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Ghost ships of the River Thames

Ghost ships of the River Thames

| October 29, 2018

The Thames is always moving. Many Londoners don’t even realise the River Thames is tidal, changing direction roughly every six and a half hours, as millions of tonnes of water flows first one way, and then the other. In the centre of town, the Thames rises and falls by as much as seven metres throughout […]

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Kayaking the Medway Island Forts

Kayaking the Medway Island Forts

| October 29, 2018

A day trip to explore the Medway island forts, Fort Hoo & Fort Darnet These Medway forts date back almost 150 years and can only be reached by boat, such as a trusty kayak. The forts were built on the recommendations of the 1859 Royal Commission, to protect the important naval dockyards of Chatham from […]

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Kayaking on the Thames: River Roding to the QE2 Bridge at Dartford

Kayaking on the Thames: River Roding to the QE2 Bridge at Dartford

| January 6, 2018

A day out on the Thames estuary experiencing huge skies, surprising wildlife and bizarre barges. For this trip, launch into the Thames at the mouth of the River Roding in Barking. This is on the north bank of the Thames, east of London City Airport. Park on River Road next to Barking Creek Park and […]

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Banff Mountain Film Festival hits London February & March 2018

Banff Mountain Film Festival hits London February & March 2018

| January 2, 2018

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to London in 2018 with a brand new collection of the most exhilarating and inspirational adventure films on the planet! If you’re a fan of outdoor adventure get down to the Union Chapel in Islington between Tuesday 13th March and Saturday 24th March and check out the completely different […]

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Kayaking the River Wandle in south London

Kayaking the River Wandle in south London

| October 21, 2017

The Wandle is a surprisingly healthy urban river, rising in Croydon and flowing through Sutton, Merton and Wandsworth before joining the Thames.  It can be explored by kayak or canoe – but low bridges and pipes, weirs and a 500m section of subterranean paddling mean it’s definitely not for the inexperienced. Last time we tried […]

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Ocean Film Festival returns to London 16-21 October 2017

Ocean Film Festival returns to London 16-21 October 2017

| August 21, 2017

The Ocean Film Festival returns to London this autumn 2017, with a selection of the latest breath-taking, inspirational films created by independent film makers from across the globe. With this year’s Ocean Film Festival you can dive deep underwater with intrepid freedivers as they explore one of Europe’s largest shipwrecks, hop on board with nomadic […]

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