Go With The Flo paddleboarding was set up in 2015 and it’s grown since then.
“This year has been by far the busiest year yet. The pandemic – and the social distancing restrictions – ensured people wanted to get out, together, and exercise, and so the increase in demand enabled me to go fulltime,” says director Nick Judd. “I spend my days introducing new people to the sport, chatting to them, in stunning surroundings. We’re based in Wargrave and there are so many routes, from St Patrick’s stream to the Hennerton Backwater, to Shiplake and Sonning and Henley. Plus people love visiting the George and Dragon after. We do breakfast sessions, after-dark paddles… we’re always trying new things. Wargrave is stunning from the water and it’s just great to see so many people enjoy a sport we love ourselves.”
Nick also does clean-ups for an
“H’artisan is opening soon in Wargrave and will be a local and friendly speciality coffee and tea shop where everyone is welcome, including ramblers, Thames swimmers, home workers, prams, dogs, the many cyclists who pass our door, after all, Wargrave is the ‘gateway to the Chilterns’,” says founder Sarah Hart. “There will be a dedicated area where cyclists can bring bikes inside to store whilst enjoying a well-deserved pit-stop. We are sourcing as much as we can locally and have already found our supplier of outstanding cakes.”
Freshly baked pastries will also be on offer each day with a healthy range of nutritious foods from Sarah, who is a
Rosie’s Chocolate Factory at Sheeplands Farm in Wargrave offers chocolate-making parties for children and adults, teambuilding events and bespoke chocolates, such as delicious truffles, chocolate shoes and even chocolate houses. “Rosie’s
Chocolate Factory is my home from home, my chocolate paradise. For my customers it’s a break away from our busy lives where they can spend their time learning about chocolate and making delicious chocolate creations,” says owner Rosie
Adey. “My chocolate-making parties are the most popular and they are also what I enjoy doing the most. Customers make delicious treats to take home and enjoy.” We all need a bit of chocolate in our lives right now. rosieschocolatefactory.co.uk