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Canoe on the Wye, were very thorough on their Health & Safety briefing, detailing the likely... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
helensherb0rne
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Bristol, United Kingdom
highly recommended

great experience, welcoming and professional staff, and good value for money. Did the half a day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TripA H
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Oxford, 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
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| Paddocks Hotel, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6BL, England
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+44 1600 891100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Overall we had a very enjoyable day. The staff were professional and efficient at kitting us out, briefing us about potential hazards and launching us at Kerne Bridge. However, the booking process could have been better. We weren't impressed that we had to wait an...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Canoe on the Wye, were very thorough on their Health & Safety briefing, detailing the likely pitfalls of our trip, so we were well prepared and avoided capsizing, unlike some of our fellow travellers from other rental firms. The barrel kept everything we wanted dry,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great experience, welcoming and professional staff, and good value for money. Did the half a day with my 14 year old, any longer than that would be a brave shout if you haven't been canoeing before, like us - its hard work. Happy to see...More

Thank TripA H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time, good instructors, professional and well organised.A fantastic way to explore the river

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Thank scott M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired two canoes for 6 of us on a full day drip (Ross-on-Wye to Symonds Yat), the staff were helpful and friendly. The departure was well organised with kit issue, safety briefing and departure all efficiently carried out before the short transit to the...More

Thank AnthonyAR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the 3/4 day. We arrived at Symonds Yat and were met by a very friendly member of staff. After giving us safety instructions we were driven 10 minutes in their mini bus to Kerne Bridge. We have two children aged 11 and 8...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired a Canadian canoe for two from Canoe the Wye who are based at Symmonds Yat. After being given all our equipment, including a barrel to keep our possessions dry, and a safety briefing we were driven 10 mins up the road to Ross...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon on the river in 2 canoes. We took about 4 hours to canoe from the start at Kerne Bridge back to the base. We stopped twice for refreshments & the opportunity to take some photos before getting back on the...More

Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Our family booked 6 canoes for the day from Ross to Symnds Yat and we had a great day. Special thanks to the Canoe the Wye team and especially Nick who was a great support, kept smiling and went well out of his way at...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Started off with the great weather we have been having. Low levels on the river so grounding in some places, able to see a lot more along the river. If anyone is thinking it’s easy It’s not. Wildlife at if peak, enjoyment of the trip...More

Thank Alan L
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mum-of-many
8 September 2018|
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Response from canoethewye | Property representative |
Hi there, we do indeed allow dogs in our canoes as long as there is less than 20kg of canine weight in the boat! I hope that this answers your question, Canoe the Wye
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skflanagan
23 July 2018|
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Response from canoethewye | Property representative |
Hi there, anyone under the age of 17 must be supervised and accompanied in the canoe with an adult of 18 or over. Between the ages of 4 and 13 this supervision ratio of adult to child must be 1:1, between the ages of 14 to... More
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Zoë H
10 July 2018|
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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
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