book kayaking online

Cost £10 single kayak per hour - please click here to book.

Cost £20 double kayak per hour - please click here to book.

By purchasing online tickets/making an online booking you agree to the rules of the park. You also agree to the Activities Venture Ltd Agreement Terms and Conditions, these are available to view on the website and can be directly supplied if requested.

Canoe Launch Rules

Access to Tallington Lakes and use of all facilities is strictly at the individuals risk. Tallington Lakes will not accept liability for any accident or injury however caused. Please note: The lakes are not supervised.
  1. All owners must register and obtain an annual  Launch Permit.
  2. Temporary registration and  launch permits are available.
  3. In order to register, all owners must provide an original and valid certificate of insurance detailing levels of cover (usually a minimum of £500,000 of third party cover).
  4. Registered owners will receive an electronic barrier card to gain automatic entry and exit to Tallington, there is a refundable deposit of £15 per card. All guests must pay £3 per vehicle (plus any relevant launch fees) at reception.
  5. Only approved inflatables, kayaks and canoes allowed to launch on our lakes.
  6. Crafts may only be launched in their designated area on lake 3.
  7. All paddlers  are required to wear CE approved buoyancy aids whilst on the water (minimum 50N).
  8. No craft is permitted on the lake between the hours of 10pm (or dusk, whichever is sooner) and 8.00 am.
  9. No dogs or pets are allowed in/on the water.
  10. Tallington Lakes reserves the right to revoke launch rights at any time without warning, reason or reimbursement.
  11. Never paddle after consuming alcohol, using drugs or, when intoxicated.
  12. Please note that there is an element of danger when participating in watersports or when in the vicinity of water.
  13. All Participants must complete a disclaimer before entering the water for the first time.

Canoe Kayak Launch Fees

Customers wishing to launch their own craft will need insurance and purchase a Launch Permit from the Main Office.

Annual Launch Fee

From 01 April  – 31 March
Canoe/Kayak Launch £85

Day Launch Fee

Canoe/Kayak Launch £10

Paddle Sport Courses

Adult Courses (14+)

Have a go £30 1 hour
BCU 1 Star £130 1 day
BCU 2 Star Training (2 days) £185 BCU 2* Assessment please enquire for details

Junior Courses (U14)

All prices are per head, and based on a group. Paddle power is a new and exciting scheme from the British Canoe Union, you can work your way through the levels as part of a group or with personal tuition.

Paddle Power Start £40 - 1 hour
Paddle Power Passport Level 2 to 5 £130 - 1 day
Paddle Power Passport Discover Level 6 to 9 £130 - 1 day

Hire Charges

Hire Charges 1 hour
1 man £10
2 man £20

Personal Tuition

Hire an instructor for only £25 per hour (equipment hire is not included). These sessions can be tailor-made to include skills such as rolling, or improving stroke work.