Paddle to the pub!

Did someone say pub…?

Fancy visiting a riverside pub in style with your pals? Then this is the trip for you.

Barrow-On-Soar & Mountsorrel Loop

10km - 1-2 Pubs - 3hours est Paddle Time, 1hour pub stop in the middle.

Pubs include; Waterside Inn, The Soar Bridge Inn.

This route explores the beautiful section of canal and river that travels through Barrow-On-Soar, Quorn and Mountsorrel. Stopping off at The Waterside Inn for some refreshing drinks and snacks. After the Pub break we’ll continue our journey back finishing off exploring even more of the picturesque River Soar.

Barrow-On-soar & Loughborough Loop

16km - 1-2 Pub - 6hours est Paddle Time, 1 hour pub stop in the middle.

Pubs include ; The Plough Inn

This route travels through some of Leicestershires best river sections exploring around the outskirts of Loughborough with a chance to have multiple countryside stop off’s and plenty of wildlife. At the half way point we will stop off at the lovely Plough Inn for some thirst quenching drinks and snacks before beginning our return journey.

Take your adventure in your own group or with one of our experienced tour guide

Trip Information



Optional Add-on

Tour Guide

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


Multiple locations including Syston, Mountsorrel, Barrow-On-Soar and Normanton-On-Soar


Kayak, buoyancy aid, helmet, paddle


April 2019 - October 2019

Available to individuals and group bookings.

Your Investment

Children (17 years and under) £49 (Half Day), £59 (Full Day)

Adults £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