Water sports holidays

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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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Rhik Samadder tries ... wakeboarding: ‘I scream underwater with every faceplant’
Everyone needs some novelty right now, so our writer is tackling a new activity each week. First, he gets dragged perilously quickly around a lake

Rhik Samadder

19, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Fit in my 40s: wakeboarding is unbelievably hard. Can I rise to the challenge? | Zoe Williams
It’s not even a cardio sport. Yet it’s the only thing I’ve done where I started aching even while I was doing it

Zoe Williams

17, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Too cold for crocs’: freshwater snorkelling in the Daintree rainforest
The Great Barrier Reef gets all the attention, but in tropical north Queensland’s pristine rivers, Christine Retschlag is equally immersed

Christine Retschlag

20, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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