Rivers
Canoeing and Kayaking on : River Cam

From April 1st 2013, BCU membership now covers the River Cam from the Mill Pool to Bottisham Lock.

More details here : http://www.canoe-england.org.uk/news/canoe-england-licence-for-river-cam-from-cambridge

Paddle Point
Trumpington, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Byron's Pool was named after Lord Byron who used to swim at the weir pool.

Paddle Point
Grantchester, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3, UK

Famous tea gardens

http://www.orchard-grantchester.com/information/

Paddle Point

Start here for a day trip to Cambridge

This start point is now blocked - Tree is over grown across river
Paddle Point
Cambridge, UK

Launch from concrete edge over footbridge from car park.

Car park has a 2.0m height barrier.

Paddle Point
Cambridge, UK

Portage weir easily using the punt rollers upstream of the sluice gate.

Paddle Point
Cambridge, UK

Between Mill Pond by Silver St Bridge, and Bottisham Lock downstream, the river is managed by the Cam Conservators who require all craft to be licenced.
See here: http://www.camconservators.co.uk/registration.html
At the moment the BCU licence does not cover this, though this seems to be a vastly overpriced permit for an occasional trip.



As of April 1st 2013, BCU membership covers this section. See here: http://www.canoe-england.org.uk/news/canoe-england-licence-for-river-cam-from-cambridge
Paddle Point
Cambridge, UK

Paddle Point
Cambridge, UK

Put in by the old penny ferry pub(shut down) parking alongside river.

Paddle Point
Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, UK

Between Mill Pond by Silver St Bridge, and Bottisham Lock downstream, the river is managed by the Cam Conservators who require all craft to be licenced.
See here: http://www.camconservators.co.uk/registration.html
At the moment the BCU licence does not cover this, though this seems to be a vastly overpriced permit for an occasional trip.

Paddle Point
Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, UK