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Lake Touring

Canodal in Sweden for lake touring. A very friendly outfitter in Dalsland that can hire you your canoes or sea kayaks, buoyancy aids, paddles, and, if you wish, organise food, provide shuttles and more.

Cave and Mountain Rescue: is free and provided by volunteers and funded by voluntary donations from you- the public. Thank you.

Cave Rescue Organisation responds to calls for mountain, cave and other requests for rescue in the central Yorkshire Dales

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association responds to calls for mountain, cave and other requests for rescue in the easterrn Yorkshire Dales

Equipment

Otter Products LLCOtter Products LLC - Recommended makers of waterproof boxes for cameras, phones, etc., who have a good after sales service.

G R & R D Taylors - suppliers of good outdoor gear including army surplus- in 15 Market Street, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire LA6 2AU. United Kingdom Tel: +44 5242 271170

Yorkshire Dales/ Lake District
Yorkshire Dales Guides offer opportunities to walk, climb, cave, explore nature trails, etc.
Dalesbridge Centre offers conference facilities, accommodation, and camping facilities and a range of activities.
Leeds University Pennine Hut located at Selside in the centre of the Three Peaks Area of the Yorkshire Dales. This offers self catering accomodation for up to 24. Accomodation has common room, catering kitchen, drying room, showers,  etc., and bunks in 4 separate rooms. Outside are fantastic views, walks, limestone pavements, etc. There is also another outdoor centre in the Lake District.
Joint Adventures - A Lake District based kayaking provider.
Sleningford Mill is on the River Ure in the Yorkshire Dales- a great place to go and experience a river with various levels of water to play on in canoes or kayaks and a good place to stay. Friendly help available at the Go2H2o canoe shop and at the caravan site.
Pinecroft super pine chalet accomodation at Ingleton.
Inglesport outdoor shop for caving, camping, walking, etc., and has agreat cafe.
Clapham Bunk group accommodation, based in the picturesque village of Clapham.
Denton House good group accommodation in Keswick

South West England

Singing Paddles - Canoeing and Kayaking Outdoor adventure in South Devon and Hampshire.

South East England
The Perse School, Cambridge- a private day school offering a superb range of outdoor adventure to its students.

The Exploration Society offers opportunities to children and students to experience a wide range of outdoor challenges and expeditions.

Scotland
Invergarry Hotel - friendly and does good food and beer at reaonable prices.

Wales
Royal Hill Inn at Edgerley (Melverley), near Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 8ES - Friendly Pub with camping site next to the River Severn. Good food, nice welcome.

France
River Allier - lovely riverside camping at La Ribeyre 43380 LAVOUTE CHILHAC. Tel: 04 71 77 48 03 and Chez Viviane at Prades - Les Escargots Bleus
Guide to Camping in France

Canada
The Canoe Museum at Peterborough See the fantastic exhibits and wonder at the amazing craftsmanship of the canoe and kayak builders of bygone years at this museum. If you get the chance, paddle a Montreal Canoe on the Otanabee River and visit the Peterborough Lift Lock to see the world's largest hydraulically powered lock.

The French River-  Alex Strachan, The Lodge at Pine Cove, P.O. Box 91, Noelville, Ontario, Canada, P0M 2N0. Somewhere very special with host and staff par excellence.Phone: 705-898-2500, Fax: 705-898-2045

Esprit Whitewater, #3 Chemin Esprit  Davidson, QC J0X 1R0, Canada.(800) 596-7238. Jim, Dennis and the rest of the very friendly and helpful team will outfit you for great white water canoeing trips in Ontario, Quebec and further afield to Mexico and beyond

Paddler Co-op at Palmers Rapids, Ontario. A perfect place to start your white water canoeing holiday by journeying on the Madawaska River. Tell Jody what you want to do and she will put you in contact with an outfitter.

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