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Canoe2 - Day Paddles

The Boathouse Boardwalk Rushden Lakes | Rushden Lakes, Rushden NN8 1RL, England
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Birthday treat

Beautiful sunny day so off on a swan we go. Booked for family members birthday... they all loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melanie H
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Rushden, United Kingdom
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Sunbathing on the lake

Wanted to escape the hustle and bustle of the shopping centre. Professional company with fabulous... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ivesey003
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London, United Kingdom
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Based at the new leisure & retail destination, Rushden Lakes, we offer Canoe Hire, Comfy Camping, and Short Breaks on the River Nene in rural Northamptonshire. Centrally located between London & Birmingham, you can hire canoes and paddle down river for half a day to five days, toward Peterborough and into Cambridgeshire. We include a pick-up service at the end of many trips so you can choose to paddle only downstream. To complete your canoeing adventure, why not consider a Canoe2 Short Break canoeing holiday. These breaks are packaged up to include Comfy Camping, in bell tents, a yurt, or a tipi, or you could choose from our selection of excellent country hotels and B&Bs. Canoe2 Gift Experience Vouchers are also available. What could be better than presenting your loved one, friend, or work colleagues with an experience they'll remember and cherish for years to come? Or simply enjoy 30 or 60 minutes on our lovely lake, in your choice of canoes, kayaks, katakanus or swan pedalos.
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The Boathouse Boardwalk Rushden Lakes | Rushden Lakes, Rushden NN8 1RL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sunny day so off on a swan we go. Booked for family members birthday... they all loved it and we felt reasonable priced. It does get hot though as peddling away and no shade out on the water anywhere. Staff all seemed knowledgeable and...More

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CanoeTwo, Owner at Canoe2 - Day Paddles, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review Melanie, really pleased you all enjoyed your time on the lake. Will pass on your comments to the team, and hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to escape the hustle and bustle of the shopping centre. Professional company with fabulous customer service. Nice to just head out on the lake and have some quiet time..... in the sunshine :-)

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CanoeTwo, Owner at Canoe2 - Day Paddles, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, really pleased you enjoyed a nice quiet time out on the lake. Thanks for the comments, very kind

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic fun for all the family, helpful staff and up to date equipment. Recommend booking in advance for the days out experiences, take drinks, snacks with you.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent day out, planned with the assistance of Canoe2. We went from Thrapston to Oundle stopping off in Wadenhoe for lunch mid way through at The King’s Arms. This was our first canoeing trip with a 9 (daughter) and 10 (son) year old. We were...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

My daughter and I spotted the swan pedalos on the lake and couldn't resist the temptation of having a go. Due to the typical British weather we had to wait for conditions to improve and finally went on Sunday. The staff are so helpful professional...More

1  Thank 445peggyu
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The 50+ Adventure Club set off down the Nene in 7 canoes after a very professional briefing and advice on which way to go - upstream originally but were advised that portage around the first lock was a long way so decided to go downstream....More

2  Thank Carol P
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Lovely peaceful scenic easy canoe trips on the River Nene with small challenges of a couple of locks to negotiate. Just completed the one day trip from Thrapston to Oundle having hired the canoe last week at Rushden Lakes for a 4 hour taster trip....More

1  Thank Julie R
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Was at the shopping centre with the kids and decided to give the canoe Hire a go. Staff at the help desk were brilliant and within no time we were getting our life jackets and paddles before a quick safety brief and we were off...More

2  Thank phastings87
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is our forth visit and the first to the new site and premises. Another great day out and once again we were lucky with the weather. Couldn't fault anything with the day and all the staff both old and new were helpful and friendly....More

1  Thank millerkeith
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We have used Canoe2 before for full day trips going downstream but this is the 1st time from the new site at Rushden. We had a 1/2 day paddle which was perfect as it was my wife's 1st time. Nice gentle paddle across the lake...More

2  Thank Steve C
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chriswolfenden
10 April 2018|
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Response from CanoeTwo | Property representative |
Yes, our minimum age is 5 for lake and river hire (though older on river if only one adult going). One adult with 5 yr old would be good on lake in open canoe, bit please do phone ahead first as weather conditions have been... More
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128debora
24 May 2016|
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Response from CanoeTwo | Property representative |
Hi Debora - Many thanks for your message. Yes, we can offer an afternoon paddle from Thrapston to Wadenhoe, Wednesday 22nd June, ending at The King's Head pub, a truly idyllic riverside pub with a very large garden and... More
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CarlUK2011
24 February 2016|
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Response from CanoeTwo | Property representative |
Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. Not all year, we open 19th March this year and our season ends mid October. We are however available to chat/advise/take bookings all year round, so please don't hesitate to phone for... More
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