Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show
Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show

Canoe Trail Back Running the Watersports at the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show 2023

Back for another year at one of our all time favourite shows of the calendar running the watersports pool and the new Forest Camp feature with live cooking and bushcraft talks and demos. We have ticket discounts on offer with codes for the show. (see bottom of article)

Over the years we have run the climbing wall and pool sessions as well as host main stage with guests including Simon Reeves, Helen Skelton, Matt Baker, Andy Torbet amongst others.

Watersports and Pool Area - Hall 5

This year we are back running the pool area with a large pool to come and try watersports with SUP's (stand up paddle board)'s kayaking on offer each day from 10am through to 6pm from Tuesday 21st to Sunday 26th February 2023.

You can find out more about our courses, expeditions and trips as well as enjoy a paddle at the show.

Forest Camp Area -

We are also helping to run the Forest Camp Area with Rich hosting the feature and running sessions including:

Nature's Way - finding ways to get close to nature with bug hotels, bird boxes and spending time in the Great Outdoors, Rich Harpham FRGS, Canoe Trail, (former editor of the Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine)

The beginners guide to bushcraft and survival by Richard Harpham FRGS, Canoe Trail, (former editor of the Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine) including top tips on fire lighting, navigation, and campcraft

As well as talks and demos from our friends Lizzie from Pippin and Gile ( ) and Jason from Woodland Ways ( )

Woodland Ways - Intro to tracking and spotting wildlife Jason Ingammels FRGS

Foraging - Natures Spring Larder - Lizzie Pippin and Gile - what to find in your hedgerow, dos and donts, what to pick and what to avoid

Bushcraft Skills Weaving and carving - top tips from 'Bushcraft Bob' Collins Adventure School by Canoe Trail

Cooking Talk Demo - Michael Chef Campers Talk

You can see the full line up and schedules here


Main Stage Talks with Canoe Trail's Richard Harpham FRGS

A Beginners Guide to Paddleboarding - Saturday at 2:15pm in the Inspiration Theatre

SUP instructor and British Canoeing Coach,  Richard Harpham shares an intro to the world of SUP’s including choice of board, licenses, access and some of the best places in the UK to see nature and enjoy the great outdoors. The talk will include SUP’ing on lakes, inland waterways and the sea.

Best Paddling Locations in the UK - Sunday at 11:45 in the Inspiration Theatre

British Canoeing Coach and course provider,  Richard Harpham shares his top secret dossier of where to paddle in the UK on rivers, canals and the sea by SUP, canoe or kayak. The talk will include some top tips on what to wear, how to transport craft, safety tips and everything you need to know to enjoy paddling our amazing waterways.

Find out more by visiting this link to their site

Discounted Ticket Offer

Canoe Trail are back running the pool areas, speaking about paddling adventures on main stage and also helping to run the Forest Camp features at the CCMShow at the NEC. Get £11.50 tickets saving £3.50 on the door price to the Show! Quote CANOE at (parking is in the ticket price and children under 15 are free) 21st to 26th Feb - See you there



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