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Spring Watch Paddle

Spring watch Paddle | DAC | Sun 18th April | 10.30am-12.30pm | 1.30pm-3.30pm | Age 4+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

See the lake come to life on our Spring watch paddles on stand-up paddleboards or sit-on-top kayaks. Look out for our waterfowl chicks like ducklings, signets and goslings and our beautiful colourful dragonflies. Finish the paddle with a nice warm drink and slice of homemade cake at the Activity Centre.

You can choose between our morning or afternoon paddles.

We provide buoyancy aids to all participants.

 Wear warm clothes and waterproofs as there’s a chance you may get wet.

Children under 10 years must be on a boat with a parent or guardian.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

From £25.00

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Summer Solstice Paddle

Summer Solstice Paddle | DAC | Sat 19th June | 8pm-10pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

The Summer Solstice is a pivotal date in the astronomical calendar since man first looked to the sun and stars to mark the passage of time. Come and make the most of the extra sunlight on this evening paddle and learn about the solstice. Tours will be on a choice of Stand-up paddleboards or sit-on-tops to admire the stunning views of our lake.

We provide buoyancy aids and glow sticks to all participants.

Torches advisable and wear warm layers and waterproofs as you may get wet.

Children under 10 years must be on a boat with a parent or guardian. 

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

From £25.00

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Doggy Paddle

Doggy Paddle | DAC | Sat 24th July 3pm-5pm | Sun 15th August 10:30am-12:20pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

This is an exciting and fun new activity for 2021 and provides an opportunity to have an adventure with your best canine friends be they SUP pups or kayak hounds!

We will spend a bit of time to start with familiarising your pet with the paddleboards or sit-on-top kayaks floating on the water before heading out for a tour of the lake. Afterwards there will be a slice of homemade cake for owners and treats for your dog.

We provide buoyancy aids for humans but due to the sheltered nature of our lake we do not provide them for dogs. You are welcome to bring your own doggy buoyancy aid if you have one.

Only 1 dog per boat.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

From £25.00

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Sunset SUP

Sunset SUP | DAC | Sat 24th July | 8pm-10pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

New for 2021! Come and enjoy the magnificent sunsets our lakes have to offer in style. Marvel at the changing colours and peaceful venue as you watch the sun go down to the tune of our roosting birds settling for the night .Get close to nature as you paddle gently on stand-up paddleboards and see if you can spot herons, geese and maybe a kingfisher! 

We provide buoyancy aids and glow sticks to all participants.

Torches advisable and wear warm layers as you may get wet.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

From £25.00

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SUPper on the Lake

SUPper on the Lake | DAC | Fri 6th August | 7.30pm-9.30pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

New for 2021! What better combination than a stand-up-paddleboard tour of the lake with a stop to enjoy ‘supper’ in the form of cake whilst on the water? All this from the comfort of your board with views over our tranquil Black Swan Lake and sounds of birds calling as they roost creating a truly unique experience.

We provide buoyancy aids and glow sticks to all participants.

Torches advisable and wear warm layers as you may get wet.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

From £25.00

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Perseids Meteor Shower Paddle

Perseids Meteor Shower Paddle | DAC | Fri 13th August | 9pm-11pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

Marvel at shooting stars and find out about the annual Perseids meteor shower with the scenic Black Swan Lake as your backdrop on this guided paddle. You will have the choice of either a stand-up paddleboard or sit-on-top kayak. Enjoy the atmosphere of the lake at night and add some extra sparkle with glow sticks.

We provide buoyancy aids and glow sticks to all participants.

Torches advisable and wear warm layers and waterproofs.

Children under 10 years must be on a boat with a parent or guardian.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

From £25.00

DPCP 9 canoe

Harvest Moon Paddle

Harvest Moon Paddle | DAC | Fri 17th & Sat 18th September | 8pm-10pm | Age 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

The Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the autumn equinox, marking the beginning of the season, when night and day are of equal length. Come and enjoy a guided night paddle around the lake on either sit-on-top kayaks or stand-up-paddleboards. Upon arrival, you will be given the option to choose your craft.

Prepare to get a little damp so wear warm clothes and waterproof layers.

We provide buoyancy aids and glow sticks to all participants.

Torches advisable.

Children under 10 years must be on a boat with a parent or guardian.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

From £25.00

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Autumn Watch Paddle

Autumnwatch Paddle | DAC | Sunday 3rd October | 10.30am-12.30pm | 1.30pm-3.30pm |Ages 4+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

Welcome in the autumn with a guided nature paddle around the lake on either sit-on-top kayaks or stand-up paddleboards. Look for wildfowl who stay on the lakes over winter, like our grey herons, Canada geese or swans and admire the changing colours of our plant life around the water’s edge.

You will be given the option to choose your craft upon arrival. 

We provide buoyancy aids to all participants.

Wear warm clothes and waterproofs as there’s a chance you may get wet.

Children under 10 years must be on a boat with a parent or guardian.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

From £25.00

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Santa Paddle

Santa Paddle | DAC | Sunday 12th December | 10.30am-12.30pm | Ages 8+ | Adult £30 | Child £25

A bit of silliness to get you in the festive spirit. Dress up as Santa or your favourite Christmas themed costume and join us for a guided paddle around the lake. Choose between a stand-up paddleboard or sit-on-top kayak. Look out for our resident wildfowl like geese, grebes and herons and join in their songs with your own Christmas Carols! The paddle will be finished off with a nice glass of mulled apple juice and a mince pie.

Prepare to get a little damp and chilly so wear warm clothes and waterproof layers.

We provide buoyancy aids and glow sticks to all participants.

Torches advisable.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

From £25.00