Dive into a 3-hour escapade filled with warm-up games, skill-building, and exhilarating challenges on the water. You don't need a wetsuit; just come prepared to make a splash! This adventure is perfect for groups of friends, families, couples, and even stag/hen parties.

Ripon To Boroughbridge Canoe Trip: Paddle Through Beauty

Discover North Yorkshire like never before on this 'must-do' 7-mile canoe trip from Ripon to Boroughbridge. Glide past enchanting landscapes over 5-6 hours and possibly catch a glimpse of the elusive kingfisher or playful otters. The journey includes a scenic lunch stop and offers ever-changing vistas, from the grandeur of Newby Hall to the serene stretches of the river. Ideal for friends, families, couples, and celebration groups who crave a unique Yorkshire Dales adventure.

2-Day Boroughbridge to York Canoe Trip: A Voyage to Remember

Join us for an unforgettable two-day adventure from Boroughbridge to York. This journey is not just about canoeing; it's an immersive experience in wilderness and exploration. Paddle through breathtaking landscapes, camp by the riverside, enjoy alfresco dining or a pub meal and wake up to the serene beauty of Linton-on-Ouse. Your second day leads you into the heart of York, culminating in a celebratory riverside beer. Tailored for small groups, this trip combines adventure, nature, and culture.

5 out of 5 stars

A massive Thank You to the Live For Today Team @ Ripley Castle especially Marc and Lee (Canoe/Kayak Instructors) for making our day one to remember. The Cadets had a blast and it was great to see them working together whilst having lots of fun. Everyone had a great time and it was so well organised from start to finish. A memorable day for All. Thank You.

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Our Canoeing Locations

You can find our canoe activities on offer at our Ripley Castle activity centre, near Harrogate and across the Yorkshire Dales. Here are a few of our favourite spots.

Ripley Castle

Embark on a magical Watersport Adventure on the Ripley Castle lake, nestled in the serene landscapes of a castle, just a stone's throw from Harrogate.

These pristine lakes, set against the historic backdrop of Ripley Castle, offer an idyllic spot for both seasoned enthusiasts and newcomers to watersports. Whether you're keen to glide through the water on a paddleboard or seeking the thrill of kayaking, our watersports activities at Ripley Castle Lakes cater to all skill levels. Dive into a day of exhilarating aquatic fun and soak in the natural beauty of Yorkshire, creating unforgettable moments with every splash.

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Private Session

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£55/Per Person

Visit Ripley Castle for a Canoe Experience like no other.

Duration: 2-3 Hours
Age: 8+
Minimum Booking: 4 People
All Equipment Provided
Private Access To A Unique Castle Lake

Ripon To Boroughbridge

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£65/Per Person

A canoe trip adventure along the River Ure.

Duration: 5-7h
Age: 12+
Minimum Booking: 2 People
All Equipment Provided
Sessions between March and October

Boroughbridge To York

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£160/Per Person

An extended canoe trip adventure along the River Ure.

Duration: 2 Days
Age: 12+
Minimum Booking: 4 People
All Equipment Provided
Sessions between March and October

Booking For A Large Group?

If your group is over 30 people, please get in touch with our team directly.

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5 out of 5 stars

The guides had a wonderful time. Great instructors and lots of fun. Have paddleboarded and half in canoes then swapped half way. They loved Bob the duck!

Jean T

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