River Nene Expedition: Oundle – Fotheringhay Castle – Oundle
Purely for Open Canadian Canoes
Saturday 29 August, all-day
Gorgeous paddle from Oundle to Fotheringhay Castle and back. Scenic and quiet stretch of the River Nene with a variety of wildlife and historical landmarks.
Picnic will be held at the site of the famous Fotheringhay Castle (1,100AD). Glorified by Catherine of Aragon, the Castle witnessed the birth of Richard III and execution of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Want to Join? Contact expedition organiser for the full information pack, please email Svitlana, OpenCanadian@vikingkayak.co.uk
Total Distance: approx. 9 miles
Portages: 4 in total (2 each way)
Difficulty: low hazards level, flat water, open for confident open Canadian paddlers (but beginners can join in tandem with an experienced canoe paddler)
Total time: 6-7 hours
Best Regards, Svitlana Gouin Open Candian Section Leader