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The South West Paddlefest
1st June, 2018 - 3rd June, 2018
The following information was provided by the organisers of the event, for full details click here.
WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?
Basically it’s about meeting up in the great outdoors, camping, enjoying a paddle, enhancing your skills regardless of ability, encouraging new people to the various disciplines and meeting new friends all whilst having fun and raising money for charity!
WHOSE IT FOR?
All kayaker’s, canoeists, stand up paddle board enthusiasts, walker’s, hiker’s, campers, brothers, sisters, aunties, uncles, grandparent’s and even the dog as long as it’s well behaved. Encourage your friends, there’s plenty to do and there’s plenty of room!
WHERE IS IT BEING HELD?
Mount Edgcumbe Country Park, Cornwall, PL10 1HZ situated on the breath taking South East Peninsula of Cornwall
WHAT’S ON OFFER?
For the paddlers there will be a variety of water activities, skills workshops and guided trips catering for all abilities. “Have a go” kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddle board sessions, specialist’s in their field including our very own World Record holder Pete Bray from PB Adventures with his Atlantic Crossing kayak, a unique DIY kayak, canoe and SUP builder’s display and a variety of paddle sport and outdoor commercial outlets. On Saturday afternoon there will be some fun racing for the kids and adults!
For the non paddlers, enjoy all that Mount Edgecumbe Country Park has to offer including 865 acres of Grade 1 listed landscape, Adventure Segway, Beaches an amazing coastal path, boat and ferry trips to the historic Plymouth Barbican and lots, lots more!
Within the festival we have our own dedicated camping field situated within the grounds of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park with on site toilet’s and hot showers. Our own bar, communal fire pit and entertainment via “Girl Friday” (a local folk duo) on Saturday evening.