North East

Launch sites for kayaker’s in the north east of England

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Robin Hoods Bay Kayak Fishing

This one could be a rather difficult launch but also should be well worth the effort for anyone fit enough to deal with the 400 yard decent down a track to the new slipway. Parking will be at the top of the village bank in a council car park chargeable by the hour. [...]

By |February 27th, 2010|North East|0 Comments

Cloughton Wyke

Being in the thick of the tourist season I wanted to get away from the maddening crowds, it really does get hard work negotiating through the crowds of grekels and the stock questions "do you catch anything on these?" "are they safe?" etc etc, and you have to run the gaunlet of Daz and Bethany [...]

By |August 29th, 2009|Featured Launch Sites, North East|0 Comments
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Marine Drive (Scarborough Yorkshire)

To get to Marine Drive park in the North Bay on Royal Albert Drive. There is a slipway in the middle of the bay and one at the end near the Sands development, therefore launching a kayak here is very easy. During the summer months there is an hourly parking charge all along the drive.From [...]

By |May 2nd, 2009|North East|2 Comments
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Kayak Fishing At Filey (Yorkshire)

Launching A Kayak At Filey - Country Park, Filey Dingy Club Great parking (a couple of quid for all day), toilets, cafe, shop and camping/caravan site close at hand. Easy launch down steep boat ramp of about 100 metres (take a yak trolley) onto the sands of Filey bay. This is an easy [...]

By |April 12th, 2009|North East|4 Comments
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Cayton Bay Kayak Fishing(Yorkshire)

Cayton Bay Kayak Fishing The Surf Shack at Cayton is the nearest place to park. Parking charges in 2009 were £2 all day and £1 after 4pm. It is a bit of a steep walk down to the beach but should be ok for your yakker of average fitness. There is a shack [...]

By |May 1st, 2008|North East|1 Comment
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Burniston No More Info As Yet

By |May 1st, 2008|North East|0 Comments
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Upgang Slipway (Whitby – Yorkshire)

Upgang Ravine Whitby Access to the Ravine Slipway at Upgang Beach can be made via a track from the main Whitby to Sandsend road. A key is needed to access the track and this can be obtained by leaving a deposit of 10 pounds at the Golf course on Sandsend road. Once down the track [...]

By |May 1st, 2008|North East|2 Comments

Cornelian Bay Yorkshire

Cornelian Bay - A difficult launch but well worth the effort. Park at the water treatment plant which is free. You really need a trolley to get down to the cliff base - the path is loose stone with rough tarmac towards the bottom - once at the bottom you need to remove the trolley [...]

By |May 1st, 2008|North East|0 Comments

Launching A Kayak At Mappleton On The Holderness Coast

Mappleton, just south of Hornsea, easy access, free car park, toilets on site, halfway down the Holderness coast, dont know what else to really say about it, oh and yes there is enough room to get a yak on a c-tug around the barrier

By |May 2nd, 2006|North East|0 Comments