About Us

Border Kayaks is owned and run by Antony Pike Bowyer, Antony has worked in the industry for the last 9 years, to begin with at Carlisle Canoes for Jim Wilson, then Brookbank Carlisle and now his very own store, Border Kayaks.

Over the last 9 years Antony has built up a great knowledge of paddle sport equipment and will try his best to answer your questions or advise you on the right equipment for what you want to do, be that which Whitewater kayak is best for you or what's the safest way to get out and enjoy yourself on the water.

Border Kayaks has been set up so that local Paddlers have a store to try equipment out and to get advice and chat about paddling. Supplying the paddling community of the north west of England and the Scottish borders with a store located at Longtown right on the river Esk and this website to allow anyone to get advice and equipment to enjoy paddling.

The store at Longtown is the perfect place to try equipment for size, ask for advice on different aspects of paddling or just to drop in for a coffee for a chat.

The address for the Store in Longtown is: Border Kayaks, Unit 3, Sandilands, Townfoot, Longtown, CA6 5LY

Please visit our Contact Us page for more information on how to get in touch.

Store Opening times :

Mondays Closed
Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sundays Closed 

(Late night and Sunday opening for collections at request) 

To keep up to date with events and goings on at the store check out our Facebook page.