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Membership Benefits

Supporting Paddlers

Supporting paddlers and paddling is core to Paddle UK membership. Individual On the Water membership allows paddlers to access a waterway's licence and third-party liability

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Craft Insurance

Paddle UK have teamed up with Noble Marine giving members exclusive discounts on a range of products. Paddle UK members will receive 10% discount when

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Liability Insurance

Marsh | Bluefin Sport are the appointed insurance broker to Paddle UK. As an On The Water member you benefit from this liability insurance. What

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Waterways Licences

Paddle UK On The Water membership includes a waterways licence to paddle over 4,500km of river navigations and canals across England and Wales. Use our

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Benefits for Coaches

If you are involved in coaching, then becoming a member of Paddle UK will give you the necessary insurance to protect you when giving advice

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Member Rewards Scheme

Enjoy exclusive offers and discount deals with Paddle UK Rewards – and the savings you make could easily cover the cost of your membership! Become

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Green Spaces

Did you know a contribution of membership income is passed onto the waterway authority? As paddlers the environment and waterways are vitally important to us.

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Offers and Discounts

Unlock a world of exclusive benefits with Paddle UK membership! Our members enjoy a diverse array of discounts and offers curated in collaboration with key

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Our popular On The Water options

Check Your Waterway

There are many reasons to join PaddleUK, but the best value waterways licences is a popular one. Start to type a river, canal or lake below to find out if it is covered by membership. Don't know your nearest waterway? Then enter a postcode and it'll return all the waterways in a 30-mile radius of the location with the nearest first.

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On the water 3-5 year prices

3 Year Youth Price

Under 15 Years…£115

16 Years…£95

17 Years…£103

3 Year Young Person Price

18 Years…£111

19 Years…£111

20 Years…£111

21 Years…£121

5 Year Youth Price

Under 13 Years…£145

13 Years…£153

14 Years…£153

15 Years…£161

16 Years…£169

17 Years…£177

5 Year Young Person Price

18 Years…£185

19 Years…£195

20 Years…£205

21 Years…£215

Great choice! First step is your postcode...

Membership is determined by where you live in the UK. So, enter your residential postcode below and we can signpost you. Note that Scotland and Northern Ireland membership do not come with a waterways licence. No licence is required to paddle in these countries. Only waterways in England and Wales require a licence. If you are unsure use our waterways licence look up.

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Paddle Scotland

As you reside in POSTCODE you need to join Paddle Scotland. Note that Scotland membership doesn’t include a waterways licence. No licence is needed to paddle in Scotland.

Use the button below to visit the Paddle Scotland website to learn more about membership and to join.

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Paddle Northern Ireland

As you reside in POSTCODE you need to join Paddle Northern Ireland. Note that Northern Ireland membership doesn’t include a waterways licence. No licence is needed to paddle in Northern Ireland.

Use the button below to visit the Paddle Northern Ireland website to learn more about membership and to join.

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Canoe Wales

As you reside in POSTCODE you need to join Canoe Wales.

Use the button below to visit the Canoe Wales website to learn more about membership and to join.