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South West Paddlefest
June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018| Tickets start from £60/ under 5s FREE
South West Paddlefest will take place on 1st- 3rd June at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park
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 are welcome
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!
We aim to provide a “have a go” session for all children up to the age of 80 at the discretion of the instructor however the weather conditions and their ability to swim will have the final say. Parents MUST be present when their child/ren is/are on the water however allowances will be made for kids 77 years and older!
DO I NEED MY OWN GEAR?
In short – Yes however for those new to the various sports, for the “have a go” sessions all you need is a pair of beach shoes, shorts, a T-Shirt and a towel. There is the opportunity to rent at additional cost but due to demand we highly recommend you contact us to pre-book your requirements by using our “contact us” page on this website.
WHAT TO BRING?
Tent, sleeping bag and sleeping matt
Head Torch/Battery powered lantern
Kayak, canoe, paddle board and associated equipment
Sun hat, sun glasses, sun screen, insect repellent
Food , camping stove and fuel (NO DISPOSABLE BBQ’s PLEASE)
Cash for the bar and of course park activities
Suitable clothing for your intended activity
Bin Bags for your rubbish
Poop bags for your extended family members
WHAT NOT TO BRING?
Alcohol – The bar will be fully stocked and at reasonable prices
Glass bottles or glass containers of any kind.
IS FOOD PROVIDED?
As the idea of the festival is all about the great outdoors, you are encouraged to cook your own food on your camping stove. If this doesn’t appeal, the festival incorporates a variety of catering outlets.
HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?
Adult tickets start from £60 and include two nights camping, festival parking, paddling in organised groups, skills workshops, entertainment, hot showers, on site toilets and discounted park activities. Discounted ticket’s available for group bookings. Under 5’s are free. Caravans and camper vans are welcome.
Just camping? Ticket’s start from £40 for the weekend and include all the above less activities.
WHEN CAN I BUY A TICKET? Early bird tickets will go on sale from this website on 1st February!