Launch Point Adventures

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Welcome to our Bath Based Pop-up Adventure Company.

We specialize in creating unforgettable experiences for families and groups looking to embark on memorable adventures.

Whether you’re a local resident, a local company, or visiting the area, our micro-adventures are perfect for those seeking an action-packed day out.

Join us for a day of paddle boarding, outdoor escape room challenges, or axe throwing, where you can test your skills and create lasting memories with your loved ones, friends and colleagues.

Make new friends at our Public Adventures.

Explore our Public Events to find upcoming dates and details for our micro-adventures. 

Or Share Memories with Exclusive Adventures.

If you’re interested in a more exclusive experience, visit our Private Adventures section to learn more about our tailored adventures for families and corporate groups.

Whether you’re seeking a thrilling day out with other adventure enthusiasts or planning a customized adventure for your loved ones or colleagues, we have something for everyone. 

Join The Adventure Club

Adventure Club

We are actively looking for more activities to be run out of Batheaston and surrounding area  

As soon as we get them confirmed we email all our Adventure Club members before we tell anyone else.  This gives our members opportunity to book the dates and events they want before we start to promote them on Social Media.

The Adventure Club is free – sign up using the form and then check your email inbox for an immediate confirmation email.

Some of our customer reviews

Never has the river meandering out of Bath looked so gorgeous. The views of the lush banks and overhanging trees, with the feathery white Willow seeds blowing gently across the river, was just a joy to behold and a perfect antidote to too many hours of screen time and work.

Roger is one of those wonderfully relaxed instructors who could introduce each new skill and stroke by making it sound more like a chat amongst friends than teacher/pupil type of vibe.
Our instructor, Roger, was absolutely brilliant. Made us feel at ease even though it was our first experience on a paddleboard, and was really accommodating with last-minute requests (such as wanting to bring our phones in dry bags, and needing a floating strap for glasses)

