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Explore The Soar

Explore some of Leicestershire finest waterways, kayak on the River Soar and experience how to navigate and travel along Leicestershire's largest river and explore its natural beauty. Discover the wonderful wildlife, countryside, weirs, locks and history that are hidden away along with the river.

TAKE YOUR ADVENTURE IN YOUR OWN GROUP OR WITH ONE OF OUR EXPERIENCED TOUR GUIDE

What trips Can I do?

  • 2 Hour Paddle

  • Explorer: Half Day

  • Explorer: Full Day

Available to individuals and group bookings.


Trip Information

GROUP SIZE

1-10

OPTIONAL ADD-ON

Tour Guide

One way journey - Start at one location finish at another.

Where from?

multiple location including central and northern Leicestershire, Syston, Mountsorrel, Birstall and Normanton-On-Soar

EXPLORER DAY - WHAT IT INCLUDES

Kayak, buoyancy aid, helmet, paddle.

DATES AVAILABLE

April 2019 - October 2019


WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING

  • Snacks, drinks bottle, sunglasses, pack-up

  • Clothes you don't mind getting wet - t-shirt, waterproof jacket & trousers, shorts or trouser, socks and shoes

  • Dry bag


Your Investment

Children (17 years and under) - £39 (2 Hour Paddle), £49 (Half Day), £59 (Full Day)

Adults - £49 (2 Hour Paddle), £59 (Half Day), £79 (Full Day)


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can i pay a 20% deposit? Yes, if booked at least 2 weeks prior to the trip date.

  2. What type of kayaks do we use? Double sit in, double sit on tops, If you would prefer single kayaks please ask.

  3. Do i have to of done kayaking before? No

  4. Are there any age restrictions? Yes, 8+, Under 18’s must be with their parent or legal guardian

  5. What if there is severe weather? If the weather is dangerous the trip will be rescheduled

  6. Where do we start from? Leicester, Syston, Mountsorrel, Barrow-On-Soar and Normanton-On-Soar in Leicestershire

  7. Can i book a private trip? Yes, you can either hire the kayaks for the day or have a guided expedition