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British Fireworks Championship Canoe Trip

Serious Outdoor Skills are delighted to offer this unique event!

You can now join us for an unrivalled front row seat for the British Fireworks Championships on Plymouth Sound. The world-famous fireworks competition will take place on Plymouth’s waterfront on the 18th August 2021. We will be hosting a guided canoe trip to give you the chance to enjoy this spectacular show in a completely unique way!

Start: 7pm

Finish: Approx. 10pm

Location: Mount Batten, Plymouth

    • You will need to arrive 15 minutes prior to your start time to be fitted with a buoyancy aid.
    • The evening of the Plymouth Fireworks Championship is extremely busy. Please leave plenty of time to arrive and find parking.
    • We recommend booking in pairs for this trip as it is 2 people per canoe, however this is not essential.
    • Prices are £47 per person.
    • Booking is essential!

PLEASE NOTE: Trips will run weather permitting.


  • Practical outdoor clothing (suitable for weather conditions on the day)
  • A lightweight pair of trainers or flip flops that you do not mind getting wet.
  • A lightweight waterproof coat.
  • A drink.
  • A warm hat.
  • A head torch.
  • Hand sanitiser.


  • Camera.
  • A few snacks.
  • Change of clothing.
  • Spare shoes.

We will supply:

  • Canadian canoes
  • Paddles
  • Buoyancy aids

Upon booking you will receive all the relevant information for your event via email. This will be to the email address provided upon booking. Please check your junk folder for this information.


Due to H&S requirements, it is essential that disclaimers are completed and returned for each participant prior to your course date. Failure to complete the required disclaimer will result in you being unable to attend the course.


Any photographs or photography taken by the instructors during the course may be used by Serious Outdoor Skills in promotional material or advertising either printed or on the internet. If you do not wish to be present in any photographs, please let your instructor know upon arrival to your event.


Please bring snacks, and a drink with you.

Age Restrictions

Age 14+ *Must attend with a paying adult aged 18+

PLEASE NOTE: Trips will run weather permitting. Should our event need to be postponed for any reasons out of the control of Serious Outdoor Skills, as per our T&Cs, an alternative date will be available.

Q. I have made a booking, but I have not received any information about my event.

  • An email containing all the course details will be sent to the email address provided upon booking. Please ensure you have entered the correct email address.
  • Please check your junk/spam folder as the email may have been sent there.
  • If you have still not received the course details, please email

Q. I have booked a date I can no longer attend, what are my options?

Q. My event was postponed due to adverse weather, what happens now?

  • Due to the nature of our business, events may be postponed if it is deemed unsafe to run due to adverse weather. In this instance, you will be offered an alternative date to attend your event.

Q. What happens if my event is postponed because of Covid-19?

  • Option 1) You will be provided with a credit note which will be valid for 18 months.
  • Option 2) You will be offered an alternative date, providing availability.
  • Option 3) You will be provided with a refund.

Q. The information for the canoe trips advises to book in pairs, can I still attend alone?

  • Yes, you can book a single place on our canoe events.

Q. I have never canoed before, is this trip suitable for me?

  • Yes, this trip is suitable for all abilities.

Q. Can I bring my child/children with me?

  • There is space in the Canadian canoes for 2 adults seated either end and 1 child to sit in the middle on the floor of the canoe.
  • 1 adult can paddle with up to 2 children in a canoe.
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