Shaw’s Bridge is a popular spot for canoeists with a slalom course, good car parking and river access. You can paddle upstream for a 1 ½ miles past another good car park with river access at Minnowburn Beeches (National Trust) park land until you reach another weir. A very pleasant paddle.
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Open sessions run here every Saturday from March to Dec except July Fortnightby Mobile Team Adventure No need to book just turn up.