All in all, I highly recommend the company whether you’re a total beginner (like I was) or more advanced (following the introductory lesson I now believe I could hold up with the professionals - we’ll see)
Merry Christmas to all our incredible adventurers who have made this year so much fun and helped us get Launch Point Adventures off the ground.
We already have some exciting new plans for next year and look forward to sharing them with you in the New Year.
We've enjoyed every minute.
Enjoy your festive break.
Roger and the Launch Point Team.
#paddleboarding #visitbath #batheaston #axethrowing #giftvouchersavailable #familyfirst #familyfun #getoutdoors
🎯 Bath Axe Throwing Club
🪓 First Session Recap!
🌟 A huge shout-out to all the families who joined us for an exhilarating day of axe throwing! 🌟
🎉 Special birthday cheers to the Hodgess family who celebrated with us in style! 🎂
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Thank you to each and every one of you for making this event a memorable and joyous occasion. Looking forward to more thrilling throws! 🎯
Surprise someone this Christmas - Gift Vouchers Available 
📍 Bath, UK
🗓 Last Weekend
#BathAxeThrowing
#AxeThrowingFun
#FamilyDayOut
#BirthdayCelebration
#ThrowingAxes
#AxeThrowingAdventure
#BathEvents
#AxeThrowingClub
⚔️ Bath Axe Throwing Club - Now Open for Bookings! ⚔️
Join us on the second Sunday of each month in Batheaston for family-friendly fun.
Whether you're a regular or a newbie, embrace the thrill of axe throwing. Book a 30-minute lane for just £20, and for our grand opening on December 10th, enjoy the second lane at 50% off! 
Gather your crew and experience the excitement together. 🎯 
#BathAxeClub #AxeThrowingAdventures #FamilyFriendlyFun
#axethrowing 
#visitbath 
Link in Bio
We are excited to bring three new things to our Adventure Club Members next Friday :- 
1) Axe Throwing
2) Gift Vouchers 
3) Big Black Friday Sale.
On Friday, 24th November, we will email discount codes to all our Adventure Club Members, including a massive 50% discount on our new Axe Throwing Adventure.
Christmas presents sorted!
To receive the discounts, you must be a member of our Adventure Club - but don't worry - it's free to join and takes just a few minutes to sign up. Link in Bio.
We looking forward to bringing this exciting activity to the Adventure Club
#axethrowing #visitbath #batheaston #bestchristmasgift #familyadventures #getoutdoors
A team started our Outdoor Escape room last night just as it started to rain. Hence the name.
All the results and scores are not published on the booking page (link in bio).
Today is the last day of the Quest - will you make it into the top 3?
#EscapeRoomChallenge
#OutdoorAdventure
#FamilyFunDay
#BatheastonOutdoors
#PuzzleMasters
🌿 Explore, Solve, and Unlock the Magic of St. Catherine's Valley! 🧩
Looking for the ultimate family holiday adventure? Look no further! Our brand-new Outdoor Escape Room is the perfect way to enjoy quality time together while immersing yourselves in the stunning beauty of St. Catherine's Valley. 🌳
🔐 What to Expect:
🌞 A picturesque outdoor adventure
🧩 7 locked boxes, 7 unique puzzles
🤯 Brain-teasing challenges for all ages
🤝 Teamwork and family bonding
📸 Instagram-worthy moments
👣 Lace up your walking shoes and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through nature's wonders. Discover hidden secrets, decipher clues, and unlock the mysteries that await you. This outdoor escape room is the perfect blend of adventure, exploration, and family fun!
🌅 Make memories and connect with your loved ones while surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of St. Catherine's Valley. Book your escape room experience today using the link in our bio and turn your family holiday into an unforgettable adventure!
#OutdoorEscapeRoom #FamilyAdventure #StCatherinesValley #HolidayFun #PuzzleSolvers #UnlockTheMagic #familiyfun #halfterm #halftermfun #bathuk #visitbath
We have availability this week for our Family Paddleboarding sessions, Our Nocturnal Tour and our Wildlife SUP Tour.
Check out the links in our Bio for more information, or message us with any questions.
#visitbath #bathcity #your_bathcity #paddleboarding #beavers #bats #kingfishers #dragonflies #heron #batheaston #familyadventure '#familytime 
Nocturnal Tour and Wildlife Tour are led by @aleks_domanski
This Thursday is our next opportunity to experience the wildlife and magic of the river as dusk falls.
Join us and @aleks_domanski
On this unique experience.  But don't take our word for it.....
"Roger and Aleks were brilliant hosts.
I learnt so much about the local wildlife and how peaceful floating down the Avon in the twilight…. It's totally beautiful.
I glowed for days.
Totally recommend.
Thanks again
Tom"
Link in bio to book and check availability
Thank you to The Local Look for a great write-up on Launch Point Adventures in this month's issue.
We have had over 150 paddleboarders join us since we launched in June and have lots of family friendly adventures running over the rest of the school holidays.
#Batheaston #larkhall #bathampton #paddleboardingadventures #familyadventure #familyfun #family #familysession
Our popular beginner #paddleboarding lessons are back on Wednesday evenings for the next 3 weeks.
Want to try paddleboarding for the first time or get more confident on your board then come and join us and meet new people and learn new skills.
Link in bio. 
Start and Finish from #Batheaston
Family paddleboarding sessions are available again from next week.
