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Wye Canoes Ltd

Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
+44 1600 890027
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Great Day

My daughter and I had a day on the river, what a great day out, parking easy, good briefing and... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
David B
via mobile
Great time

Many thanks to Ben for a great 3 and a bit hours on (and in for some) the water. Good instruction... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Peter B
via mobile
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Based in beautiful Symonds Yat on the banks of the Wye, Wye Canoes are the Premier Adventure Company in the Wye Valley and provide highly Experienced and Professional Canoe, Kayak & Bike Hire, River Guiding, Paddlesport Instruction, Climbing, Bushcraft, Gorge Walking etc. With the best location and the most experienced Instructors we have everything you need for an unforgettable experience for a half day, full day or multi-day trip anywhere along the Wye Valley and both Bunkhouse and B&B accommodation is available. We hold an AALA license for Youth Groups and are an approved BCU Centre and Duke of Edinburgh Activity Provider.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had a day on the river, what a great day out, parking easy, good briefing and simple admin at the start point. Good safety briefing at start point, then it's off downstream..... can be hard going if the wind is against...More

Thank David B
Stuart W, Owner at Wye Canoes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and I'm so glad you and your daughter enjoyed your trip. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Many thanks to Ben for a great 3 and a bit hours on (and in for some) the water. Good instruction, good games and a good introduction to the rapids. Highly recommended.More

Thank Peter B
Stuart W, Owner at Wye Canoes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback and I'm really glad you enjoyed your time with us, we pride ourselves on having the best instructors and guides in the Wye Valley and with the awesome location we hope to provide the best experiences whether that be topping up...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our first canoeing experience and definitely not our last. We had all the help and advice we needed beforehand (our favourite being "try not to capsize!"), service was friendly and the trip up the river was beautiful and peaceful. Would highly recommend.

Thank jackelsi
Stuart W, Owner at Wye Canoes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thanks for the great review and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trips down the Wye. The kit all seemed good. The canoe is quite heavy for a lone paddler ... I had intermittent assistance from the moody eight year-old. Views and wildlife were fantastic. Only downside was waiting for launch. After being...More

1  Thank R G
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Rented a canoe for the family (2 adults and 2x small children) for half day. Dropped at Kerne bride and paddled down to symmonds yat for about 3 hours. Dealt with by adults upon arrival, full kit provided and fitted correctly, given a full briefing...More

Thank DCX452
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stuart provided us with everything we needed including an excellent Old Town 169 Canadian canoe, life jackets, water tight barrels and his advice and expertise for a brilliant weekend. Highly recommend this relaxed and friendly company!

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had a lovely relaxing time canoeing the Wye. Staff from Wye Canoe friendly and helpful, all equipment provided was fine. However, logistically they were useless. We had to wait an hour at the start before the boats turned up so we could get on the...More

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I took my daughters (30 & 26) and they loved it....We had a great day... I was expecting it to be good, but it was fantastic. I can highly recommend this wonderful experience. We will be back....Thank you.

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Three of us had planned a four day trip down the river Wye but at the last minute one member of the group pulled out with a suspected maldivitus. So there were just two of us who travelled down to Symond's Yat for our pre-arranged...More

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We hired a canoe for the afternoon and despite my never having canoed previously and my partners limited experience, not only did we remain dryish, but we had a serene few hours paddling down the river Wye from Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat. Absolutely worth...More

Thank John M
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MarkMahoney
14 March 2017|
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Response from Stuart W | Property representative |
Hi Mark, yes there is parking near the launch sites and some are free and some is pay and display.
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