Fowey – SUP Adventure


Trip 1 – Fri 25th June – Sun 27th June 2021

Trip 2 – Fri 17th Sept – Sun 19th Sep 2021

A frolic through Fowey!

A stunning SUP journey through one of the UK’s finest areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Expect beautiful beaches and coves, historic harbours and castles, creeks and pretty villages nestled in one of the most tranquil spots in Cornwall

Campfires and camp-craft, wildlife and natural beauty – this trip has it all to make for an experience you’ll savour forever.

Picture yourself launching from the white sands of the  Cornish coast,  paddling to secluded coves and then with the tide, paddling through the quiet and restful  wooded estuary for a evening under the stars.

A true taste of adventure!

The Itinerary

  • Day 1 – Friday (evening) Arrive St Winnow 18:00 onwards (Covid permitting for exact details)

    A welcome ‘meet and greet, with trip logistics and timings explained – evening meal and drinks in Fowey.

  • Day 2 – Saturday (morning)

    Shuttle to launch site (Par Sands beach) for breakfast . Leaving from Par Beach and heading along the coastline we will paddle our way on a 8 km route to Fowey where we will have lunch. The Journey is encompasses a beautiful stretch of coast where there are stopping points to stop and soak up the scenery.

  • Day 2 – Saturday (afternoon)

    After lunch, we will enjoy a leisurely 6km paddle up river to St Winnow. There are a number of stops on route, one being in the village of Golant. Hopefully there will be an abundance of Wildlife, Seals and Sea birds, Deer and Kingfishers often accompanying us on our journey

  • Day 2 – Saturday (Evening)

    We will camp for the night at St Winnows Church Campsite where your camp will be setup and ready for your arrival (woo hoo!) The fun packed evening will let you experience some basic camp craft, an evening meal followed by a campfire and beverage.

  • Day 3 – Sunday

    Just before breakfast there is an optional SUP stretch and mobility sessions to get the blood flowing and you ready for breakfast. Once your food has settled we’ll head back along Saturday’s route using the ebbing tide to glide us down the river with ease. Finishing up at Fowey for lunch where we will sadly bring our adventure to a close and say our goodbyes (mid-day, early afternoon).

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When and where do I need to be?

Your experience begins on a Friday evening in the quite and secluded campsite within the small parish of St Winnow on the east bank of the River Fowey.

The following morning we then shuttle to Par Sands where your SUP ADVENTURE begins.

What’s included

  • Fully guided SUP Adventure from start to finish

  • Professional qualified WSA Guides

  • SUP Board and Paddle

  • Wetsuit and Buoyancy Aid

  • 2 night Camping Accommodation (Bell Tents)(Covid permitting for exact details)

  • Evening Meal (Saturday night )

  • Breakfast (Sunday morn)

  • Refreshments (Hot & Cold)

  • Anturio Mug

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More Information

  • The Paddling

    This Journey is aimed at people who can competently paddle board and want to take part in a paddle journey/ adventure. The journey is 14-15 km on day 1 and 6-7km on day 2. We will be using the tide on both legs of the journey to make it easier going but all participants must be confident in their ability to paddle this distance.

  • Accomodation

    Bell tents (Covid permitting for exact details)will be provided which can sleep up to 8 people. Participants will need to bring their own bedding for sleeping A Sleeping mat or Inflatable mattress along with a sleeping bag and pillow.

  • Transport

    Fowey and St Winnows are both reachable by planes, trains and automobiles. If you are not driving you can fly into Newquay and then there are regular trains to Par station which is about 20 mins taxi to our campsite. There are regular trains to Par from all directions.

  • Food

    Evening camp meal will be provided on Saturday at St Winnows and camp Breakfast on Sunday at camp at St Winnows. Participants should bring food and/or money for all other meals mentioned in the itinerary. We also suggest food for munchies on our journey in between stops and a water bottle for cold drinks (ideally non single use plastic). Participants can of course bring their own cooking and camping equipment if they wish. Any participant with specific dietary requirements please highlight these to us well in advanced of the journey (at least 2 weeks before).

  • Safety

    Your safety is paramount. Our trip leaders are highly qualified WSA Adventure guides with advanced first aid qualifications. They are experienced operating in this area and have local knowledge.

  • Equipment

    Please see the suggested equipment list in the section below.  We are happy for you to bring your own SUP, paddle and buoyancy aid however we will provide these if required (along with a wetsuit)  We insist on coiled leashes and buoyancy aids.

  • The other little touches that really make it a GREAT TRIP

    Selected photos of your day, Hot beverages in your new Anturio mug in the great outdoors and of course a movie of you in action so you can remember this for ever.

  • An Adventure for the greater GOOD

    We always give a small percentage of our profits to the Goodwash Foundation to fund projects that help improve the lives of people and animals. Click here to find out more

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Suggest kit list

Any questions or queries on any of the above, please email us at

      Your investment for this amazing experience?


      Limited to 12 spaces

      PAYMENT OPTION 1 – A one off payment of £215

      £100 deposit included and is non refundable

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          To have a great experience AND most importantly a safe trip with us we need you to have:

          • Intro to SUP Course completed

            You have completed an introduction to SUP course or have previous SUP experience

          • PLUS – You are what we call a “Level 1-2 paddler”

            You have paddle boarded quite a few times and feel comfortable and in control standing and paddling on a SUP Board. You’re keen to explore and paddle further, you can turn the board and self recover.


          If you are unsure with any of the above or would just like to discuss anything with us then we’d love to hear from you. We’re a friendly and approachable team who want to give you the best experience out there.

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          Need us to help with some more SUP Experience?

          If you’d love to come on this adventure but maybe feel you’re not quite ready yet with your SUP paddling. We can definitely help with this too, with a range of ACCELERATED SUP options

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              Other Considerations

              MIN 6 clients to run this trip

              Please take out your own holiday insurance

              Travel to start of adventure is not included.

              Over 18’s only

              Over 16 if with parent or guardian

              Terms and conditions apply

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