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Nene White Water Centre

Nene Whitewater Centre, Bedford Road, Northampton NN4 7AA, UK


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Nene White Water Centre


Nene White Water Centre in Northampton is home to the UK's first pumped artificial whitewater course.

Here there are are facilities for white water rafting on a purpose built white water course. Each session lasts for 2 hours and each participant will practise on flat water before making their way round the 300 metre course.

You can also canoe and kayak as a part of a course or coached session, or you can 'pay and play' if you meet the entry requirements set by the centre to use the white water course. Hire is also available for private use.

Equipment and instruction are provided. Other facilities include changing rooms, showers with disabled access and a cafeteria.

Before you go

  • Children must be at least 12 years old to participate in this activity.