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West Bay Canoes

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West Bay Canoes
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A mobile canoeing guiding and company, with experiences on the river Brit from West Bay to Bridport. British Canoeing awards also available.
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Hours Today: 00:00 - 23:59
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
West Bay, Bridport DT6 4GY, England
+44 7875 643700
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All reviews canoe trip hour trip local history palmers brewery thanks john great trip couple of hours spend an afternoon two hours fun games great morning an excellent guide great fun great family activity young child fun experience few trips
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic paddle along the river up to Palmers Brewery. John provided an insight to the local history and spotted a variety of wildlife along the route. The trip was fun - thanks! Highly recommended!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Yesterday morning my husband and son had a Canoe experience from West Bay down to Palmers Brewery in Bridport with Max. They both enjoyed their time on the river and said Max was a great chap and put them at ease. I walked the footpath...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank furryboo
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous way to spend a couple of hours on a sunny morning! Great fun, harder than you think it is, Max was an excellent and very patient guide.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Claire B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Really fun two hour sesh on the river (3 adults, 3 kids). John was a fantastic, enthusiastic and helpful guide. Definitely recommend this as a great holiday activity.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lucymoo
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great paddle down the river from West Bay to Palmer’s Brewery in Bridport. We are a family of 4 with teenage boys of 18 and 15. I realised something had gone wrong with our booking the night before so contacted John who...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Soozieflooze
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Thank you for a fantastic adventure canoeing down the river, it was beautiful and Max was very patient with us when it wasn't as easy as we anticipated. Thank you for a fun and memorable trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous Morning on the river, packed with interesting historical information, good humour, and a decent amount of splashing! Brilliant adventure. Will definitely come back. Thank you 😉

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank rebekahrailton
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Really good morning out on the river with a really knowledgeable instructor. Lots of info about the history of the river and surrounding area. Recommended trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank FlyingPiglet321
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We had a great trip canoeing with John, possibly the most patient instructor in the world. He was incredibly generous with the whole family especially with the two children who ricocheted their way from bank to bank on the return leg. It was two hours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 2 adults, a 17 and 10 year old and we all had a fantastic time. John was a very laid back and informative instructor. Learned a lot about the local area and enjoyed the fun games on the way back....More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank hermy01
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20 May 2018|
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Response from John P | Property representative |
Hello we use traditional open Canoes with 2 seats, which can take two fully grown humans or two small humans with an adult! We keep our prices low by having open tours which are up to 10 persons or we can arrange a private... More
Terrina C
25 August 2017|
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Response from John P | Property representative |
Hello We use traditional open style canoes which accommodate 2-3 persons depending on size. They can be paddled solo but this is often hard to master the power and steering phases! Often people start exploring paddle... More