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Back of Beyond Adventures

River Lane | Petersham, Richmond TW10 7AG, England
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Kayaking on the Thanes - bliss!

I bought this as experience as a birthday treat for my husband and from start to finish I found... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mk1983
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London
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Eel Pie Island Kayak Tour

We had a wonderful time - Our guide Piers was experienced, helpful and friendly - highest possible... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert W
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Truly wonderful canoe, kayak and paddle board adventures in Richmond upon Thames, London… Whether you are after a gentle introduction to kayaking or an active office Summer party or some inspiring SUP Yoga with some pretty great people, you have come to the right place. Back of Beyond Adventures operates most of it’s activities on Old Father Thames from Petersham Meadows, near Richmond. The area offers paddlers an opportunity to explore a part of the Thames that is rich with history and wildlife. All age groups and level of skill and ability are welcome and whatever you are looking for when you are here – a personal challenge, active team meetings or just plain old adventurous fun, you’ll have a great time.
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“white swan” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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River Lane | Petersham, Richmond TW10 7AG, England
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"spend an afternoon"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bought this as experience as a birthday treat for my husband and from start to finish I found Back of Beyond Adventures professional, extremely helpful and personable. Piers took the time to run through everything before hitting the water making sure we knew what...More

Thank mk1983
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time - Our guide Piers was experienced, helpful and friendly - highest possible recommendation for Back of Beyond - simply a terrific outing.

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my husband’s birthday and we set off for a family canoe trip at sunset It was the first time and we didn’t really know what to expect. Piers was very professional and explained us the basics and safety rules. We had a lovely...More

Thank Roberta G
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We got a groupon for this kayaking trip, it was absolutely brilliant. Very professional and friendly service. My husband and I were having some real difficulties managing our canoe because of the adverse weather conditions. We were heading back to the launch site as we...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable kayaking trip down the River Thames near Richmond in London. Guide was good and friendly, equipment was in good condition. Fun, safe trip. Highly recommended.

Thank simon h
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Great Day! The place is beautiful :-) Glyn and Piers were great and making sure we was safe and well! I would highly recommend this activity! It was a great laugh and we would do it again! We was scared we would fall right in,...More

Thank nujz123
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Booked for a wedding present for my Sister and her new Hubby. Obviously as it involved Alcohol as well as exercise my partner Tiff and I went along too. Lucked out with the weather and a very pleasant and fun couple of hours ensued. If...More

Thank Ed H
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I decided to invite the wife for a kayak down the Thames river as a casual river experience with a pub visit at half way. We were not sure what to expect as we have never kayak'd before so a little nervous about falling in!...More

Thank briand2212017
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Have now kayaked and canoed with Back of beyond adventures. Piers is absolutely brilliant. I went with my mother, brother and other half. Obviously my mother needed a bit of extra help and Piers was brilliant. Highly highly recomended! Kayak tour, some history, some games...More

Thank Ciara C
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great morning, full prepared on shore, this is a great trip for beginners with a gentle pace and stories in between, which was nice. Really friendly vibe and everyone really enjoyed it with a stop at the pub to warm up half way through. I...More

Thank Sarah P
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