This is an account of my solo journey around the UK and Ireland in 2004. It was the first solo circumnavigation of the UK and Ireland and the first ever to include all the inhabited islands. The 4,500 mile, 183 day journey remains the longest sea kayak expedition ever undertaken in British waters.

Background poster

Paddling in Circles

Sean Morley

Chapter 1 – Introduction

Chapter 2 – South West England

Chapter 3 – Wales

Chapter 4 – Northwest England

Chapter 5 – East Coast of Ireland

Chapter 6 – South Coast of Ireland

Chapter 7 – West & North Coast of Ireland

Chapter 8 – Northern Ireland

Chapter 9 – West Coast of Scotland

Chapter 10 – Northern Scotland

Chapter 11 – The Northern Isles

Chapter 12 – East Coast of Scotland

Chapter 13 – East Coast of England

Chapter 14 – South Coast of England

Chapter 15 – Journey’s End

Epilogue

UK Chart