Living in a bustling city like London, kayaking you might seem like a far off, wilderness dream but there are actually tonnes of great places to go kayaking in London and just outside the city too.
Built on the Thames, water is at the heart of the UK’s capital and there’s plenty of fun to be had on London’s most iconic river both in and out of the city. You can also find some great UK kayaking spots within easy reach of the city, from whitewater fun parks to chilled river and city tours, there’s a great variety of kayaking right on your doorstep.
Thames, Central London
If you’re kayaking in London there’s no way you’ll want to miss out on a trip through the capital by boat. Lined with epic architecture like Tower Bridge and the Houses of Parliament a trip kayaking in London down the Thames is the perfect combination of sight seeing trip and adventure.
There are plenty of companies that run trips kayaking in London during the day, but if you want a truly unique experience you should try touring the Thames at night.
Organised by Secret Adventures a night kayaking trip down the Thames gives you a whole new perspective on the UK’s most famous city. Kayaking in London when it’s dark is a really special experience which shouldn’t be missed and we’re speaking from experience because you can read all about Mpora’s Thames adventure right here .