BSO Introduction to Sit On Top Kayaking


Try open top kayaking at the scenic Tittesworth Reservoir. If you’ve ever fancied trying paddling, sit-on-top Kayaks are an ideal place to start – you can jump in and start right away without worrying about rolling over! (You will probably still get wet though. If a Kayaker doesn’t get wet, have they really kayaked at all…). No experience needed – complete beginners welcome!

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What to Expect:

A minibus will provide you with a return journey to Tittesworth Water where you will collect your kayak and hit the water.
A qualified instructor will teach you:
- How to paddle forwards and backwards
- How to turn and steer
- How to stop
Plus there’ll be plenty of time for splashing about in the picturesque Tittesworth reservoir too.

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What to Bring:

- swimwear or clothing you don’t mind getting wet
- shoes to wear in the water
- A towel
- A dry change of clothes

Wetsuits, helmets, buoyancy aids and kayaks are provided.

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Essential Information:

Minimun Age: 8 (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)
Course Provider: Tittesworth Water Sports
Student / Instructor Ratio: 8:1
Location: Tittesworth Water
Transport: Return minibus transfers from Thornbridge Outdoors included
Meeting Times & Logistics:
Please meet at the SofA desk at least 10 minutes before the course start time so your instructor can start to assign you equipment. Although your meeting point is on-site, this activity involves a 30-40 minute transfer by minibus to and from the reservoir. Any delay in departure will shorten the group’s experience so latecomers will be left behind.

Frequently Asked Questions

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