This map collates the adventures listed above with other pictures taken on shorter jaunts. Move your mouse-pointer over the camera icons on the map to preview the photos. Click the links above for more information on each trip.

 

River conditions:

The Environment agency uses a network of monitoring stations across the country. Each one has its own datum - a height in metres fixed relative to mean sea level. This height is expressed as metres above ordnance datum (mAOD). The river levels provided for each monitoring station are all relative to its site datum:

     

Station name: Blakes Lock (upstream)
River name: River Kennet
Typical range: 0.00m to 0.20m
Highest level on record: 0.80m on 14 December 2000
Site datum: 36.20mAOD

 

Station name: Caversham Lock (upstream)
River name: River Thames
Typical range: 0.07m to 0.30m
Highest level on record: 1.02m on 16 June 2003
Site datum: 36.51mAOD

 

Station name: Twyford
River name: River Loddon
Typical range: 0.50m to 2.26m
Highest level on record: 3.36m on 07 November 2000
Site datum: 32.00mAOD

 

     
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Station name: Blakes Lock (downstream)
River name: River Kennet
Typical range: 1.71m to 3.20m
Highest level on record: 3.54m on 14 December 2000
Site datum: 33.49mAOD

Station name: Caversham Lock (downstream)
River name: River Thames
Typical range: 2.00m to 2.77m
Highest level on record: 3.76m on 04 January 2003
Site datum: 33.26mAOD

 Environment Agency's online River Thames conditions update service

 

External links:

Technique:  https://www.kayakpaddling.net/ 
River levels:  http://www.gaugemap.co.uk/#!Map 
River conditions: http://riverconditions.environment-agency.gov.uk/#listB
Canoe trails: https://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk/go-canoeing/places-to-paddle/canoe-trails
Licence: https://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk/membership/why-join-british-canoeing/waterways-licence 
Paddlers' map:  http://www.paddlepoints.net/PaddlePoints.php
Canoe forum:  http://www.songofthepaddle.co.uk/
   
   

 

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