Water sports holidays

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On the Blueway to Tipperary: nature and history on Ireland’s new kayaking routes
Adding to the country’s network of traffic-free greenways, three new trails encourage paddleboarders and kayakers to explore by river, canal and lake

Yvonne Gordon

26, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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20 best adventures on the water around the UK – from canyoning to white-water rafting
Trout fishing and kayaking, swimming and birdwatching – great ways to spend a day around the UK’s rivers, streams and lakes

Annabelle Thorpe

14, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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10 of the best UK activity holidays and summer camps for teenagers
Sailing expeditions, fishing camps, horse riding … Adventurous breaks that offer older children a holiday to remember

Rachel Dixon

09, Jul, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Decathlon stops canoe sales in northern France to curb migrant crossings
Sport retailer is concerned about people risking their lives using its products to try to reach England

Rajeev Syal and agency

16, Nov, 2021 @10:38 PM

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Windermere wildlife faces another threat – Lake District tourism | Letters
Letter: The dumping of untreated sewage is harmful, but so too are people’s activities on the water, notes Karen Lloyd

Letters

11, Oct, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Former teacher to paddle into Torquay after epic voyage around Britain
Brendon Prince to become first to circumnavigate mainland on standup paddleboard, all to raise awareness of water safety

Steven Morris

14, Sep, 2021 @2:56 PM

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10 of the UK’s best places for scuba diving and snorkelling
From the Orkneys to Dorset these sites offer marine life encounters and opportunities to gain a new skill while on holiday

Jo Caird

05, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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10 great UK canoe and paddleboarding trips with a pub pitstop
A tranquil river or coastal paddle – with lunch at a waterside pub to refuel – makes a delightfully relaxing day trip

Gemma Bowes

30, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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I swam with seals and puffins off the south-west coast of Wales
Our writer has ‘one of the finest wildlife watching experiences ever’ with the playful sea creatures around Pembrokeshire’s rocky islets

Kevin Rushby

29, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Pushing the boat out: 10 great new UK holidays on the water
From sailing tall ships and seafood trails to cool canal boating and camping in the Broads, we pick 10 watery breaks

Gemma Bowes

28, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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From the Thames to the Tyne: what to see and do on five of Britain’s great rivers
Instead of the coast, try a leisurely trip on our great rivers, for memorable sights, activities and food along their banks

Gemma Bowes

28, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sealife and surfing in Scotland: the wide-open spaces of Tiree
The Inner Hebrides isle known as the Hawaii of the North is home to shimmering white sands, powerful landscapes and a new boutique hotel

Isabel Choat

14, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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