Background Photo Pete Atkinson

Frome Market Yard

Frome, Somerset

John Kent

OS Map 183 Grid Reference ST777483

Nearby Postcode BA11 1BE


This is a flat water Division 4, 12 gate short course, and is an ideal introduction to slalom.

Racing is held on the River Frome right next to the clubhouse with changing rooms and showers. Light refreshments (drinks and cakes) are available during the day in the clubhouse. The clubhouse is a short walk to town centre shops. There is free parking (Sundays) in the car park.

The clubhouse is in the centre of Frome next to the Cheese & Grain. From Market Place / North Parade turn in to Bridge Street and into the large car park. Drive to the far end and to the right. Note the post code will take you to the Library on the other side of the car park.

More Details http://www.frome-canoe-club.org.uk and on www.canoeslalom.co.uk.


JS Grading


A: Pool or otherwise completely flat water, without enough current to affect the boat.

Even courses that are usually easy can become dangerous in exceptional high water conditions. If in doubt, seek advice or stay off the water.

POSTCODES: Bits of river don't really have postcodes: we show the one for the nearest address we can trace. Putting these into your satnav should get you somewhere near the site, but you might find yourself km away, and even on the wrong side of the river. If you can offer a better postcode for any of the courses, email it to .

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