Advanced Canoeing

This week-long canoeing program in Snowdonia is designed to enhance your paddling skills and confidence. With a mix of flat and moving water experiences, personalised coaching, and hands-on practice, you'll leave with a newfound mastery of canoeing tailored to your unique needs and goals.

Plas y Brenin

5 Days

Instructor Ratio4:1


Plas y Brenin


5 Days

Instructor Ratio


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Join us for a week in the breathtaking waters of Snowdonia as we work together to elevate your canoeing skills to new heights. Led by our team of experts, this program is tailor-made to boost your confidence and enhance your abilities, aiming to exceed your paddling expectations.

Starting on day one at a local flat water venue, we’ll revisit the essential foundation skills of effective open canoeing. As the week progresses, we’ll focus on your individual needs and explore a variety of both flat water and moving water venues. The selection of diverse environments will be carefully chosen to challenge and help you develop your performance to the level you’re aiming for.

The Objectives 

You’ll boost your confidence and ability so that you enjoy your canoeing even more than you thought possible.

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What to Expect

You’ll spend day one on a local flat water venue revisiting the key foundation skills of effective open canoeing. Over the following days, we’ll look at your individual needs and paddle on a range of both flat water and moving water venues that will help you enhance your performance to the level you’re aiming for.

Experience Required 

You should have paddled in the stern of a tandem crew or have basic solo skills.

How Should I Prepare? 

You should have paddled a canoe solo or be very experienced in a tandem canoe and paddled recently. You should also be fit enough for five days of continuous activity

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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Expert Tuition

You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Explore Eryri

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.