Canoeists make waves about right to paddle in English rivers

Campaigners seeking land reform to overturn system that they say denies them access to waterways

Canoeists are campaigning for a right to “blue spaces”, with fewer than 4% of England’s rivers open to the public.

Paddlers have described being shouted at and even subjected to physical abuse for passing through some stretches of river during their exercise.

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