Hire a canoe with family or friends and discover the natural beauty of the River Wye in Wales. Set off from the historic Herefordshire village of Whitney, close to the English border, and paddle through the Wye Valley along one of the most beautiful rivers in the British Isles. The Wye is one of just a handful of rivers which you can navigate the length of (over 100 miles) by canoe, without restriction.

With an array of different trips to choose from that either take in or set off from Whitney-on-Wye, want to canoe? will help you plan the perfect day (or days) out, including advising on camping and other accommodation, the best pubs to visit, what flora and fauna to look out for and all the other Black Mountain activities available to you.

Here are all the Whitney-on-Wye canoe hire trips and what you can expect (to see, smell and hear!):

hay – whitney | estimated time: half a day

Hay to Whitney is a 5.25 mile paddle starting in the picturesque town of Hay-on-Wye. “Hay”, often described as “the town of books”, is home to the famous literary festival. […] Read more

whitney – bredwardine | estimated time:  half a day

Leaving the sleepy town of books, the river meanders through beautiful Herefordshire countryside. This stretch is famous for large catches of trout and salmon which, late in the year, can  […] Read more
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Wye River

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