Created February 2011
UPDATED July 2023

Photo Bob Cornes

Photo Bob Cornes



Bats and Boats in back


After Covid stopped this popular event, we hoped to reintroduce it last year but were thwarted by the low water level.

however the recent wet weather means we have confirmed a date


Bats and Boats Trip with Viking Kayak Club and the Bedfordshire Bat Group

Tuesday 15th August

Meet at the Viking Kayak Club River St, Bedford MK40 1QS at 8.15pm.

Following safety briefing and donning of life jackets, we will be on the river for about two hours.

Parking is limited but River Street 24-hour Car Park is nearby MK40 1PX. Tariff: 3 Hrs. – £4.00 and 4Hrs. – £5.00

The trip is free .The Viking Kayak club do  the paddling, we provide the bat detectors and the bat ID

Book a place by e mailing BatsandBoatsBedford@gmail.com to book a place