North Devon Weekend

16th – 18th November 2018

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Join us for a great weekend of open canoe adventure based at the Okehampton YHA on the Northern edge of the great Dartmoor National Park!

Cost: £86.00
 
Includes bunkhouse style accommodation for Friday & Saturday nights.
Breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings and Dinner Saturday evening.
You’ll need to provide your own lunches.
 
The YHA is convenient for many top class canoeing locations including: -
The Adventurous Teign (tricky G2)
The Classic Middle Tavy (G2 with one G3 rapid)
The Walkham with it’s Super Slot (Narrow G2 with G3 drop)
The Tamar with its weirs and boulders (G2)
The Torridge and Taw with Tarka the Otter (easy G2)
Last, but not least  Stunning Roadford Lake for Open Water

So plenty of choice depending on the conditions!  If for some unlikely reason we cannot go canoeing, There is excellent walking and biking direct from the Hostel. 

Qualified leaders will be on hand to lead small groups at various locations depending on conditions.

Please make sure you are capable of paddling at the grade and have all the correct equipment.

Any questions or for further details contact Paul Clarke. Email: paul@southcombe.net

Nov 16 to 18 2018, 4:00pm - 4:00pm
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Looks like a good week end.

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Looks like a good week end. Planning to learn how to paddle the new canoe by then.
 

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North Devon Weekend

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looks like to booking did not work, have a great trip every one.

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Joining Instructions for those booked on only

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Hello Everyone!   Thank you for booking on to this weekend! :-)   The following e-mail should have all the information you require, but if you need anything else please get in touch.   YHA We will be staying at the Okehampton YHA (Adventure Okehampton). Directions :- http://www.adventureokehampton.com/directions-99862 Contact  The Youth Hostel,
Klondyke Road Okehampton Devon EX20 1EW UK

 01837 53916

http://www.adventureokehampton.com

  Arrival on the Friday from 1700 (No food provided that evening, but plenty of pubs, takeaways etc in Okehampton including nice Wetherspoons (the white hart) (5 mins drive) or bring your own. I’ll be at the Hostel from 1700. Breakfast provided Saturday morning. Dinner provided Saturday evening (It’s curry night! With flat bake pudding). Breakfast provided Sunday morning. PLEASE NOTE Lunches are not supplied.   >>>ACTION<<< If you have any special dietary requirements please let me know by 0900 Friday 2nd November and I’ll see what can be done.   Leaders  We have the following leaders on hand to lead small group trips depending on the conditions Dave Blythe Paul Clark Sarah & Dave Cliffe Richard Mosses John Wheeler   Paddling locations Lots of options, but they do need some water! At the moment everything is bone dry, even Roadford lake is a bit low! We do have a few weeks to go so fingers crossed!   Rivers The Adventurous Teign (tricky G2) The Classic Middle Tavy (G2 with one G3 rapid) The Walkham with it’s Super Slot (Narrow G2 with G3 drop) The Tamar with its weirs and boulders (G2) The Torridge and Taw with Tarka the Otter (easy G2)   If there is no white water going we have:- Roadford Lake for Open Water The Bude Canal The Tidal Torridge, Bideford to Wear Giffard (The tides are good for our weekend) The Tidal Tamar, Calstock to Morwellham Quay (The tides are good for our weekend)   Remember bring all your gear for white water and open water (sailing etc). Bring maps if you have them!   I think that’s if for now any problems don’t hesitate to contact me on the number below.   Many thanks and see you in a few weeks. :-)   Paul   Paul Clark   Southcombe Farm Staddon Road Holsworthy Devon EX22 6NH   Telephone 07595922248   Holsworthy Holiday Cottages The Bude Canoe Experience    www.holsworthyholidaycottages.co.uk www.budecanoeexperience.co.uk
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Trip Full

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The previous comment is only for those who have paid via the system.  If you have NOT already paid then sorry the trip is full.

 

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Trip Full

Paul Clark's picture

The previous comment is only for those who have paid via the system.  If you have NOT already paid then sorry the trip is full.

 

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