` Canyoning in the UK | TOAD Outdoor Activities

Canyoning

ALSO KNOWN AS:
  • Gorge Walking |

Canyoning

Explore a natural playground using a variety of techniques including walking, scrambling, jumping, climbing, abseiling, sliding and swimming to move through canyons.

Canyoning can involve the use of ropework and often requires navigational skills and route-finding. You’ll enjoy water-formed slides, drops and plunge-pools.

Pros

  • Explore a natural adventure playground!
  • Rock-formed waterslides

Cons

  • Wet and can be cold
  • Somewhat weather dependent
  • Requires planning

Training & Qualifications

Anyone with rope and navigation skills is able to try canyoning, however a guide ensures your safety and that you make the most out of the experience.

Gear

Essentials include a well-fitting wetsuit, helment, caving rucksack, ropes, harness and figure of 8 descender.

All Canyoning Providers

Select Activity

Select Location

Derwent Pursuits
67 Brookfields Road
Cheadle, Cheshire
DISTANCE: 131.70 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Canoeing, Canyoning, Climbing, Falconry Experience, Gorge Walking, High Ropes...
Snowdonia Adventure Activities
Gilfach Goch
Llanbedr, Gwynedd
DISTANCE: 190.99 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Bushcraft Course, Canoeing, Canyoning, Climbing, Coasteering, Gorge Walking, Hiking,...
Llyn Adventures
Bryn Moelyn House Boduan
Pwllheli, Gwynedd
DISTANCE: 208.66 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Canoeing, Canyoning, Climbing, Coasteering, Gorge Walking, Hiking, Ice Climbing,...
AdventureMakers
Row Barn Lyth
Kendal, Cumbria
DISTANCE: 223.42 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Canoeing, Canyoning, Caving, Climbing, Gorge Walking, Hiking, Kayaking...
Lakeland Mountain Ventures
84 Windermere
Kendal, Cumbria
DISTANCE: 223.98 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Canoeing, Canyoning, Caving, Climbing, Gorge Walking...
Mere Mountains
Tirobeck Keldwyth Park
Windermere, Cumbria
DISTANCE: 230.52 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Aquaseiling, Bushcraft Course, Canoeing, Canyoning, Caving, Climbing, Gorge Walking,...
Joint Adventures
2 Newfield Hawkshead
Coniston, Cumbria
DISTANCE: 232.58 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Bushcraft Course, Canoeing, Canyoning, Climbing, Gorge Walking, Hiking,...
Distant Horizons
Leeming Farm Watermillock Ullswater
Penrith, Cumbria
DISTANCE: 241.19 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Hiking, Raft Building, Climbing, Abseiling, Off Road Buggies, Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Ice...
Becks Training
Deneholme The Dene
Hexham, Northumberland
DISTANCE: 250.23 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Canoeing, Canyoning, Caving, Climbing, Coasteering, Gorge Walking, High Ropes...
Go Higher
High Dyon Side Distington
Workington, Cumbria
DISTANCE: 255.09 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Canyoning, Climbing, Gorge Walking, Hiking, Ice Climbing...
Biggar Adventure
Windy Hangingshaw Coulter
Biggar, Lanarkshire
DISTANCE: 314.72 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Canoeing, Canyoning, Climbing, Gorge Walking, Hiking, Kayaking, Mountain...
Legend Sailing
Legend Sailing School Loch Tay Highland Lodges
Killin, Perthshire
DISTANCE: 382.79 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Archery, Canoeing, Canyoning, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Dinghy Sailing, Gorge Walking, Kayaking,...
Free Spirits
The Riverside Grandtully
Perth, Perthshire
DISTANCE: 385.03 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Canyoning, Mountain Biking, Rafting...
Gulabin Lodge Outdoor Centre
Gulabin Lodge
Spittal of Glenshee – by Blairgowrie, Perthshire
DISTANCE: 390.35 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Abseiling, Archery, Canoeing, Canyoning, Climbing, Climbing Wall, Coasteering, High Ropes Courses,...
Hebridean Pursuits Ltd
Grosvenor Crescent
Connel, Argyll
DISTANCE: 402.66 Miles
ACTIVITIES: Climbing, Gorge Walking, Ice Climbing, Surf Kayaking, Coasteering, Canyoning, Sailing Schools, Sea...

 

Product Reviews

As a recreational or professional diver in 2018, it’s advisable to include a good dive watch with your gear, especially one with an integrated dive computer. It's the best way to stay on top of
One piece of footwear that almost everyone needs at some point during the year is good a pair of wellington boots. Wellies should be reliable and sturdy so that they keep us going in a number of
On camping trips, a log or tree stump can often become the go-to seat, but nothing gives you the much-needed support and comfort after a day of activities quite like a camping chair. With many
When preparing for family camping, there is one item that is indispensable. Your tent. Shelter is essential to survival; a good tent keeps you dry, warm and safe. Family tents should have enough
Choosing a waterproof jacket can seem like a major task when you see just how many options there are on the market. From the different types of shells, varying materials and waterproofing
Whether you’re heading to the mountains, for a weekend out on the trail, or simply for a jaunt in the hills, one thing you can’t afford to be without is good quality waterproof gear. At some
One part of camping that is often underrated is enjoying a warm meal. While there is nothing wrong with cold beef jerky, a warm meal can give you the boost you need at the end of a tiring day of
One of the most important aspects of kit when you are camping is a good quality sleeping bag. You will not want to embark on a journey without being properly equipped and this includes a quality
On one end of the spectrum are the huge hi-fi systems with various speakers, soundboards and cables that sound great but take up a tonne of room and can’t be moved – at all. At the other end are
With the summer season fast approaching, it won’t be long until you’re packing up and heading down to your nearest lake, reservoir or seaside destination to engage in some water sports. Whether
Power banks and portable chargers are one and the same, although as the name suggests the latter is usually slightly smaller. They are small external battery packs which contain rechargeable
The BEST value action cameras for outdoor adventures! Choosing the right action camera isn't easy. There are lots of options for outdoor enthusiasts, ranging from feature-packed 4K action cameras to
Head torches are an essential piece of kit for any outdoor adventurers, fell runners, hikers, watersports enthusiasts or weekend campers! These small but extremely powerful torches are mounted on a
Whether you’re skiing, yacht sailing, hiking or anything else for that matter, the chances are that you’ll want to track your progress. Smartwatches give you the ability to monitor your heart
You might love the outdoors, but no one likes having wet clothing, sleeping gear, toiletries or damaged electronics. Dry bags do exactly what they say on the tin; they protect your kit - come rain or
The most important part of your kit when you set off on the trail is a good pair of hiking boots. Everything else you can beg, borrow or steal but wearing the wrong pair of boots will only end in
Written by Ollie Denton There are a lot of skis on the market for the 2018/19 season, but fear not! We have compiled a list of our favourite skis on the market right now. Skiing is by far the
Choosing Your Canoe or Kayak If you’re looking for an affordable watersport which is accessible to all, inflatable canoes or kayaks are the way to go! Fishing, camping, star gazing, relaxing,
When it comes to choosing your paintball mask, choose wisely. If you think your paintball gun is the most important piece of equipment during the game, it's time to think again! The mask is by
The Ultimate Buyer's Guide to choosing your next inflatable stand-up paddleboard (iSUP)   Written by Ollie Denton – Level 3 ASI Stand Up Paddle Coach Inflatable stand up paddle


Similar Activities

Cliff Jumping
Climbing
Coasteering
Gorge Walking