SUP Hire

Stand Up Paddle Board Rental

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the fastest growing watersport in the world and it has been great success in Bedfordshire with locals and visitors alike enjoying this new paddlesport. Stand Up paddle boarding is much easier than it looks and within 5-10 minutes most people are making headway. Often people start by sitting, progress to their knees and once they have their balance stand up and begin to paddle.

It is a fantastic way to see the river and enjoy paddling. It also provides a good workout for your muscles with legs, your core and or course arms all involved in the paddling action. In United States Stand Up Paddle Boarding is a growing rapidly and also has a developing paddle board and yoga community, particularly amongst the women.

You can rent one of our stand up paddle board fleet to try this popular watersport from a couple of hours through to a full day or multiple day hire. Stand Up Paddle Board Rental includes a long john wetsuit, choice of board, paddle, buoyancy aid and a dry bag.

We have a range of boards including the Pelican beginners board, inflatable Naish One Boards, perfect for touring and even a more wave styled stand up paddle boards.

Stand Up Paddle Board Safari

Head out on the River Great Ouse on one of our Naish Inflatable Paddle Boards and enjoy seeing the running rural countryside as well as turning a few heads paddling along Bedford’s Victorian Embankment.  You can either opt for a circular route exploring from Bedford’s town centre or opt for a river journey.

Stand Up Paddle boarding is a great way to stay fit, learn paddling skills and of course have fun.  Take our SUP Safari and enjoy the trail with a few friends.   After a quick intro to the sport then most people are able to paddle standing up within 10 minutes.

Once you have had a little practice you can try walking the board, tail standing and the headstand challenge.   (You may want to bring a change of clothes for this activity especially if you are going to try and learn some of the more advanced skills and tricks)

Feel free to give us a call if you have any queries.

Stand Up Paddle Board Tuition

Learn some of the basics of Stand Up Paddle Boarding with one of our experienced coaches. You can link your stand up paddle board rental with some tuition and coaching. Stand Up Paddle Boarding is a great watersports activity to gain fitness, new paddling skills, balance and core stability and of course have fun. Paddle boarding also offers a fantastic activity to try with friends, get outdoors and be adventurous. Tuition includes:

  • Paddle skills
  • Forward paddling and turning
  • Risk Assessment and hazards
  • More advanced tricks and techniques


This is more economic with a small group of between 4 and 6 so why not invite a couple of friends or family. We have a variety of boards for people to try including Naish One inflatable boards and beginners solid boards. We also have our Giant XL SUP which is perfect for groups, parties or team building activities.

Sue Vonwiller - 5 Star Review

"Just spent a great 2 hours learning to stand up paddleboard with Richard and Jay. With their help Finally got to my feet and stayed up. Absolutely loved it, what a lovely way to spend an afternoon. Thanks guys"