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      River Wye Canoe Hire

      We warmly invite you to hire a canoe and discover the beauty of the River Wye. The Wye is by far one of the most beautiful rivers in the British Isles and one of the few you can navigate by canoe, without restriction, for well over 100 miles. want to canoe? offer you the chance to embark on a relaxing river adventure from several different points along the way, with an array of different routes to choose from, all with their own unique sights, sounds and smells.

      From its source at the Welsh mountains at Plynlimon, the water meanders through miles of picturesque countryside and diverse wildlife, passing the bustling market towns of Hay-on-Wye, Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth; the city of Hereford, and the charming, picture-postcard villages of Glasbury, Symonds Yat and Tintern, before joining the River Severn at Chepstow.

      Along your journey, you can expect to see a number of spectacular and fascinating characters in their natural habitats, including kingfishers, herons, cormorants, swans and otters – all from the prime viewpoint of your canoe.

      This peaceful and ever-changing setting is the ideal place to wile away a few hours, spend a day or even a week. Furthermore, what better way to get a bit of aerobic and cardiovascular exercise than canoeing the Wye? Burning calories has never been so relaxing!

      COVID-19 UPDATE: Thank you for your interest in canoeing with us. We are now in the process of re-opening in 2021 in a simple, safe and dedicated way drawing on everything we learned last summer.

      We have been working hard on modifying the activities offered here to enable visitors to continue to safely enjoy the river at Racquety Farm this summer. We are of course taking on-going guidance from Welsh Government and sport and tourism bodies, such as Visit Wales, Canoe Wales and British Canoeing.

      If you would like us to get in contact with you directly about our re-opening and for more information on what we will be offering/pricing then please contact us directly – CONTACT PAGE

      Please find more information on our response to Covid-19 here – https://canoehire.co.uk/oh-2021-whats-occurring/

      And finally please bare with us – like most we are far from back to ‘normal’ so we are offering a more simplified version of our usual and full offering outlined here on the website.

      stay safe x

      Wye River

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