Three Shires Canoe Trip
Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire / Leicestershire Border
(Experience available Mid March - 1st November)
An all day circular canoe journey experiencing the Trent and Mersey Canal and the River Trent suitable for larger groups up to 12 people. Although no experience is required a good level of fitness is necessary as its an all day canoe trip. Being strong to help carry canoes around 4 locks over the day.
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Journey boarders Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.
Probably the best canoe journey in the East Midlands!
Led by a highly qualified and experienced instructor.
Allow 6 -7hrs.
A beautiful stretch of canal, nice and wide, control of the canoes is required for passing narrow boats. We walk around 3 locks along the way up to lunch time. Lunch will be a picnic (not provided) in a field before returning along the River Trent, which is wide with lots of wildlife, with a surprisingly quick current. Returning to Shardlow for a well earnt drink in one of the local watering holes!
This activity is subject to appropriate water levels being available.
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