Kayaking for beginners

Guided sea kayaking at Runswick Bay in conjunction with East Barnby Outdoor Centre.

  • Booking essential

Learn to paddle a sit on top kayak and see the coast from a different perspective.


Event ticket prices
  • All £25.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Booking line open daily, Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am - 4pm.
Children 14 years and over welcome.
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at East Barnby Outdoor Education Centre, Wades Lane, East Barnby off the A174 near Whitby, YO21 3SA. Transport is provided to Runswick Bay and back.
What to bring and wear
All equipment is provided. Please bring old shoes, swimwear, sun cream, a change of clothing and a towel, plus a drink and snacks.
It's a short, fairly steep walk from the car park to the beach. A basic level of fitness and swimming ability is required for kayaking.
NB if sea conditions are poor, the event may be cancelled and a full refund given.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
22 June 2019 09:30 - 12:00 Available
13:00 - 15:30 Available

Contact Info

Zoe Frank
Call 01723 870423

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