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Back of Beyond Adventures

River Lane | Petersham, Richmond TW10 7AG, England
+44 7827 829721
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An amazing Sunday in the Sun

We had an amazing Sunday in the sun, thanks to our great guide Glenn and the team at Back of Beyond... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rhys D
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Dublin, Ireland
Great SUP lesson!

I am a novice SUP'er but this was a well organised event. Piers ran the lesson, took time to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mattcharrett
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London, United Kingdom
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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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“eel pie island” (28 reviews)
“paddle boarding” (13 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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+44 7827 829721
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing Sunday in the sun, thanks to our great guide Glenn and the team at Back of Beyond Adventures. The setting for your kayak is idyllic and the option to stop off at The White Swan half way through your trip to...More

Thank Rhys D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a novice SUP'er but this was a well organised event. Piers ran the lesson, took time to explain the basics, got us preprared and then it was straight out onto the river! Good group and good fun on the Thames in Richmond!

Thank mattcharrett
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome sunset trip along the Thames! Thanks guys for one of the best evenings out I’ve had in years. My daughter Amber, our friends and I loved it - you guys made it great fun, and for someone born in London you showed...More

1  Thank Nick H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks Piers for a great SUP lesson! To anyone interested, this was well organised and Piers is fun, caring and knowledgable so you will be in good hands. Will definitely be back! Newsha

1  Thank newsha10
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a really awesome experience and would recommend it to anyone. Piers was top quality and we really enjoyed ourselves (his dog was also the best!!) thanks so much Piers !!

1  Thank stormgj
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

I surprised my husband with a little kayak down the Thames in Richmond, and we both loved it! The team, Piers and Glyn, are a cool friendly duo. Glyn took us out and he was so chilled and fun - we even had a little...More

1  Thank Liquorice1
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Fun and beautiful kayaking. Very nice instructors. We kayaked to a pub, had lunch and kayaked back. We were a big group with kids and everyone had a fantastic time. The scenery is stunning.

1  Thank tchikiotisbillie
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

From start to finish the Eel Pie kayaking trip was fantastic. Piers was flexible with a couple of our group bringing their dogs, and jumping in canoes, and so friendly and helpful and experienced. Glyn was amazing fun, and got involved in our group to...More

2  Thank Lauren F
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 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

1  Thank mk1983
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 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.

2  Thank Robert W
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