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Address: Wilton Road | Ross on Wye, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5JA, England
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+44 1600 890470

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Used this company twice so far!

My partner and I hired the canoes for half a day. We were dropped off at one part of the river and we rowed back down to our campsite where this company is based (River Wye... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2016
Roxanne L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I hired the canoes for half a day. We were dropped off at one part of the river and we rowed back down to our campsite where this company is based (River Wye Camping). The weather was lovely and we stopped for a bite to eat along the way. Would highly reccommend!

Thank Roxanne L
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Had a great day, all very well organised by Mark and the gang. They were really accommodating and even kind enough to give us a lift back when we got a bit stranded! Would highly recommend!

Thank awrc1989
Newbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We had a two day hire arranged and Mark & team couldn't have been more helpful. They were flexible on the drop-in and pick-up times and locations. All equipment included and we enjoyed a thoroughly good weekend.

Thank Nigel B
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Picture this. You and 10 mates sat in boats rafted together floating down river. The sun is out and you have a drink in hand. There's music playing and laughs all round. This is the weekend that we just had and we will be doing it again every year! You simply HAVE to give this a go. Saturday we started... More 

Thank Jonathan M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Came yesterday with my 9 year old son, his grandad, his uncle and a friend. Had a 2 and 3 person canoe and we all had great fun. 14 mile trip down the river which my son loved. Stopped off for a roast at the pub on route and took around 6-7 hours for the whole trip including food. River... More 

Thank Alittletipple
Newbury, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

I came here on Friday morning with a group of friends...the course was a nice gentle flow along the river...Mark was very friendly and helpful, his instructions were short and sweet...stay safe, but have fun. We were all given life vests, and two barrels to store phones and wallets etc in...we had great weather which made it all the better!!!!!... More 

Thank FCCandPJCC
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

We were very lucky to have a beautiful day but the river would be lovely on most days. Wonderful scenery, kingfishers and water birds and not as scary as I thought it might be. The canoe company were very helpful and efficient with all the equipment provided and you are taken to the launch site and picked up at the... More 

Thank Annie M
Rhayader, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

For Father's day I got my husband (and the rest of us!) A days canoeing and it was great! The river Wye is stunning and I saw so many kingfishers I lost count! It felt like that song 'summertime and the living is easy, fish are jumping and the cotton is high!' We grounded, lost paddles (and found them again!)... More 

Thank rosyspex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

We were lucky enough to have been given a Groupon Voucher and so spent the day canoeing from Ross on Wye to Symonds Yat. Mark was really helpful, gave a comprehensive safety talk and general hints on what to expect. I am therefore very surprised when reading the 2 reviews which gave a very different story. The route itself can... More 

Thank Aldergate
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

The river was beautiful with lots of wildlife and a very entertaining trip. On the other hand Mark the owner was , unhelpful, intrusive and sarcastic. Will not be using this company again for our river wye adventures.

5 Thank diablosilva
riverwyecanoehire, Owner at The River Wye Canoe Hire Company, responded to this review

I write in response to your review of my company. I do apologise if you thought I was sarcastic on the day of your trip. I have been in this business over 20 years and typically I am totally professional, that's why we get hundreds of repeat customers year on year. Please accept my apologies. More 

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