Based at the Club of Olympians and World Champions

A great location for a paddle with the start and finish under the shadow of the iconic 'City Ground, home of Nottingham Forest Football Club. Nice wide river with sweeping bends. Great viewing possibilities for spectators and easy to follow by bike or on foot.


Paddling a kayak, canoe or board through Nottingham on the River Trent offers a serene escape into the heart of England's rich history. As you glide past the Victoria Embankment you can imagine the river's role in the city's medieval trade, where goods and merchants once bustled along its banks. The Trent, England's third-longest river, has witnessed centuries of change, from the Viking invasions to the rise of the Industrial Revolution. Passing under the elegant arches of Trent Bridge, you can appreciate its Victorian engineering, connecting the modern city to its storied past. yer midpoint turn with it's tramlines going over the river, brings us back to the present day and modern transport systems. The tranquil waters provide a unique perspective on Nottingham, blending natural beauty with a deep historical tapestry.

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16 Jun 2024 @ 11:00 AM


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AquaPaddle Nottingham is located at Notting Kayak Club on the south bank of the River Trent less than 2 miles from Nottingham City Centre. It is 300 metres downstream from Trent Bridge, just beyond the Nottingham Forest Football ground and is accessed by turning left immediately after Trent Bridge travelling from Nottingham City. Trentside is the same road on which the Trent End Stand and turnstiles are located. For this reason, vehicle access is restricted by bollards on match days. Access on foot is possible from Trent Bridge and Lady Bay Bridge, where there are steps down to Trentside. What3Words: ///dine.ready.mason


Refreshments will be available before and after the event. Comprising of Hot or Cold Drinks and shacks.


Toilets, Showers and Changing Rooms are available, kayak or canoe rental is possible by prior arrangement and proof of competence.

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