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Paddleboarding Adventure with BBQ & Wine Hamper

Kenton, Exeter   

• Paddleboarding with a difference in Devon
• Combines a paddle with wine tasting & BBQ
• Hosted by the Kenton Park Estate vineyard
• Paddle to Dawlish Warren for a BBQ with drinks

What's Included

• Coffee on arrival
• Land Rover transport to and from the departure point
• Paddleboard from Starcross along the coastline accompanied by your experienced guide
• Opportunity to stop for refreshments (not included) with stunning views over the estuary
• BBQ with delicious fresh local produce at Dawlish Warren Beach
• A hamper basket with wines, beers and ciders is provided (soft drinks also available)
• Free time to walk around the warren, a great spot to see the occasional seal
• Head back along the estuary as the sun begins to set
• Paddleboards and all safety equipment is provided
• You will form part of a small group of up to four people

What Can I Expect

Paddleboarding in Devon with a difference! These paddleboard adventures are part of the 'wine in the wild' programme at Kenton Park Estate vineyard and it combines a paddle out on the River Exe on a stand-up paddleboard with wine tasting and food.

What could possibly be more fun than a spot of paddleboarding in a lovely part of Devon accompanied with wine and a BBQ? Ben is the vineyard and estate manager at Kenton Park and it'll be him or one of his team who'll be hosting these rather unusual paddleboard experiences - and it's wine and cider from the Kenton Estate you'll be tasting.

Not far from Exminster in Devon, is Kenton Park at the foothills of Haldon Forest, with far-reaching views towards Mamhead Forest. It's a family-owned estate with 10 acres of vines, including Pinot Noir and Bacchus, which produces award-winning wines such as The Motley Cru and Gun Dog Escape sparkling wines.

The grapes aren't the only residents at Kenton. There are also black-nose Valais sheep, Tamworth pigs, pygmy goats and ever-faithful Pointer dogs - quite a menagerie of animals, but Ben and team wouldn't have it any other way. They're also rather fond of a bit of adventure, which is why they came up with this twist on what you'd expect of your usual paddleboarding experience in Devon.

In true 'wine in the wild' style, you will be taken in the estate Land Rover to the paddleboard launch site at Starcross on the River Exe. As you take a gentle paddle along estuary towards Dawlish Warren, there's time to stop off at the River Exe Cafe, a floating barge. Once you arrive at the beach, it's all ashore for the BBQ with burgers and kebabs from the neighbouring farm shop, pasta, cheeses, crackers and fresh fruit.

Afterwards there's time to chill out or explore Dawlish Warren beaches and dunes. Keep an eye on the estuary as you might get lucky a spot a seal. Then, as the sun starts to go down, it's time to get back on the boards and paddle back to Starcross for your return to the estate.

If you're looking for paddleboarding in Devon, we think this 'wine in the wild' adventure combining paddling with a BBQ and wine tasting, all hosted by the people that make the wines, is a fun and tasty trip out.


• Selected weekdays between April and October
• Sessions generally start at 14:00 finishing at 18:00 (subject to change depending on weather)


• Kenton Park Estate and Vineyard, Exeter, Devon

Suitable For

• Minimum age 18
• Maximum weight 20 stone (130kg)


• Not suitable for spectators
Paddleboarding Adventure with BBQ & Wine Hamper
Paddleboarding Adventure
Total Price£65.00
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