Event Details

Date(s) 21/08/2020 - 23/08/2020

Time(s)All Day


Date(s): 21st-23rd August 2020

Time(s): You can join fro all or part of the weekend. The majority of us shall arrive on Friday and then spend all of Sat/Sun daytime paddling. Expect to be ready to leave the accommodation at 9am each day and we want to ensure there is plenty of daylight and get off the water at a reasonable hour.

Type: Beginner Sea Kayaking

Suitability: All Levels

Location: Dorset

Accommodation: The club shall be using Snelling Farm Campsite. For those of you who don’t do old fashioned map reading you can enter these longitude and latitude co-ordinates in to your Sat Nav: 50.719875, -2.256937, i it is quite tricky to find so worth making a note of their directions(alternatively you can book your own accommodation nearby) 

Food: Please arrange your own Friday evening meal, breakfast, lunches and plenty of drinks, and ideally a sealed tub and dry bag to transport your lunches in. On the Saturday evening if the weather is good we shall plan to go to local shop to obtain BBQ food each or otherwise find local pub/restaurant or alternatively you might like to just cook your own food.


A relaxed day or weekend paddling off the beautiful Dorset coastline. There is a mix of paddling opportunities in this amazing part of the country with on of our typical favourites starting at Knoll Beach in Studland and paddling out to Old Harry Rocks.


The club is now open to everyone of all competency levels; should the Covid-19 situation change the club may have to return to placing a minimum competency level upon participants. Should this happen participants shall be expected to self-assess at what stage they can suitably participate. The club may increase or decrease the stage at any point so please check back against the event or guidance to check the stage before arriving at your activity. See our COVID-19 Guidance for more details on the club's different reopening stages.

Everyone should continue to:

  • You must register for sessions on arrival (including spectators and volunteers)
  • Arrive ready to paddle
  • Bring your own mask and hand sanitiser
  • Respect venue procedures and one way systems
  • Make every effort to book in advanced including spectators and volunteers as this will help us speed up the check in process
  • Payments by bank transfer are strongly advised, where cash is necessary please bring exact money
  • Masks should be worn and person limits followed in enclosed spaces such as boat stores and changing rooms
  • Please limit use to one craft per person per session and avoid sharing equipment
  • All equipment must be washed or sprayed with disinfectant after/ between uses
  • Read the Blackwater Valley Canoe Club COVID-19 Guidance
  • Adhere to the latest social distancing and official government advice
  • Read the latest Event Booking Terms regarding club activities
  • Whilst you will not be required to book equipment, please read and adhere to the latest club equipment hire and usage terms