Kayaking and Bucklers Hard Day Trip

This tour provides the perfect mix of adrenaline, culture and history, rounded off with beautiful views and fantastic food.

 

All-inclusive tour including:

  • Travel by executive transport to and from the New Forest from a variety of locations
  • Expert guides
  • Use of kayaks, lifejackets and all necessary equipment
  • Entrance to museum
  • Lunch and a drink in a highly recommended pub or restaurant
  • A New Forest souvenir to remember the day

Explore the New Forest across land and water with this adventurous tour. Suitable for both beginners and experts, whether joining us as an individual, couple, family or group of friends.  

 

You’ll start the action packed day by learning basic kayaking skills from our expert guides, giving you the confidence to explore at your own pace and experience the unique scenery as you travel down the meandering river estuary.

 

This is one of the most peaceful, tranquil and awe-inspiring ways to explore the rivers and estuaries of the New Forest. On the day you will most likely find hidden creeks, spot wildlife and learn more about the history of the area.

 

90-minutes of exhilaration will be followed by a relaxing and breathtaking exploration around Bucklers Hard and Beaulieu. Inside the exciting Maritime Museum and Buckler's Hard Story you can find out about the history of this unique 18th century shipbuilding village. Discover the fascinating story of Montagu Town as it was originally known. Learn about the machine gun that fired round and square bullets and see characters from the village at the time of Henry Adams, the Master Shipbuilder who lived and worked at Buckler's Hard. Discover a sense of the deep history and connection with luminaries including Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, Sir Frances Chichester and his Gipsy Moth IV, which circumnavigated the world and get a real sense of life in Beaulieu during the 18th and 19th centuries.

 

After soaking up the rich history on water and land it will be time to enjoy a delicious lunch, with plenty of time to explore the village shops of Beaulieu.

 

Look out for the donkeys, ponies and cattle roaming free up the High Street, something you don't see everyday. We will also stop for further photo opportunities on the way back to your drop off point, completing what is a must-do discovery of one of the most beautiful places in England.

 

Three reasons you’ll love this tour:

  • It provides the unique opportunity to mix action with the culture, heritage and the raw beauty of the New Forest

  • You’ll spend time with the wildlife of the New Forest; there’s every chance you will share the streets with donkeys, horses and cows who roam free in ancient tradition

  • There will be time for boutique shopping and plenty of photo opportunities in this wonderful landscape, providing you with memories that will last a lifetime