ARTICLES & TRIP REPORTS
LOCAL INFO & COMMUNITY DISCUSSIONS
HOLY ISLAND, ANGLESEY - illustrated report by Zoe Newsam.
HOLYHEAD TO DUN LAOGHAIRE - trip report by Barry Shaw and Harry Whelan.
ANGLESEY AND THE LLEYN PENINSULA - illustrated trip report by Jim Krawiecki.
CWM PENNANT 2004 - report from "A Novice Sea Kayakers Log Book" (Illustrated)
A SOLO CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF ANGLESEY - report by Barry Shaw.
LLEYN PENINSULA EASTER 2002 - trip report by Jim Krawiecki. (illustrated)
RAMSEY ISLAND - trip report by Mark Rainsley. (illustrated)
BITCHES TRIP REPORT - by Mark Rainsley. Splendid weekend at one of the UK's best locations.
CWM PENNANT Sea kayaking festival, Cwm Pennant, 2000. Report by Richard Seaby
Welsh Canoeing Association's website - the official Association for Wales, affiliated to the BCU.
Bing Maps will help you find places mentioned.
Planning your first multi-day trip? Mark Rainsley's article "a Special Kind of Freedom" is essential reading.
Broken links? Please email me with details.
Kayak Trails / Route Plans / Guides to specif areas
Inland Waterways - details and guides to canals and other inland waters.
Other sites with routes / trip reports
Sean Morley paddled round all the inhabited islands of UK in 2004 - a stunning trip, well documented here.
Many of the bloggers have excellent pictures and write-ups of their trips - check the Other Sites page.
Bolton Canoe Club's is worth a look at for trip ideas.
BITCHES PADDLING ADVICE - useful info from Canoe Wales.
The Bitches - Whitewater Playspot - a lot of background about the Bitches.
NWSK's web site has some reports on Welsh trips.
Swaledale Outdoor Club has some excellent illustrated trip reports covering trips in a variety of locations.
Song of the Paddle, although dedicated to Open Canoes, provides a useful reference to places to paddle.
"Easy Reference Sheet" - Western England & Wales - Summary sheet with paddling speed calculators, wind speed chart, CG contact & MSI Broadcast Times, Marine VHF channels etc
Photography - The Geograph project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland - there are some useful coastal shots.
Discussions from the Community Pages
Anglesey - North coast - with pics
Ramsey Island - with pics
South Stacks, nr Holyhead - with pics, and a warning about the risks from HSS's!
Stacks - from Treaddur Bay - with pics
Wales - general paddling ideas & advice.
(Updated 20-Dec-2015 )