New to Kayaking North East England

Hello I went Kayaking on the river Tyne in 2019 and want to do more. I am looking for advice and guidance to help me get started. Advice on what inflatable kayak is worth the money and recommendations on places to go Kayaking in Northumbria/Lake District. Ideally looking for lakes or quieter water ways. Would really appreciate guidance from people who know what they are talking about. Many thanks

There are some limitations to inflatables that you should make sure you understand. This is talked about in an article on inflatables and other kayak options for small storage places. Issue #9 at California Kayaker Magazine - South West's source for paddlesports information.

While there, you might want to check out the article on basic types of kayaks in issue #10. Good background info on kayaks.

And a guy in Oregon has put together an interesting breakdown on inflatables that seems worth watching: ](