Get Outdoors Weekend
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Paddle the Newry Canal

The perfect opportunity for those who would like to try canoeing for the first time or those who have had a go before and are keen to get back out on the water!

Experience the Newry Canal from a totally different angle as experienced instructors teach you the basics before taking you on a guided paddle along the water.

All equipment will be provided so all you have to worry about is turning up and having fun!


Sunday 21st September


Newry Canal

Session Times

10:00 to 12:00

Event Mainly Suited For


Fitness Level


Key Info
  • Suitable for ages 16 and up
  • All equipment provided
  • Qualified and experienced guides
  • Explore Newry Canal by canoe
Bookings have now closed for this event.

Please make bookings directly through the Get Outdoors Weekend website, but feel free to contact Newry and Mourne District Council if you would like more specific information on the event:

Phone+44 28 417 52256

What to Bring

Warm clothing

Waterproof bottoms and top

Wear shoes you don’t mind getting wet

Bring change of clothing & Shoes – just in case


Must be over 16

What's Included

Life jackets and canoes will be provided

Qualified and experienced guides

Meeting Point

Albert Basin, Newry

Front of the Quays Shopping Complex

Directions to Location

Newry City Centre, outside Quays Shopping Complex

Newry / Omeath Road