Sail & Paddle
  • Sail and Paddle,
    Croft Farm Leisure and Water Park,
    Bredons Hardwick,
    GL20 7EE
Come down to Croft Farm Water Park, on the outskirts of Tewkesbury to experience all the thrills of Sail and Paddle. Sail and Paddle offer a complete programme of exciting water sports activities for all ages and abilities, run by highly trained instructors who can teach you all the skills you need in a safe and fun environment.

Whether you are looking for a fun and adrenaline-fuelled day out with your friends or you're looking to gain some recognised qualifications, the Sail & Paddle team will be on hand to ensure you have a fantastic day and that you learn loads too.

All equipment is provided and Sail & Paddle are happy to accommodate any special requests.


Windsurfing, sailing and canoeing can all be tried out for the first time with a taster session. Then once the bug has bitten, it is possible to move on to more advanced skills and the chance to become qualified.



  • Start Windsurfing course
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced clinics
  • Junior windsurf school
  • Particularly Popular is the under 15s - Wednesday Windsurfing session from 5-7pm from now until October 2010.


  • Start to Sail (Level 1)
  • Basic skills (Level 2)
  • Sailing with spinnakers (must be level 2)
  • Seamanship skills (must be level 2)


  • 1 and 2 star canoeing courses. The 2 star course usually includes a trip along the River Avon


  • Learn essential powerboating skills and attain your Level 2 National power boat certificate.
  • Safety Boat Course (must be level 2)

Water Sports Action Weeks

Throughout the summer holidays Sail & Paddle offer week-long children's activity programmes. Priced at£175 per week or£45 per session. These activities run from Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm, the sessions give kids the chance to experience lots of different water-based activities including windsurfing, sailing, canoeing and raft building. There will also be land-based team building exercises and lessons on water safety.

Sail & Paddle can arrange for tuition on an individual basis, they also cater for schools and youth groups.


If you're looking for somewhere to host an action-packed hen or stag party then why not give them a call? Sail & Paddle will create a fun-filled programme for you that includes archery and raft challenges alongside the water activities for an experience you'll never forget!


If you're looking for a team building day that will really challenge your employees, or you just fancy treating them to a well-earned treat, Sail & Paddle is the place to come, they can cater for groups of up to 150 people and their packages range from a whole day of activities to one-off sessions. Sail & Paddle can also provide catering (after all that time in the water you're bound to be hungry), from budget buffets to banquet feasts. Why not help your management team see each other in a whole new light by introducing them to a day of high-octane water activities!


Did you know that Boat, Kayak and Canoe hire is available at Sail & Paddle?

Also Sail & Paddle are able to provide storage facilities for boats, and offer very reasonable Boat Launch fees with no licence fee requirement.


There is a fully stocked water sports shop on site, and whilst lessons come with free wetsuit use, they are also available to hire for your own activities at Sail & Paddle, should you require them.

If you are keen to buy your own Kayak, at Sail & Paddle, you have the opportunity to try before you buy, helping you to make the right decision about which one is right for you.


Full details of all the activities offered, can be found on the Sail & Paddle website or you can email them using the links at the top right of this page.


Or if you would like to speak to someone for more information about any of the courses offered or to book a session, please call 01684 869666 quoting thebestof Tewkesbury.

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