Coronavirus covid-19 - updated 31st March 2020
UPDATE - We are now closed until further notice. Internet purchases are still possible but please contact us first. Vouchers are still available for both store and experiences.
Here at the OSKC we are taking the covid-19 crisis very seriously. Our primary aim will always be to protect our staff and customers.
The situation is very dynamic at the moment, we are asking that all customers fully understand and follow the latest government guidelines...
The OSKC - Outdoor Shop & Kayak Centre is located in Combe Martin, North Devon and is the premier kayak and stand up paddle board hire / sales centre in North Devon, along with being the only company operating out of Combe Martin that is AALA licensed and that have British Canoeing qualified kayak and stand up paddle board instructors. We also offer various other watersport activities including our very popular sea kayak guided tours, so please check out the Activities | Hire | Kayak Tours tab for further information. Our qualified British Canoeing instructors and sea kayak guides enable us to offer kayaking and stand up paddle boarding lessons and taster sessions for all ages and abilities. Most of our kayak tours and lessons are on sit-on-top type kayaks, easy to use and very stable. We are also able to offer local knowledge experience and lessons in cockpit sea kayaks by our ex HM Coastguard instructor. We are situated just 50m from the beach with pay and display parking next to our centre. We are within easy reach of Ilfracombe, Woolacombe, Braunton, Croyde, Barnstaple, Lynton and Lynmouth. Bideford, Westward-Ho! and Appledore are about 45 minutes drive away.
Kayaking and stand up paddle boarding in Combe Martin has become very popular and is now one of the "must things to do" in North Devon, It also boasts some of the best scenery in the united kingdom as well as being one of the safest bays to paddle. If the surf is flat or you want a break from surfing then join us for a relaxing paddle around our stunning coastline.
Our shop is well stocked having all your kayak and stand up paddle board essentials including paddles, new and used kayaks for sale, wetsuits, buoyancy aids/life jackets and decks. Brands including Palm, Dagger, Wilderness Systems - Tarpon, Islander, Wave Sport, Tiki and Dryrobe.