Photo: Bård Andresen

Ringshaug: Padleled Vestfold

Padleled Vestfold is a network of paddling routes located along the coastline of Vestfold county from Svelvik, in the north, to Larvik, in the south.

Ringshaug beach in Tønsberg is one of Vestfold's best and most popular swimming beaches. The beach has been given the “blue flag” status, an exclusive remark. The “blue flag” status ensures that a beach is at a high level in terms of environment, safety, service, and water quality. The area is also a popular hiking destination for the locals as the known coastal path runs through the area.

We recommend parking the car in the largest parking lot located on the northside of the beach. From here, it is a short trip down to the beach where you will launch the kayaks.

Public toilets are open during the summer season and you will also have access to freshwater several places near the beach. You also have access to an outdoor shower during the summer season, located near the public toilet on the peninsula in the north.

The nearest convenience store is located in Tolvsrød, a few kilometers to the west.

Torgersøya Loop
Padleled Vestfold

Paddling 10.4 km · 2.5 – 3.5 hr

Ringshaug to Karlsvika
Padleled Vestfold

Paddling 7 km · 1.5 – 2.5 hr

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