What Should I wear to paddleboard in South Wales?
Definitely, the most common question I get asked when planning a trip is ‘What should I wear?’. This blog will give you the basics; join a lesson with Outdoor Explore Wales for more information! Truthfully, there is no definitive answer but hopefully, you can get some good ideas on what you should (and sometimes shouldn’t)…
Awesome Easter Paddleboard Adventures for Everyone!
This Easter, Outdoor Explore Wales has something for everyone! We have River trips, coastal paddles, and canal adventures! Half-day tours and lessons, full-day and multi-day guided trips: all across South Wales. And we’d love you to join us! South Wales has some of the most stunning waterways in the UK, so let’s get out and…
Free Stand Up Paddleboarding with Outdoor Explore Wales!
It’s not just a hook! We really are offering FREE paddle meets! Check it out… At least once a month throughout 2023 we will be offering you a space on one of our FREE paddle meets. #FeelGoodPaddle One aim: to help you feel good! This of course could mean so many different things to so…
Incredible Welsh Paddle Adventures for 2023
Join Outdoor Explore Wales on some of our most exciting stand-up paddleboard trips to date! VALENTINE’S/ ANTI- VALENTINE’S paddle trips. February 14th. Love it or Hate it, we have a paddle trip for you! In the afternoon, from 2:30 pm, we’ll be out for our anti-valentines paddle! No couples allowed! XD From 6 pm, we’ll…
4 Paddleboard Experiences for Under £30!
We’ve got your pocket in mind with these 4 great SUP Experiences with Outdoor Explore Wales! Heart of the Brecon Beacons Paddle on the Beacons Reservoir This beautiful reservoir is only accessible as part of a group with a Brecon Beacons National Park Passport Scheme – and we have one! Have you ever driven up…
Worried you can’t Paddleboard?
Throughout the Outdoor Explore family, we don’t like saying no. It is our aim to accommodate as many people on our slow-paced adventures as we can. We have purchased specific equipment (and will continue to get more) to make our watersport sessions as accessible as possible. Why turn customers away? We’d rather have an honest…
Canal Part #4 – Tal-y-Bont towards Llangynidr
Part four of our guide to Paddling the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal starts in Talybont-on-Usk and takes us through the longest tunnel on the canal. Is this the most adventurous section of the canal so far? Or the most peaceful? Getting on the canal in the picturesque little village of Talybont-on-Usk is as easy as…
No one Expects the Unexpected!
Make sure you’re prepared for all the unexpected adventures you can encounter on a SUP trip!
Paddle boarding on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal
Part #1: Brecon Canal Basin to Brynich Lock With 35 miles of navigable canal from Brecon to Pontymoile, we decided it would be easier to break the journey down into nice bite-sized chunks! The various arms of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal were constructed over 200 years ago as an Act of Parliament for transporting…
Learn to SUP in Cardiff, South Wales
If you want to learn to paddleboard in the Welsh capital, there are not many places better than Radyr weir on the river Taff in North Cardiff. The first use of a weir at Radyr (from the Welsh ‘Rhaeadr’, meaning waterfall) was by the Normans, as a fish trap. It has since been used to siphon water to feed the Melingriffith canal and is now used to provide hydroelectric power when the…