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Back of Beyond Adventures

River Lane | Petersham, Richmond TW10 7AG, England
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Chilled and fun!

I surprised my husband with a little kayak down the Thames in Richmond, and we both loved it! The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Liquorice1
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London, United Kingdom
Highly recommended

Fun and beautiful kayaking. Very nice instructors. We kayaked to a pub, had lunch and kayaked back... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tchikiotisbillie
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Aumuhle, Germany
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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)
“canoe trip” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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River Lane | Petersham, Richmond TW10 7AG, England
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"white swan"
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"great fun"
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"the pub"
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"great morning"
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"river experience"
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"beautiful stretch"
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"will definitely be back for more"
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"great trip"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"birthday gift"
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"birthday treat for my husband"
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"sunny saturday"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Liquorice1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Lauren F
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Reviewed 15 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

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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Reviewed 3 May 2018

It was my husband’s birthday and we set off for a family canoe trip at sunset It was the first time and we didn’t really know what to expect. Piers was very professional and explained us the basics and safety rules. We had a lovely...More

2  Thank Roberta G
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We got a groupon for this kayaking trip, it was absolutely brilliant. Very professional and friendly service. My husband and I were having some real difficulties managing our canoe because of the adverse weather conditions. We were heading back to the launch site as we...More

1  Thank piperfoster
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable kayaking trip down the River Thames near Richmond in London. Guide was good and friendly, equipment was in good condition. Fun, safe trip. Highly recommended.

Thank simon h
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Great Day! The place is beautiful :-) Glyn and Piers were great and making sure we was safe and well! I would highly recommend this activity! It was a great laugh and we would do it again! We was scared we would fall right in,...More

Thank nujz123
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Booked for a wedding present for my Sister and her new Hubby. Obviously as it involved Alcohol as well as exercise my partner Tiff and I went along too. Lucked out with the weather and a very pleasant and fun couple of hours ensued. If...More

Thank Ed H
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