Our mission is to encourage families to adventure together and our Family Paddleboarding Session is perfect for this.  You pay a set fee for 2 hours with an instructor and can invite family members and close friends to join you.
Key Facts:
Up to 5 people 
2 hours.
Must include at least 1 paddler under 18
Batheaston Start and Finish
Check out the link in our bio for availa le slots.  If the date you want is not available let then DM us as we can often accommodate different days and times.
#paddleboarding #Batheaston #familyfun #familyadventure #visitbath #paddleboardingadventures
An amazing Nocturnal Paddleboarding Adventure last night. 
The weather was perfect, and all the wildlife came to meet us.
There is something truly magical about silently floating down the river as night falls.
Everyone on the tour last night was left star-struck by the wildlife performances from the Beavers, Bats, Kingfishers and Heron.
Massive thank you to @aleks_domanski for being out guide last night and teaching us all so much about the river and the animals that live above, on and in it.
The next Nocturnal Tour is Thursday 17th August. Each tour only has 4 places so please book early to avoid disappointment.
(Link in Bio)
#batheaston #paddleboarding #bats #beavers #herons #kingfishers #nightpaddleboarding #visitbath #your_bathcity
We are so excited by this new adventure! 
Starting this weekend we are partnering with @aleks_domanski to provide a unique stand-up paddleboarding nature adventure tour on the River Avon.
Join us at Batheaston for an easy and relaxing 90-minute late afternoon paddle up and back down the river. 
Learn about the freshwater ecosystem, its wildlife and the basics of stabilized wildlife filming & photography from the water's surface (and peek below with underwater cameras from Alek's specially adapted kayak).
Spaces are limited, and prices are modest - including insurance, board hire, SUP instruction and a contribution towards sustaining the weekly water quality testing program at Batheaston to inform river users and help protect our beautiful river environment.
Visit the link in our bio for more info and to sign up.
#Wildlife #nature #sup #adventure #conservation #standuppaddle #visitbath #nocturnal #river #wildlifephotography #wildlifefilmmaking #standuppaddle #standuppaddleboarding
A little bit of river clean up this week. 
We've been meaning to clear this traffic barrier from the middle of the river for weeks but have always had customers with us.
A private paddle with @aleks_domanski this week gave us the opportunity, and now there is one less piece of rubbish in the river.
Paddling with a heavy water filled barrier is good balance training and very slow!
#cleanrivers #paddleboardingadventures
#paddleboard. #riveravonbath
What a wonderful evening yesterday.  8 paddlers joined us for our regular Wednesday evening beginner #standuppaddleboarding lesson in #batheaston 
Lots of new people joining us including @little_elm_bath who came to see what all the fuss is about and will now be recommending us to the guests in their lovely airbnb.
Needless to say everyone had a great time in this wonderful setting.
We even got the drone out!
#visitbath #bathuk
Braving the wind and rain at #meadowfest in #batheaston today.  Come and see us and learn about our new adventures coming up for August and September.
@friendsofbatheaston there is no such thing as the wrong weather!
Popped into @thebathdelico in Widcombe today and found the @bathandwiltshireparent magazine open on the article about Launch Point Adventure.
One person has defiantly read it!😀
Thanks @bathandwiltshireparent, for such a great article - business is booming.
#familyfun #paddleboarding #visitbath #your_bathcity #batheaston #widcombeparade #widcombe
A rare two-heron event last night on an intermediate private lesson.
Such a fantastic night with two ladies who were keen to push on and make it all the way to #warleighweir - we were rewarded by some amazing wildlife encounters.
#paddleboarding #heron #beaver #visitbath #yourbathcity #riveravonbath 
Private lessons can be booked at anytime an instructor is available just give us a call or fill our the forms on our website and we will have you paddling further for less effort.
The best month of the year. July is all about enjoying the long evenings.
What better way to relax and unwind after work than to join your friends or family for one of the Wednesday evening Public Lessons or arrange a private family paddle?
This month we are introducing public intermediate as well as our beginner lessons on a Wednesday night.
So if you already have a paddleboard but want to improve your technique or learn how to dance around your board without swimming then come and join the fun.
Paddle as the sun sets over #littlesolsburyhill 
Check out the links in our Bio for more information.
Come and find out more about Launch Point Adventures at the Batheaston Fete today.  @batheaston_village_hall 
We are giving away a family paddleboard lesson so come down and meet Suzzy and Emily and join the adventure club for free.
#batheaston #familyadventures #getoutdoorsmore
No paddleboarding this weekend as our founder is off raising money and blisters for the @youth_adventure_trust attempting the #3peakschallenge 
Roger (aka @bootsandboard) is part of a 6 man team (4 walkers and 2 drivers) who are attempting to complete Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 24 hours. Madness!
Please help him by leaving messages of support below, liking, sharing or donating (link in bio).
There are still a few places left on next Wednesday's public paddleboarding session - Roger will be there but who knows if he will be able to stand by then!
#3peakschallenge #teamyat
