Outdoor activities and experiences for you and your dog
The Dog Backpacker provides a variety of events running throughout the year that will get your dogs tail wagging. From walks, mini adventures and even fun runs, we have something for every person and their dog to enjoy.
Have you have ever fancied trying canoeing or not sure if your four legged friend would like being in a boat? Come & Have a Go! All in a fun, relaxed way with qualified instructors to let you try the sport and see if your canine buddy takes to the water.
Based at Ellerton Lake in North Yorkshire these sessions are
1.5hrs in duration. All sessions lead by British Canoeing qualified Coach, provided by a British Canoeing Quality Marked Provider.
Age Limit 4 years old and above
All under 18s and dogs must be accompanied by an adult.
Duration: 1.5 hours approximately.
1 Dog per Adult. Maximum 2 dogs Spaniel size or smaller.
Collie or bigger, only 1 dog per canoe please.
If you do have a disability or serious medical condition please call us before purchasing an activity.
if you are looking to come as a solo then you will need some previous paddle experience - you can always book a session with your dog beforehand to get a bit of experience. If not bring a friend and go tandem for more fun!
£30 Tandem, £22 Solo plus the fee to use the lake, per person (Adults £8, 14yrs & under £7) Lake Fee to be paid on the day to the instructor per person, the fee includes the use of the toilet facilities, showers and parking.