BCU – Level 1 Course

BCU – Level 1 Course

We have over 30 years experience of Canoeing at Canoe Wild Paul our coach will guide you through the Level 1 BCU Star award, you will learn the key strokes and learn how to recover from a capsize, this course is a fantastic way to start kids of on the journey of the sport and suits children from 12 to adults.

  • £65 per person
  • Starts 10:30 am finish 16:30
  • You Can choose to do it in either a Canadian Canoe or a Kayak
  • All equipment provided

You will start at Fordwich and finish at Grove and enough for refreshments at the Grove Ferry while we load up the Canoes ready to take you back to your cars in Fordwich

  • What to bring
    • Bring a change of clothes there are changing facilities available at the park
    • A towel
    • Trainers, beach shoes or sailing shoes are the recommended footwear
    • A packed lunch

You will share a canoe so bring a friend if you prefer but please if you want to just come on your own we can pair you with a paddle partner

We are located on the River Stour by the footpath/cycle track which opposite to the George and Dragon Public House King St  Sturry, Fordwich, Kent CT2 0DB and adjacent to their car park.


For the “Group Guided paddle” please arrive at 10:00 am to have so we can organize your equipment, instruction and your safety brief before you go out onto the water.