Trip Report – River Avon 23rd September 2017

Stratford to Bidford Today, Hinckley Canoe Club set out on another adventure – this time, back to the River Avon! We traveled from the lovely town of Stratford-Upon-Avon and made our way through Luddington and Welford-on-Avon before reaching Bidford-On-Avon after a wonderful 10 mile paddle. The venture started at “The Recreation Ground”, which meant getting […]

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West Highlands of Scotland – Trip Report

West Highlands of Scotland 15th-17th April 2017 Paddlers: Dale Clarke, Nikki Aldridge, Colin Harrison, Olly Jones, Matt Kendell Non-paddlers: Martin Aldridge, Joanne and Radley Day 1 – River Etive The bank holiday weather in Scotland was reported to be cold but sunny for the bank holiday weekend. Everyone set out from the midlands on the […]

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The Lower Tryweryn 29th April 2017

I’ve always loved the road through Knockin to Bala. Going over ‘The Mountain’ is generally how I refer to it and it’s a lovely fun road to drive. It tends to symbolise either the start or finish of a kayak trip so there’s either a sense of anticipation for the festivities to come or the […]

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Dove Tour 2017

Every March, Burton canoe club host the annual river Dove tour. This is the only date that this river can officially be paddled, due to access agreements. Eleven HCC members met up for an early start at Aston bridge. After the car shuttle and the organisers safety brief, and a ‘bodge it and leg it’, […]

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Dart Weekend January 2017

Dart Weekend – 14th & 15th January 2017 Friday night people started to arrive at the bunkhouse (when they eventually found it) and were swiftly dragged into the fun and games of charades with the aid of a mobile phone! – Warning – don’t let Maxine near your mobile! For some reason that has yet […]

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