Discover Kayaking for Women

This women's 2-day Discover Kayaking course in Snowdonia offers a complete introduction to kayaking. Participants learn foundational skills, practice in various settings, and explore beautiful local venues, leaving with the confidence and skills needed for ongoing enjoyment in the sport.

Plas y Brenin

2 Days

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Plas y Brenin


2 Days

Instructor Ratio


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This is a 2-day course designed for women interested in exploring the exciting world of kayaking. The course commences with learning foundation skills, focusing on understanding, confidence, and boat-handling abilities.

Participants will have access to various facilities, including a rolling pool and a lake, and an extensive fleet of kayaks to hone their skills. As the course progresses, they will venture to stunning local venues around Eryri (Snowdonia) to further build on their newfound abilities.

By the end of the weekend, participants will have all the necessary foundation skills to progress confidently in the sport of kayaking, setting them on a path for a lifetime of exploration and enjoyment.

The Objectives 

You’ll have gained all the skills you need for the best possible start in kayaking. And by the end of the weekend, you’ll have all of the foundation skills you need to progress confidently in your new sport. 

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What to Expect

On day one, you’ll spend time building your understanding, confidence and boat-handling skills. We’ll use places like our rolling pool and our lake to cover these essential skills. During your course, you’ll be using our extensive fleet of kayaks. Throughout day two, we’ll visit other stunning local venues to enjoy all that Eryri (Snowdonia) has to offer as you continue to build on your new skills.

Experience Required

You should be water confident and able to swim.

How Should I Prepare?

You need to be fit enough to enjoy two full days of activity. You don’t need to do any other specific preparation, just bring your desire to learn some skills, and how to enjoy kayaking safely.

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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.