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Tyne Tour   By editorvg
 

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Tyne Tour
Date: 2010-11-05 - 2010-11-07
Status: OK
Level: National
Type: Competition,Festival,Other

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Hexham Canoe Club
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When: 2010-11-05 - 2010-11-07
Where: UK, Hexham, Northumberland


The Tyne Tour is the biggest mass participation canoeing and kayaking event in Europe. It’s a great opportunity to get out on the water with paddlers from all over the UK. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a seasoned pro, or your into the more social club paddles, there is something to suit most abilities.

Ticket prices

£25 for the full weekend ticket, when bought in advance by post
£10 for ceilidh tickets for non-paddling members of groups, when bought in advance
£15 for weekend paddling-only tickets, only available from the Information Point at the weekend
£8 for one day paddling tickets, only available from the Information Point at the weekend

What your ticket includes:

* Free parking and access to rivers with a water release from Kielder reservoir, giving 50km of reliable white water from Grade 1 to Grade 3+
* Use of the campsite at Tyne Green
* Use of shuttle buses for divers between Hexham and the access points on the North and South Tyne
* Access to Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham with toilets, showers and hot water all weekend
* Entry to the legendary Tyne Tour Ceilidh from 8pm to midnight on Saturday 6th November
* Entry to the Tyne Descent Race

The Races

Once again there will be a Tyne Descent Race on Saturday November 6th. There will be lots of prizes donated by our trade stands and trophies for the winners. The classes depend on who enters. In the past we have had classes wavehopper, open canoes and general purpose kayak. Please register at the Information tent before 11-00 on the Saturday of the Tour.

Good luck!

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