We run regular WW trips during the winter months and often do the Usk, Dee, Dart, Barle etc. We also do trips to the Tryweryn and have organised trips to the Lake District, North East, Scotland and the Alps.
We use Symonds Yat during the summer to teach the moving water basics, and enjoy introducing those who looking for adventure to the thrill of white water paddling.
On the 21st of January 2018, Gloucester Canoe Club managed to assemble a group of 12 paddlers to descend the Dart Loop. This being the largest number of paddlers the club had had for a white-water trip for many years. The group consisted of seasoned experts, intermediate paddlers and one or two of us [...]
The club made another of its regular trips to Symonds Yat on Sunday 25th and all photos can be seen in the Gallery Pages. This is from Rich T: Jane, Jason, James, Steve and Richard, were at Symonds Yat. River level was low and there was a definite difference in the paddlability of the river [...]
Alps Trip 2017 In June Jason, Ian and I (John Burrell) travelled to the Alps to join Jane and two of her friends, Christine and Alice to embark on a white-water adventure. For Jason and myself, this would be our first real white-water trip to the Alps so quite an undertaking. This is a [...]
At nine a.m. on Sunday morning 8th October 2017, eleven brave warriors set out from the clubhouse and paddled up to the docks. There, we had the unique and welcome experience of entering the locks and being lowered down to the Severn. Hanging a left, we paddled down to a weir (is it Llanthony weir?). [...]
The general ethos for Tuesday and Friday night sessions is as follows: Tuesday Night is Club Night whereby it is the intention to offer the opportunity to join in with either a group doing Marathon Training, a 'touring' group having a social paddle, a beginners/induction/stroke training group based at the clubhouse or, during the summer, white water training at [...]
Vote to support our Boathouse Appeal As you may have seen, the shell of the new Gloucester Boathouse is nearing completion and fitting out of the ground floor with boat storage areas and limited shower and toilet facilities will soon be done; we will then be able to start using the site in earnest. There [...]