Join for festive fundraising paddles on the River Stour this Christmas.



Sun 11th December 2016


11am - 12noon:  Family Santa Paddle (1hr)


12:30 - 15:00:  Santa's Paddle'n'Pub




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sANTAs  Paddle'n'Pub


SANTAs  Sing-along   PaDDLE

A fancy dress 'fun paddle'  from  our base at  The Rare Cow  in Sudbury to  The Henny Swan and back.


Dig out your festive costumes and  be ready for a fun and festive  Santa Paddle!





12:00hrs  Registration with mince pies and mulled



12:15hrs  Safety Briefing


12:30hrs  Official Start at The Rare Cow


13:30hrs  Arrive 'The Henny Swan' for drink.


14:00hrs  Depart Henny Swan


15:00hrs  Arrive Rare Cow


15:00hrs onwards:  Rare Cow is open for drinks and a la carte dining, please do book your table directly.





Ticket incl. mince pies and mulled wine on registration.


£20 Kayaks (single person, min age 16yrs)


£45 Canoes (Requires 2 adults.  Also carries up to 2 small children, no surcharge)




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 Join us for a gentle, escorted ( not instructed)  group paddle on The Stour  with 'family festive  fun' and Christmas  Carols   being   the theme! 



Sing-along to some of the biggest Christmas Carols as we  paddle the scenic  Stour and  join us for Chefs homemade mince pies and  a glass of mulled  wine  on our return to the Rare Cow (juice for children!)





10:30hrs    Registration Opens


10:45hrs   Safety Briefing then Boarding


11:00 hrs   Official  Start at The Rare Cow


12:00hrs    Return to  Rare Cow where  chefs

                                      homemade mince pies and mulled  wine








Tickets incl. mince pies and mulled wine on return to  Rare Cow.


£10  Kayaks (single person, min age  12yrs)


£25  Canoes (requires 2 Adults.  Also carries up to  2 small children, no surcharge)


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£15 Kayaks (single person)


£25 Canoes (up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 small children)


 Important  Notes:


1)  With the seasonal weather,  it may be   necessary to adjust timings / reduce route length and duration.  In the event of severe weather* and postponement / cancellation   a refund will be organised. (*Met Office Yellow Weather Warning / EA Flood Warnings affecting the  route used)

2) This is an individual participation event,  participation is on 'at risk' basis.

3)   Please dress appropriately for the weather, think about layering and using costumes as a top layer and remember buoyancy aids must be worn.

4) Children: must be accompanied by a court recognised guardian:  You know your children better than we do so the following is guidance only:  we suggest a min age of 16 yrs for single person / kayaks   and  6 yrs old as a passenger in  canoes / tandem kayaks.

5)  Hire customers will be required to sign our 'Standard Hire Agreement'  on registration, a copy of which can be downloaded here.  

 CALL US: 01206 700 707