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The Leading Supplier of Canoes & Kayaks North West UK


Manchester Canoes is an exciting toy cupboard for kids and grown up kids alike. Stocking a comprehensive range of canoes, kayaks, sit on tops and kit for recreational paddling through to expedition sea kayaks and extreme white water paddling. Manchester Canoes prides itself on its service and quality of product. You can expect the same level of service if you’re the world’s most novice recreational paddler right through to those who are convinced they can walk on water. Acorns and Oak Trees spring to mind. The novice paddler once bitten by the sport rapidly improves and grows into competent and expert paddlers. In truth the novice paddler should get the very best service, he or she has most to gain from paddling.


The expert paddler visiting Manchester Canoes should bring doughnuts for the staff and a credit card to cover the purchase whilst exchanging tales of epic paddles.


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We are fortunate to be part of Canoe Shops UK

Canoe Shops UK is a family run business which all started on a BCU 1 Star Course with the Port of Plymouth Canoeing Association in the 1990's. Same owners from the beginning and independent of any and all supplier interest - we only supply product we would paddle ourselves.


The Group is - in no particular order other than counter clockwise starting in darkest Cornwall:


Cornwall Canoes - 01726 862798
Kayaks and Paddles (Plymouth) - 01752 892672
Bournemouth Canoes - 01202 625256
Southampton Canoes - 02380 861341
Brighton Canoes - 01273 513200
Norfolk Canoes - 01603 747139
Manchester Canoes - 01925 818437


We are also the leading suppliers of Thule Roof Racks, Thule Bike Carriers and Thule watersports carriers


All the group’s staff are paddlers and some have done so well that after 20 years they are still novices. Paddling is not all about being the best we believe it’s about being the best you can be whilst having the broadest smile on your face.


The Groups mission Statement is:
“To supply great toys of the best quality and at the right price to people who want to buy them. To do this work in such a manner as to leave our customers with a smile on their faces and help launch them into a lifetime of paddlesport”.
The above applies to Manchester Canoes




Note - We are not Brookbank Canoes