We've had a fantastic first week. 
So many great customers and already several 5 star reviews on the Launch Point Adventures Google Profile page.
This one was from a private lesson we did last week. It was a one-to-one lesson with someone who had tried before but could not stand up. (You can read the whole review below).
If this sounds like you, please send us a message or visit our website - we would love to help you with one of our public or private lessons soon.
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"Wow! Great couple of hours spent paddle boarding on the gloriously tranquil river Avon at Batheaston with Roger Chandler today; super experienced and qualified paddle board instructor.
I had tried SUP boarding whilst on holiday with my kids in France but having fallen in numerous times with ‘jelly legs’ and getting ‘destroyed’ by my kids and wife who were all naturals - I decided to ask for Roger’s help on this sunny evening in June.
Roger started with some basic techniques and safety instructions on dry land at their private pontoon in the centre of Batheaston village. Once that was done, we were straight into the water. Roger’s calm, reassuring and non-fussy approach got me through the early wobbles in a matter of 5 minutes and whilst there was the inevitable tumble into the Avon - Roger was on hand to instruct me how to get back on and try again with loads of encouragement.
If you are new to paddle boarding - come and talk to Roger, but similarly - if you’ve done a bit already and you want to learn some more technique, he’s your man. By the end of our session I was standing up in complete confidence. Great fun !"
You cannot ask for more in the evenings at the moment. The sun is out, the water warm and the flow slow. Paddling home as the sun sets over solsbury hill is the best end to a great paddle.
Our private lessons run most evenings or late afternoons during the week and there is no better way to de-stress after work and have a shared adventure with your children.
Our public lessons run every Wednesday night. We are full tonight but there are still a few places available with our "bring a friend for free" deal over the next two Wednesdays.
Tag the person you would bring for free.😀
Busy day on the river today with a private and public beginner lesson. 
We do love working with families who come out to have a shared outdoor experience
Today we had Dad, 2 Children and the children's Uncle and it was great to see them helping each other learn new techniques and gaining confidence on the boards. 
Always makes us smile to hear the family banter between them when everything did not go according to plan!
Come and join us on our Wednesday evening sessions and Bring a Friend for free in June. Link in Bio
A great 1 to 1 lesson yesterday afternoon. Started with the classic Elvis Legs and difficulty standing up but halfway through the lesson he cracked it and we had a great paddle upstream, learning some different strokes.
A wonderful day for it - loving this summer burst - even the river is warm.
Come and find out the wonders of paddleboarding with our public and private lessons.
Great to see Herons on the river this morning.  Probably the most.common of our wildlife spots on the #batheaston paddles. 
Second place usually goes to the Kingfisher and if we are lucky the Otters and Beavers can make an appearance.
Come and enjoy the tranquility of the river with us.  Join us as a beginner or come and learn new skills to help you paddle further or faster.
To get Launch Point Adventures off the ground (all puns intended!) we are offering beginner group paddleboard lessons on a Wednesday evening or private lessons on some Saturdays/Sundays in June.
To celebrate the milestone of finally launching Launch Point Adventures, you can bring a friend or family member for free on the Wednesday night sessions in June. 
Check out https://www.launchpointadventures.co.uk/ for more information. (Link in Bio)
Also, if you have any questions or want to suggest other activities you would like to see in Batheaston, please add to the comments below.
We put the emphasis on fun with our private sessions. 
You can paddle as.hard as you like!
This expert paddleboarder learnt several new skills in their session.  Including how to hitch a lift!
We are currently booking for our Wednesday nights in June and our private beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons.
All sessions start and end at #batheaston
Check out the link in our bio for more information.
A little bit about us.
We are passionate about bringing colleagues, friends and families closer by providing them with opportunities to engage in new outdoor activities.
We collaborate with qualified outdoor instructors to organize a diverse range of events throughout the year.
Our events cater to all skill levels, providing opportunities to try new activities or develop existing outdoor skills.
From our “Come and Try It” events, such as paddleboarding, to specialized sessions focused on mastering essential skills such as map reading or bushcraft, there’s something for everyone.
Follow us for more updates.
An exciting start to Launch Point this week - our first Stand Up paddling evening session in @lovebatheaston with @paddleboardbatheaston 
The sun shined, and 8 new paddlers had fun and learnt new techniques.
Public and private sessions are now available on our website, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. (link in bio)
Join our adventure club for free to find out what other mini adventures we are running for #bath residents and visitors.
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