About Always Oarsome

Alway Oarsome has evolved as a result of our passion for rowing.

Over the years, we have experienced first (and second) hand just how beneficial rowing can be t both physical and menteal wellbeing.

Founded by Gill Laidlaw and Jen Hinds, we combine fun, physical exercise and engagement with rowing … the ultimate wellbeing tool!

And we think you’ll love it!

We deliver Always Oarsome…


For individuals or small groups

Ever fancied giving rowing a go, learning a new sport or just experiencing the amazing feeling that only rowing can give you? Then you will love our rowing experience events.

We will teach you the basics of rowing and the rowing stroke and take you out on the river for a half or full day rowing experience session.

For organisations:

Treat your teams to a truly unique experience with the ultimate team sport. We offer:

  • Team Rowing Challenge Days
  • Team Rowing Experience Days including team building and wellbeing workshop


For organisations:

We offer classroom-based workshops which can be held on your premises or at an external venue. These interactive, fun and unique events can cover a wide range of topics that will help your teams be more productive and more fulfilled. Topics can include communications, values, motivation, wellbeing, resilience and how to handle conflict.

Our events are brilliant fun (see what others have said) and we think you’ll love them as much as we do! (And we REALLY love them!)