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Links

There is all sorts of stuff here. Please have a browse through. There is a good chance that you will find something of interest

For kayaking information of all sorts, there is an excellent site called Kayarchy. Well worth a browse

Sea Kayak Accommodation in the UK

Our own bed and breakfast, Strumhor is the only B&B in the UK that offers sea kayak guiding, rental and coaching.

But there are some other great places to stay and paddle:

Glenuig Inn

We just love taking people here. Excellent accommodation and a huge variety of trips to do. Close to Arisaig, Moidart and Ardnamurchan.

Ariundle Bunkhouse - Loch Sunart

The Ariundle Bunkhouse is located near Strontian in Sunart. Very comfortable accommodation in the heart of the lovely Sunart Oakwoods. From here we can explore the beautiful and sheltered Lochs Sunart, Moidart and Ailort. In the right conditions we can venture to Ardnamurchan and a short drive will take us to the stunning beaches and skerries of Arisaig

Outfitters and equipment

Outside Edge

If you need any equipment or decide to buy a kayak while you are in the area, our friendly outdoor equipment shop can help. Dave Bleazard who owns and runs the shop is an outdoor activist with loads of experience of mountain and water sports, so he is well placed to advise you and carries an excellent range of products.

 

North Shore Sea Kayaks

If you are thinking of buying a composite sea kayak you should have a look at North Shore Kayaks. They are superb. We have North Shore Shoreline, a Calypso and a Calypso II double kayak of our own. 

For handling, performance, features and especially quality,  North Shore kayaks are second to none. 

Wilderness Systems Kayaks

Kaisa in the Tempest Port Ramsay w2.jpg (195086 bytes)We use P&H Cappela and Wilderness Systems Tempest Sea kayaks. We don't have any relationship with Wilderness Systems but if you want a plastic sea kayak rather than a composite kayak, the Tempests are excellent and we strongly recommend them.

 

Sources of information

The British Canoe Union  and  The Scottish Canoe Association For everything you need to know about canoeing and kayaking in the UK

For information about other kayaking and outdoor activity resources, have a look at www.outdoor-sport-leisure.net

For international kayaking information, both inland and sea, have a browse around www.kayak.im

What's going on in the UK sea kayak world? See Simon Willis' site www.simon-willis.blogspot.com

Friends in wild places

Seafreedom has sea kayaking contacts in Alaska, Canada, Norway and can arrange trips to Greenland. Click the links below to find out more. you will need to use the back button on your web browser to get back here. If the Alaska or Canadian venues interest you, feel free to e-mail or call us for more information

Ice_crossing.jpg (45474 bytes)Alaska Kayak

Tom Pogson has a fleet of British built sea kayaks based in Anchorage, Whittier and Homer which we can hire for trips in Prince William sound and the spectacular Kenai Fjords.

orca and kayak 9.jpg (83970 bytes)Norway - Arctic Encounters

If you are interested in kayaking in Norway, have a look at our friends website and then call us to discuss the possibilities. We may be running a couple of trips there in 2006

Canada - Spirit of the West Adventures are a well established outfit who run a wide variety of trips in Johnstone Strait and Desolation sound. It's the place to be if you want to see Orcas

 

 

Other interesting stuff

Interested in archaeology and the natural environment? - have a look at the Dalriada Project

Photography - We are lucky to have some brilliant photographers in the area who make stunning images and run courses

Wildlife - Loch Visions

Marine - Wild Ocean photography 

Landscape - Richard Childs

 

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