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Disaster struck - help given when needed

As novices we found the team very patient and helpful - good instructors and we were having a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Staines, United Kingdom
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Great day out on the river

Really enjoyed our day out with Canoe the Wye. The day starts with picking up your kit, safety... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toby H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Canoe hire on the River Wye. We take you from our canoe hire centre based in Symonds Yat West, up river for the start of your canoe trip and you paddle back to us. Depending on how long you want to go canoeing for will depend on how far upstream...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Paddocks Hotel, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6BL, England
+44 1600 891100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As novices we found the team very patient and helpful - good instructors and we were having a lovely time when disaster struck we capsized !! Not a problem as we remembered to hold onto even the extra oar , emptied the water out with...More

Thank 119emh
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I decided to take part in a half day canoe trip. We have done quite a few recreational canoe trips in various locations but quite some time since! However as a 63 year old I didn't need to worry, after a comprehensive...More

Thank julie c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our day out with Canoe the Wye. The day starts with picking up your kit, safety briefing and some info about places to stop along the way. Then a 10 minute drive to the starting point where the staff make sure you feel...More

Thank Toby H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided the evening before to spend the next day canoeing down the river wye. Looked online and all booking had been taken. My friend and I decided to travel to symmonds yat anyway. On arrival we explained how far we had travelled and could they...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best canoe hire company that I've used. Both myself and daughter had an amzing day canoeing down the river, after an informative and humorous safety briefing. The staff were more than welcoming and even remembered our names on our return. Would recomend Canoe...More

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove down to Symonds Yat West on Friday 22nd June for a 3 day trip (starting from Hereford). All staff members were friendly and helpful, even the new starter. I think the price is very reasonable - it included all the gear (buoyancy aid, barrels...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have used canoe company's around the world and most have been very good as is this one. Good equipment,excellent informative friendly staff and the wye hearabouts is very scenic. Nothing bad to be said about this company. Excellent.

Thank Julian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this as a work team building event - just the 5 of us in 2 canoes and we all had a brilliant time. The location and equipment was excellent and the briefing beforehand was professional and fun. We were dropped off at Kern...More

Thank surfnirvana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service from staff. Had a lovely day. Good value for money. If you haven't tried it before, it's a must

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Thank carrypolly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really friendly helpful staff, good explanation of what to expect & safety Brilliant experience & would highly recommend

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Zoë H
10 July 2018|
Response from canoethewye | Property representative |
Hi Zoe Yes, we have canoes available on the 3rd August. Call us at the office in the afternoon on 01600 891100 and we can book you in, or use our website. Regards Canoe the Wye Team
chris h
4 June 2018|
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Response from canoethewye | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for your enquiry. I'm afraid that all our canoes are fully booked over the weekend - sorry! Regards Canoe the Wye
Anne N
29 September 2017|
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Response from Paul J | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, the river is open to the public. Just understand where you need to enter and stop as most of the stops look similar.