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Back of Beyond Adventures

River Lane | Petersham, Richmond TW10 7AG, England
+44 7827 829721
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Blissful paddle, beautiful scenery, awesome company - what more could you want?!

I booked a sunset stand-up paddle boarding session as a present for my boyfriend's birthday and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Great corporate event

We took 5 canoes one way down the Thames from Hampton Court to Petersham. Stopped at the Anglers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, England
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
River Lane | Petersham, Richmond TW10 7AG, England
+44 7827 829721
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a sunset stand-up paddle boarding session as a present for my boyfriend's birthday and booked it with a days notice to ensure the weather was good. Super glad to see they had availability. Everything ran very smoothly, from the online booking to the...More

Thank JennGauss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took 5 canoes one way down the Thames from Hampton Court to Petersham. Stopped at the Anglers at Teddington Lock for a drink on the way. Really great day. Piers from Back of Beyond was easy to deal with and provided a good light...More

Thank JimmyDub
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing time paddle boarding down a beautiful stretch of the Thames, with stunning views and lots of wild life, including several herons nesting on the banks. We had a half point ale at a lovely old pub near Eel Pie Island and swam...More

Thank el1_89
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Every year we do something new in memory of our brother, and after googling around, we came across Stand Up Paddling. We booked at 11am for a 1.30pm trip, which was great. The experience was way better than we expected! Scenery was great, it's on...More

Thank danielle_wales
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Ok so this was awesome ! What a fantastic way to spend a Friday night , sunset social allows you to wind down in the beautiful surroundings of Richmond and the Thames doing some exercise whilst actually not really realising that you are . Piers...More

Thank Goldlittlefishie
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Really well organised. Very clear briefing. Piers was a good mixture of relaxed and supportive. A beautiful stand up paddle trip on the Thames in Richmond finishing in the dark with beautiful white and red lights. Highly recommended!

Thank madoc1975
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I dream to do kayaking on the river for 3 years. Finally I did it last week with my daughter. It is a amazing and quite easy. That is a good feeling for chasing some the ducks team and to saying hello to the swan...More

Thank xia g
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Fun afternoon paddling on the SUP on the river, managed to not fall in! Great instruction, can totally recommend Back of Beyond for a London-based mini-adventure!

Thank jackie_ashdown
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A good introduction to kayaking or just a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours on the Thames. Glen was very enthusiastic and explained what the day entailed, along with basic instruction very well. In a fairly large group of 8 he still managed...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 7 September 2016

A great couple of hours on the river with initial basic instruction on the river bank before quickly getting out onto the water. This was a 1 to 1 (plus one) bought as a 50th birthday gift for my partner. Piers was a friendly, calm...More

Thank UkFairComment
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