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The Paddle Hut Brightlingsea is a new venture by the people behind the successful Mersea Island Watersports. New for summer 2021, we will initially offer group lessons, hires and guiding in paddleboarding and kayaking. The creeks and waterways of Brightlingsea provide an ideal paddling environment with something for beginners and pro’s alike.

Operating from the old Hard Master Hut on the waterfront, we are proud to be breathing new life into this iconic Brightlingsea landmark and providing a new destination activity in this part of Essex.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the main road into Brightlingsea and the follow the signs to the marina.  We are in a small white hut in front of Colne Yacht Club right at the waters edge.

Public Transport Directions

There is a small public car park on Cooperas Road.  The no. 62 bus from Colchester goes to Brightlingsea and stops in the town centre.  It is approximately a 10 min walk to the harbour.

The Paddle Hut Brightlingsea


Waterside, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0AX
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Tel07517 691989

Opening Times

* Open everyday throughout school holidays and weekends from April

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