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Tour Operator: Let's Get Lost 4 hours Travel method:   Boat Region / Starts from: Birmingham

Picnic & Paddle

Celebrating something special and want to do it with a (fruity) twist? Or are you simply after a day out with the family?


Self-Guided Trip Rates:

  • Adults (Ages 18 - 64): £65
  • Children (Ages 5 -17): £60

Guided Trip Rates:

  • Adults (Ages 18 - 64): £80
  • Children (Ages 5 -17): £75


4 hours


You’ll set off for a paddle exploring the deep depth of the countryside and waterways around north Leicester, before making a pit stop in a secluded spot for a picnic with delicious snacks!
Experience the thrills and spills of the waterways as you paddle along the Soar on this scenic kayak trip + keep your eyes peeled for vibrant wildlife which surrounds the area.
Gather your gang, make it a couples retreat or a day out with the family.
You’re in complete control - Have a guided trip or go it alone, suitable for all abilities, there’s plenty of time for rest by the riverside.


Begin your adventure
Starting from the Proctors Park, begin your picnic and paddle adventure through the picturesque countryside and beautiful waterways.

Find A Perfect Spot
As you explore the waterways, find a secluded spot to indulge yourself in the picnic, connect with your friends and loved ones, distraction free.

The Navigation inn
Time to get the shades on as you chill in the perfectly placed beer garden.

The Waterside Inn
A great riverside pub for some refreshing beverages and delicious snacks
Suggested end of adventure stop.

What's Included

  • Kayak, buoyancy aid, paddle and
  • Safety briefing

Picnic Menu
Please note that bookings can only be made by persons 18 years old or over!

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For all bookings of day tours, a minimum of 24 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 24 hours notice, no refund is given.

For all bookings of multi-day and custom private tours, a minimum of 72 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 72 hours' notice, no refund is given*

*Note that in the event the client requests a refund for any reason, Tour Desk reserves the right to charge a 3% administration fee to cover costs incurred.

Cancellation and refund requests need to be sent in writing to

Important information

Thank you, your booking has been made successfully. Please read the below information carefully.

Contact for the day of trip:

Lead Instructor: +44 7516294083

(Available Saturday - Sunday)


Please arrive at Proctors Park, Barrow-Upon-Soar, LE12 8QF. If driving, once you arrive at the yellow barriers, you will be met by an instructor, who will let you into the park, and direct you to the best parking on the day. Alternatively, free parking is available on Barrow-Upon-Soar High Street, just 0.2 miles away from the site. If you are walking, please use the pedestrian gate on the right hand side of the barriers, and make your way towards the kayaks on the left, an instructor will be with you shortly.

Good to know

Arrival: Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Please note: Within the experience, the time includes a 15-minute instructor safety briefing.

Kayak Type

Types: Single, double, or triple kayak.

Boat types are decided on the day depending on participant age and group sizes


On our unguided hire trips, there is no instructor present, participants should be able to paddle at a suitable level so that they can look after themselves. Should a participant not be able to paddle independently they may be asked to hand back the equipment with no refund. Please note we do offer instructor lead sessions if you require instruction.

Music systems/Alcohol

Loud music and alcohol are not permitted on our kayaks. If you are found to be drinking on the water or playing loud music a member of staff is permitted to cancel your trip with no refund. This is to respect the local area, environment, and your safety. Thank you for understanding. We ask that if you are to have an alcoholic drink at the riverside pubs you keep it to a 2 drink limit. If you are found to be drinking excess of this then your trip will be canceled. This is for your and other's safety on the water.

Clothing & What To Bring:

Please bring with you spare clothing (top, trousers, shoes, towel), as you are kayaking and you will get wet. Dry bag, swimwear tops/bottoms, towel, clothing you do not mind getting wet, especially shoes. There are no changing facilities so please come ready.

What Will Happen On The Day:

After meeting, filling in paperwork, familiarisation with the boats and gear, going through safety instructions you will head on to the water. You will be given a buoyancy aid & paddle.

Although you don’t need to have kayaked you do need a moderate level of fitness. You will have to go under low bridges, some of which you need to lie down for (if high water). You will carry your kayak a short distance over weirs and locks.

If you have any questions please do let us know.

Take It Easy,

Let's Get Lost Team