Family & Group Sea Kayaking Holiday
7 Night Family Sea kayaking Holiday: £1400 Exclusive use of Barn House for families or friend groups including:
- 7 nights self catering accommodation in our Barn House, 3 Double bedrooms (sleeps up to 6 people), open plan kitchen, dining and living room
- 2 full days of Sea kayaking and coaching for up to 4 people. Extra Sea kayaking days available on request
- Sea kayaks and equipment
2 Night Family Sea Kayaking Short break: £895 Exclusive use of Barn house for families or friend groups including
- 2 nights self catering accommodation in our Barn House, 3 Double bedrooms (sleeps up to 6 people), open plan kitchen, dining and living room
- 2 full days of Sea kayaking and coaching for up to 4 people.
- Sea kayaks and equipment
The Family and group Sea kayaking holiday is for people over the age of 12 who can confidently swim 50m. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
This holiday is ideal for a family or a group of friends looking for an outdoor activity holiday. It is for people who don’t like crowds, who love nature and who are looking for a bit of adventure.
You’ll stay in comfort with the exclusive use of our Barn House which is tucked away in a 15th Century Orchard next door to our Farm house in a traditional cider farming valley 2 miles from the sea and the River Dart. It has a contemporary kitchen and open plan living and dining room with TV and Wi-Fi,
There are 3 double bedrooms with wooden double beds, oak flooring and a mixture of stone and wooden walls, Two bedrooms have an ensuite shower room and the third bedroom has it’s own private shower room.
There is a sunny patio in the orchard for you to relax in which looks over the flax beds which Susie and David plant, harvest and process for Susie to spin into linen before weaving it into her artwork and cushions. It’s amazing to see the vivid blue flax flowers in the summer.
Close by is a supermarket, and excellent restaurants in Totnes, Dartmouth and Brixham. Stoke Gabriel on the River Dart is a few minutes drive away with its two pubs, a cafe and riverside walks.
The coastline of the UK has been described as it’s last great wilderness and South Devon has some of the most spectacular and varied coastline of all.
Torbay has sheltered waters, sandy beaches and rocky coves. If you are interested in wildlife the river estuaries of South Devon are the places to visit on your Family and group Sea kayaking holiday. Seals, Cormorants, Little Egrets, Kingfishers, Herons and a wide variety of seabirds are seen as you paddle or drift along with the tide in amongst the reed beds and remote side creeks.
The South Hams coastline, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, has a rugged coastline, sea caves, headlands and exposed cliffs for the more adventurous. No doubt you will spot seals and if you are lucky Porpoise, sunfish and dolphins and in recent years humpbacked whales have become welcome visitors to the coastline during the summer months”
The Family and group Sea kayaking holiday includes 2 full days of Sea kayaking and coaching. (Extra Sea kayaking days are available on request)
Equipment and coaching provided including Wind proofs jackets, Buoyancy aids, Paddles, spray decks, dry bags, safety equipment and Sea kayaks.
David and Susie love nothing better than helping people discover the fabulous coastline, river estuaries and natural world in South Devon.
David is a British Canoeing qualified Sea Kayak Leader and Sea Kayak coach and Susie has many years experience Sea kayaking around the South Devon Coastline and river estuaries.
The Family and group Sea kayaking holiday allows you to move silently through nature experiencing the wildlife close up and undisturbed while exploring the headlands, beaches, remote inlets and caves you can only discover from the water. If you don’t like crowds, the Family and group Sea kayaking holiday is for you!
There are so many things to do in the local area, visiting South Devon’s glorious beaches, walking on Dartmoor and the South West Coastal Path or visiting the historic villages, towns and cities of South Devon.
Walking in Devon
Within easy drive are some of the most spectacular all year round walks in the country, from the dramatic South West coastal footpath, the green lanes of the South hams countryside and estuaries, to the ancient landscape of Dartmoor.
Villages and towns in Devon.
There are no shortage of picturesque and historic villages and towns to visit nearby. Stoke Gabriel on the banks of the River Dart, the historic ports of Dartmouth and Brixham and the unique culture of Totnes with its alternative independent shops and cafes.
Water sports in Devon
South Devon is a brilliant place for sea and river water sports with its fantastic beaches, river estuaries and creeks ideal for sailing, sea kayaking, white water canoeing, surfing, wild swimming and paddle boarding.
There are many places to visit nearby. Greenway – home of Agatha Christie, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle, Overbecks, Buckland Abbey, Anthony, Cotehele, Lanhydrock and Castle Drogo.
Places to visit in Devon
Dartington Hall – for its cultural festivals, Ashburton for antique lovers, Totnes – for it’s Elizabethan Market, Dartmouth for it’s castles and river trips and Sharpham vineyard for wine tasting tours. And if you get a chance a day out at the Eden Project.
For the kids.
We are situated between the seaside town of Paignton and the rural village of Stoke Gabriel on the river Dart so plenty to do for you and the children. In the town there is a very good Zoo, a fun waterslide park, a steam railway, prehistoric caves and lots of family attractions. A firm favourite is crab fishing at Stoke Gabriel.
Beaches in Devon.
Our nearest beach is Broadsands which is a 10 minute drive away. It is a sheltered beach ideal for young children with all the amenities. Within 30 minutes drive are many remote and spectacular beaches. Bantham (surf school), Blackpool Sands, Gara rock, Hope cove, Mothercombe, Man sands and many, many more for you to discover.
Our local village a 5 minute drive away or a 30 minute walk via the green lanes. It is on the banks of the river Dart with a couple of cafes and pubs. There are beautiful walks along the riverbank or through the winding streets of the village.
Dartmoor National Park is a 30 minute drive and one of the last great wildernesses in the UK with an inspirational landscape of heather clad moors and rugged tors. It’s a landscape quite unlike any other, populated by lofty granite tors, mysterious hut circles and standing stones, ancient woodlands, sturdy clapper bridges, rushing streams, Dartmoor ponies, bustling stannary towns and secluded villages. A wonderful place for walking and exploring.