Discover Kayaking
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Discover Kayaking

  • Paddle
  • Beginner
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Overview

There really is nothing quite like 'messing about in boats' and the kayak is a flexible and adaptable craft that will provide you with endless hours of enjoyment. Come and learn the foundation skills with us and start yourself off on a lifetime of exploration

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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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.|

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to expect


You'll spend time on day one in our rolling pool, and on our lake covering essential foundation skills and how to exit a kayak effectively in the event of a capsize. We'll then develop your boat handling skills, using our wide fleet of kayaks. Throughout day two we'll visit other stunning local venues to enjoy all that Snowdonia has to offer as you continue to build on your new skills.


Experience Required

You should be water confident and able to swim.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

There really is nothing quite like 'messing about in boats' and the kayak is a flexible and adaptable craft that will provide you with endless hours of enjoyment. Come and learn the foundation skills with us and start yourself off on a lifetime of exploration

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

Start the booking process by selecting a course date, then adjust your details to suit your requirements.

Course Start Date
Duration
Spaces available
Cost*
Course Start Date
18th June, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
3
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
2nd July, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
3
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
13th August, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
5
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
27th August, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
4
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
10th September, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
5
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00
Course Start Date
26th September, 2022
Duration
2 Days
Spaces available
6
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£241.00
Residential:
£343.00

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

This course will help you become

Able to get started with your own kayak journeys, and excited to go further in this exciting sport.

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