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Lakeland Canoe Club

River Tyne - Gateshead to South Shields


Event details

If you're signed up for the trip you should hopefully have seen the trip WhatsApp.

Sadly we don't have leaders available for a Sunday paddle so it's meet on Sunday evening for a bit of a social and hit the Tyne on Monday as planned.

Sunday - meet at Gateshead Travelodge.

Travelodge Gateshead Hotel - Book Now

Monday; Meet at Derwenthaugh Marina (NZ 203 633), Gateshead. Shuttle to Herd Beach (NZ 370 068) South Shields. Will need to be shuttled and on the water by HW 1013!

Final details about pub/eatery to be confirmed on WhatsApp.



1. Event co-ordinator     Eric Dewhurst

2. Trip Leader/s              Mike Sunderland

3. Trip type:                      River – sea kayak

4. Level of ability :            Improver or better

5. Date:                              Sunday 29 Jan - Monday 30 Jan 2023

6. Venue:                          Sunday Travelodge Gateshead. Monday, Derwenthaugh Marina (NZ 203 633), Gateshead  

OS Grid Ref                      As above      

7. Meet location / timings:
Sunday 6.30/7.00pm at the Travelodge, Monday shuttle needs to be leaving Marina by around 8.30am, final timings to be confirmed.

8. Meet to share lifts:  Always good to share lifts to save on fuel & emissions

9. Anything else:  Further details to follow

I am happy to lead the trip for 5 paddlers and more if I have another leader. However, as we will be a team, we are jointly responsible for one another’s safety on the water.

Please ensure you carry the correct kit for the trip – plenty of food and drink to share.

RSVP at least 2 days before the event.


Regards Mike Sunderland – 07975 946 312


Edited by Eric Dewhurst
Updated to cancel Sunday paddle and add outline timings

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I have booked the Travelodge for Sunday the 29th January, are there any plans to stay anywhere on the previous evening (Saturday). I guess this is dependent upon the location and start time on Sunday.

Cheers George

PS thanks for organising this trip again, keep fingers crossed!

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