With the Easter Bank Holiday just around the corner, we imagine many of you will be looking to plan your outdoor activities, whether it be with family, friends or even on your own. If paddle boarding is part of your activity packed weekend, then look no further. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner, these destinations are perfect for exploring the country's stunning coastline and waterways.
From glistening meandering lakes to peaceful coastlines, the UKs range of locations offers something to suit all preferences and abilities. However we understand that the abundance can sometimes make choosing where to go a struggle, so we’ve handpicked some of the best places to help you choose.
Known for its picturesque lakes and stunning scenery, The Lake District is a paddle boarders dream. Paddle boarding on Lake Windermere, Coniston Water, and Ullswater is a must-do activity. These lakes offer calm waters that are perfect for beginners and experts alike. You’ll be able to take in the breath taking views of the surrounding mountains while paddling on the serene waters.
Cornwall is a mecca for water sports enthusiasts. With over 300 beaches, you're spoilt for choice when it comes to getting out on the water. Newquay, St Ives, and Padstow are popular destinations for paddle boarding and offer a variety of local coffee shops and restaurants to stop off at to refuel. You'll be able to explore the rugged coastline and hidden coves while paddling on the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
Isle of Wight
Just off the South Coast of England, this beautiful island is home to gorgeous sandy beaches, rolling hills, and promenades. Dotted with vintage beach huts, you’ll have plenty to explore both on and off the water. You can also paddle along the coast and explore the hidden coves and bays. The Needles is a popular spot for paddle boarding, with its dramatic coastline and crystal clear waters.
Loch Lomond is the largest freshwater lake in Scotland and is a popular destination for paddle boarding. The calm waters of the lake offer a peaceful and serene paddling experience for those looking for some relaxing SUPing. You can explore the stunning scenery of the Scottish Highlands while paddling on the tranquil waters of the lake.
The Norfolk Broads is made up of a network of rivers and lakes that offer a unique paddling experience. The Broads are a haven for wildlife, and you can spot birds, otters, and other animals while paddling on the waters! The calm waters of the Broads make it the perfect spot for beginners and families.
So, if you’re planning on making the most out of the long weekend why not check one of them out? Offering stunning coastlines and an abundance of beautiful lakes and rivers perfect for paddle boarding there really is something for everyone.
If you’re after a SUP to take with you on your adventures make sure to check out our range of paddle boards.