Find us at Sudbury Boathouse, on the banks of the picturesque and tranquil River Stour which weaves it's through the Stour Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

 

Our hire fleet includes:  

- Canoes - 2 adults & 2 small children

- Kayaks (single seat, 'sit-on-top')

- Tandem Kayaks (two seat, 'sit on top' kayaks)

- Row boats

 

All craft are available to hire on the River Stour for self guided paddling (ie you are free to paddle wherever you like).  Some popular routes are detailed below.

 

 

 

 

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suggested  adventures  from  sudbury  boathouse:  

Paddle'N'Pub - Short:    Enjoy a one hour return  paddle on the River Stour  with a  canoe / kayak hired from  our base  at Sudbury Boathouse.   
Paddle'N'Pub - Half Day:     Explore the upper navigation with a  gentle  paddle to The Henny Swan and back, 1hr each way. Save £'s with Session Times

 

   return   Hire   PRICES:  

Single Seat Kayaks     £10 per hour

                                     £22.50 per half day session*

                                     £35 per full day session*

 

Traditional Open  Canoe*    £25  per hour

                                      £45 per half day session*

                                      £70 per full day session*

 

 Tandem Kayak           £25 per hour

                                     £45 per half day session*

                                     £70 per full day session*

 

  

 

* Session Times Explained:    

Morning Sessions (3hrs):  10am - 1pm

Afternoon Sessions (3 hrs): 2pm - 5pm

Day Sessions (7 hrs):  10am - 5pm

 

 

 

FACILITIES:  

• Parking:  Please use  Council   operated Car Parks on Mill

    Lane and Ballingdon Rd.

 

• WC's onsite

 

• Onsite Restaurant  &  Bar: Picnics to go.  Open  for    

     Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
 

 

GETTING   TO  US:  

Train: Sudbury Station is approx 15mins walk from the Hire Centre.  Connecting trains from London  lines .

Bus: Sudbury is served by a  wide network of busses from Ipswich,  Colchester, Chelmsford.

Car: Please use CO10 2DL  with Sat Nav and use Council Car Parks at Ballingdon Rd and Mill Lane.   We do not benefit from onsite parking.

 

 

ADDRESS:

 Hire Centres Ltd, Care of:

The Sudbury Boathouse, 42 Cross St, Sudbury, CO10 2BL

 

OPENING TIMES:  Weekends & Holidays: 10am - 5pm (weather dependent)

                           Any other times, by advance booking

 

PLEASE CALL IN ADVANCE TO CONFIRM OPENING:  01206 700 707

 

 CALL US: 01206 700 707 
 EMAIL: reservations@outdoorhirecentre.co.uk 

 

Paddle'N'Pub (Henny Swan)  :   Hourly or Session rate (to left)

 

One-way Sudbury to Nayland*  from  £55pp  

 

One-way Nayland to Cattawade* from £65pp  

 

 Full River Canoe Camping**  from  £95pp more  info.

                                                                                                                    

Family Friendly Canoe Camping** from £270, more info

 

Sudbury to Sea 1 Day Challenge from   £65pp  

 

 

*incl AM transfer from end to the start

**incl transfers, site fee with optional kit hire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Trip   PRICES:  

Paddle'N'Pub - Full Day:     Experience a full days paddling on the River Stour ending at The Anchor in Nayland,  c. 6 hour paddling. One way with transfers. 

 CALL US: 01206 700 707 
 EMAIL: reservations@outdoorhirecentre.co.uk