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Wyedean Canoe Day Trips And Activity Centre

Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
+44 1600 890238
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Awesome half day canoeing experience

Had a brilliant half day canoeing experience with this company. Have read a number of reviews... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
richard870
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Made our holiday a lovely one

Very nice place, we did climbing, caving and canoeing... all went very well and the kids loved... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Hossam A
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A Family Run Centre, Providing the most Professional and Qualified Canoe Hire and Adventure Activities in the area.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
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“safety briefing” (19 reviews)
“the river” (81 reviews)
“kerne bridge” (17 reviews)
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Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Had a brilliant half day canoeing experience with this company. Have read a number of reviews regarding staff and attitudes. Let me start by saying, I came to this company having been less than impressed with a competitor business and its inability to communicate effectively....More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Very nice place, we did climbing, caving and canoeing... all went very well and the kids loved it. I would like to mention Dan our guide through the climbing and caving, very nice, knowledgable and funny. Nice restaurants close by so we had a couple...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

It started badly on the first phone call Payment - it's 2017 and they expected me to divulge my credit card details over the phone to pay for a booking. This of course seriously compromises my card security. Convenient for them but alarmingly inconvenient for...More

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WyedeanCanoe, Owner at Wyedean Canoe Day Trips And Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

We thank our valued client for taking the time to post this macabre review. We must however, admit and agree that our client is correct in the fact that it did start badly on the first phone call. 2017?? Yes correct is it! Over phone...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

There were 14 of us (inc 6 kids) camping at Bracelands near Symonds Yat for the bank holiday weekend. As we were in Symonds Yat on the Saturday we thought we'd see if we could do canoeing the next day, although given the size of...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Group of 8 day trip on canoes. a couple of members of staff were unhelpful, rude and in some cases downright authoritarian. When they forced us to put our cool box into their hands and failed to secure the lid so that it blew off...More

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WyedeanCanoe, Owner at Wyedean Canoe Day Trips And Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Wye oh Wye indeed!!! It is most unfortunate that most privileged human beings have access to modern technology such as a television and therefore have the opportunity to witness the investment made into specsavers adverts. Extensive signage regarding no alcohol as well as signed terms...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a very professional company who are very efficient and safety conscious . We arrived after booking a canoe trip a few days in advance. We were quickly directed to get the supplied kit of buoyancy aid , paddle and barrel ( to store...More

1  Thank Jenny G
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great couple of days at Wyedean, we did 3 different activities and we loved everyone! SUP boarding, climbing and kayaking. The instructors looked after us really well and couldn’t do enough to help us and the kids. Highly recommend this company. We will...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Hired two Canadian style canoes for an hour. Good briefing before we set off. Pleasant paddle up the river and came back on a gentle current. One or two younger idiots who were out of control 'bumped' into my wife's canoe but no real harm...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

First and foremost, the canoeing is brilliant. However, considering that the customers are effectively paying the wages, the girl behind the counter is downright rude and the sort of person that could do with learning a few manners, and the son of the owner behaves...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

The half day canoe hire is great for beginners and takes about three hours. You are taken in a mini bus upstream to the start point which makes it convenient for finishing back at the car park. The staff are friendly , helpful and provide...More

Thank Mel S
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centremanager2000, Manager at Wyedean Canoe Day Trips And Activity Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

We love it when people enjoy themselves with us. We are a very busy centre, looking after 1-300 people each day on the canoes, we try very hard to give people the care and attention they deserve. The natural beauty around us provides the rest....More

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