Canoeing and Kayaking on : Stoke Lake

Paddle Point
Gosport, Hampshire, UK

A short paddle to the marina and back, which is great for beginners or when with younger paddlers. The area is sheltered and fairly quiet.

Paddle Point
Gosport, Hampshire, UK

Stoke lake is right up against the road here. At spring high tides the road is often covered by the water. Normally there is a small beach here perfect for launching canoes or kayaks.

There is usually space to park nearby in some of the residential roads for a small number of vehicles.

Paddle Point
Gosport, Hampshire, UK

Here there is a small weir cutting off Stoke lake from the rest of Portsmouth Harbour. At high tide it is completely covered and can be paddled over normally.

It can be easily portaged on the northern bank and around the bridge.