There is nothing like exploring UK’s waterways in a weekend rowing bonanza. Just join rowing tour organizer’s planned weekend adventures and you are in for a wonderful sightseeing trip in enchanting landscapes.
Caledonian Canal rowing expedition
•Kickstart your adventure weekends Europe based with a row from Fort Williams to Inverness on the Caledonian Canal over a distance of 100k.
•Your tour organizer takes care of accommodation, boats and meals. You focus on rowing and sightseeing in Scotland for 3 days in a row
•Before you embark you may wish to trek to Ben Nevis, ride the Jacobite steam Train and follow the Fort William Mystery Treasure Trail. Row the canal to Loch Lochy where you can take a side trip to the Clan Cameron Museum and proceed to Fort Augustus and then, the legendary Loch Ness. Rowing on the Loch Ness is quite an experience after which the arrival at Inverness can be a bit of an anticlimax.
South Coast Cornwall
•If Scotland does not appeal to you then there is the South Coast Cornwall to explore, from Fowey Castle to Truro.
•Since the row tour starts at Fowey harbour you may as well peep into the Fowey Castle before you set out or enjoy time at the beach. You may wish to walk through the pretty village of Mevigissey.
•The rowing expedition takes you to Lugger where you can spend the night and proceed to Portscatho, a fishing village and then finally St Mawes over a distance of 16k. The rowing done for the day, you may loosen your legs by climbing up the hill to the castle.
•Arrive at Truro and visit the Cornwall Museum and Cathedral to take memories back with you of a weekend well spent.
Oxford to London Thames Super Challenge
Rowing on the Thames a delightful experience where you start at Oxford, the university town and proceed to Windsor to explore the castle and then row onwards to Henley to peek into the Museum dedicated to rowing before arriving in London. You row for 200k and enjoy beautiful sights besides plenty of history and culture along the way.
•Get away from city and crowds and join the Northumberland coast rowing expedition for your weekend.
•This rowing tour takes you alongside the coast starts at Beadnell and you go on to Inner Farne. Visit the ruins of the Dunstanburgh Castle and Farne Island to take in a bit of nature before proceeding to Bamburg for rest and to visit the Bamburgh Castle.
•Row along the Pilgrim trail, visiting the Holy Island along the way.
•Arrive at Berwick upon Tweed and then explore its beach.
Isle of Wight
Yet another option for your weekend is a rowing tour around the Isle of Wight in the Channel. The scenery is just superb and you enjoy peaceful solitude.
Bally Castle Northern Ireland
Northern Island has its attractions and Bally Castle is one of them. Take off for the weekend and enjoy rowing as well as taking part in an Irish Fair while you are at it.