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29-03-2019, 17:25   #1
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Blessington Lake - SOT Kayak

Hi, I have Sit on Top Kayak which I usually take in the sea but I'm hoping to try the Blessington Lakes / Reservoirs this spring / summer.

I have already gotten the permit from the ESB and was just wondering if anyone had any advice on the best places to enter the water. I know the area quite well from cycling around it and am aware of a few options but just wondering if there are any regular spots people use.

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30-03-2019, 18:39   #2
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https://www.google.ie/maps/place/Pou...33!4d-6.505833

Seems as good a spot as anywhere carpark close by. I'd say my biggest concern would be where I left the car. There's also that lakeshore holiday park but not sure how private it is but they have a jetty and SOTs regularly around the area.
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Thanks for that. That looks like a good spot alright.
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Car park at Russeltown Bay would work too. Total Experience launch their trips from there.
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Car park at Russeltown Bay would work too. Total Experience launch their trips from there.
Thanks, looks like another good spot.
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