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Canoe the Wye

| Paddocks Hotel, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6BL, England
+44 1600 891100
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Been on this a couple of times now, one as a team building work event

If you don't mind a splash here and these, it is lots of fun, relaxing experience and a turly great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mbrossonwye
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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Brilliant day

Fantastic birthday present. Great to see Wales and the Wye from a totally different angle. Would... read more

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Reviewed 16 October 2017
nicholi2017
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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 from Symonds Yat we will take you. Once you arrive at our canoe hire centre you will be fitted with a buoyancy aid and paddle and given a dry barrel to keep your personal possessions in. You will then be given a safety briefing and some basic instructions on how to paddle and steer the boat. You will leave your cars at our canoe hire centre and we will then transport you in our minibuses, with the canoes, upstream to your start point. We can hire you a canoe on the River Wye from half a day to a week. For more detailed information and maps visit our trips page on our website. We offer a web site that has all the information that you need when hiring a canoe and planning your canoe trip on the River Wye - including accommodation for camping, B and B, pubs etc. Canoeing on the River Wye is a favorite activity for those who love the outdoors. Whether for families on holiday, people seeking a challenge or groups wanting to do something together. It is a great and healthy way to enjoy your free time. We appreciate the history and the experience of canoeing on the Wye. We want you to leave with a deeper appreciation of the environment and history of this historic river. We aim to offer you a complete and rewarding canoe hire experience on the River Wye you`ll remember for a long time. We give you the ability to book on line at any time, using secure on line systems, and then we send you immediate confirmation of your canoe trip by email. This will include maps for you to print off and also some top tips on what to wear and expect. We cater for families, individuals, corporate days and large groups who want to hire a canoe on the River Wye at affordable simple to understand prices.
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“day trip” (59 reviews)
“safety briefing” (29 reviews)
“the river” (135 reviews)
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 3 weeks ago

If you don't mind a splash here and these, it is lots of fun, relaxing experience and a turly great day outdoors

Thank mbrossonwye
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Fantastic birthday present. Great to see Wales and the Wye from a totally different angle. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank nicholi2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely relaxing canoe along the Wye. canoe on the Wye was more than accommodating, we couldn't make the original booking date so they postponed it to whenever we wanted to rebook. Excellent advise, safety drill & equipment for us first time family canoeists. We had...More

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Thank Rebecca1773
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Great company ,well organised would recommend to anyone . What a great adventure 3 days loved it . Paul

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Thank Paul T
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We camped with Canoe the Wye after having been let down by one of their competitors. They were helpful and accommodating and provided modern equipment. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Kirby J
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I was on holiday in the forest holidays and booked this activity as an extra for our holiday. It was a lovely experience. We didn't see it anywhere but the trip itself is actually 3 hours long from when they drop you...More

Thank kelcianne
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The organisers were very friendly and helpful. Good safety briefing beforehand. Ideal company to book with if you are staying at the Paddocks Hotel.

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Thank JudyCG
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Excellent fun for the family. Very well organised, and the briefing was spot on. If you are after a relaxing outdoor activity to do with the family, this ticks all the boxes. We were helped by very good weather conditions, but even if it is...More

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Thank chris_roddie
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Fantastic experience for us 50 plus years old. No previous experience thoroughly recommend . Very friendly staff . Very professional. Excellent briefing . Made you feel more confident for the day ahead.

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Thank Lee H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Great fun was had by all with Canoe the Wye. The staff were really friendly and helpful and the experience was excellent. It's a really nice way to spend a summers day! The time limit is more than you will need, giving you plenty of...More

Thank iTomCash
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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.
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raizellock
1 August 2017|
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Response from LRAB | Reviewed this property |
depending on how young. I would ask the organising about a minimum age
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Dave M
15 April 2016|
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Response from canoethewye | Property representative |
Please see the FAQs on our website for all the information you require. Many thanks, the Canoe the Wye Team
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