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Address: Sandy Lane, Chester CH3 5UL, England
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We visited here for a open day and got to try canoeing for a couple of pound. My 8 year old daughter and 22 year old sister loved it and we found the guys who was running the... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
lizaanddilly
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here for a open day and got to try canoeing for a couple of pound. My 8 year old daughter and 22 year old sister loved it and we found the guys who was running the club really helpful, friendly and willing to help with all aspects of the canoeing for newbies! Will return again of offering a... More 

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Thank lizaanddilly
Wallasey, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We hired a Canadian canoe for the day for the 12 mile Farndon to Chester trip. Paul picked us up at Sandy Lane and made everything very easy. The trip itself was beautiful with plenty to see - we spotted at least 10 kingfishers along the route. We tool about 5 hours to complete the trip with a couple of... More 

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Thank Richard L
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Had great 1/2 day trip (Eccleston to Chester), 1 adult 2 teens with 1 canoe & 1 kayak. Well organised, equipment in good condition. Colin & Dale very friendly & helpful so everyone was relaxed. Lovely calm river so great for beginners! Will definately do again. Booking was easy & helpful info on website on what to bring/wear etc. Thank... More 

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Thank pgt304
Redditch, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

We did the half day trip in a Canadian canoe. Dale was excellent, very friendly and gave us a short and thorough briefing. All the equipment was provided and in very good condition. The river is quiet and scenic. Highly recommended!

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1 Thank Gary B
Chester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Went with a bunch of friends of the full day trip from Farndon in 6 canadians and 1 kayak. What a great day we had: super weather, good equipment, couple of stops along the way to enjoy the views. Saw a couple of kingfishers. Dale very helpful, transfer from Sandy Lane spot on. Quite a tough route: 12 miles so... More 

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Thank Alan D
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Went with a couple of friends on the half day kayak trip and had a fantastic time. The owner was extremely helpful and couldn't do enough for us. Beautiful route with lovely views. We even had time to have a picnic on the way. Perfect for both beginners and experienced people.

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2 Thank Miriam101202
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We had a wonderful day on my husbands birthday on a guided canoe expedition with Colin, our world champion canoeist. We were told how to canoe safely and then guided safely down stream from Farndon to Chester. Colin pointed out buzzards, a kingfisher and other things of interest as we went and he knew the perfect picnic spot. It was... More 

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Thank Marion B
Northern Chap
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Great communication from booking, answered plenty of questions. Good price for canoe hire, buoyancy aids included. We did the 2 hr or 1/2 day trip, great for a lovely day on calm waters - would highly recommend for people new to kayaking..!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2013

This proved to be a fantastic day out - I went with a group of friends as an idea to do something different on a Sunday afternoon. We had a mix of kayaks and a couple in a canoe. our instructor was fun, knowledgeable and read our group really well, giving us games and challenges along the way. We had... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Just back from a lovely one day canoe trip from Farndon to Chester with Chester Kayak. Dale was very helpful and quick to respond to my various email queries about what to book, and the whole day went very smoothly. The equipment was great, and as we were beginners, we also hired a guide for the trip, Anthony, who was... More 

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