Hourly Canoe Hire

Our Riverside Canoe Centre is on the East Bank Of The River Wye in Herefordshire.Symonds Yat East Riverside

This is where you can try canoeing for an hour or two with friends or family. The current around Symonds Yat East is gentle, so after a short safety briefing (in which you will be shown how to canoe, what to look out for and a few rules and tips) You paddle gently up stream for two thirds of your time and then turn around and paddle back to us.

Its great fun, nice, easy and simple. Available for any age from 4 upwards. Each Customer is provided with a Buoyancy aid, paddle and a water resistant barrel for you to take some belongings with you.

Symonds Yat East is a small Hamlet in the Heart of the Wye Valley. Not only is it the perfect place to go canoeing but there are also some fantastic places to eat, great woodland walks and stunning scenery.

From only £20 Per Hour for Two People!

This is not pre-bookable. It is first come first served. On nice sunny days we will be busy, Best to come in the morning.
We will always do our best to accommodate you and your needs.

Canoe for Hire on the River Wye

Canoes are for 2 people, 3 people or 2 adults and 2 small children.

These are the American Indian style canoes (open top, no enclosure)

These are powered by a Single blade paddle.
Our Canoes are chosen for their stability and ease of use for beginners. Canoes can be Lashed together to create a more stable platform if required.

Sit On Top Kayak Hire on the River Wye

Sparred Canoes?

Kayaks for Hire on the River Wye

Kayaks are only available to hire for those with previous experience that can competently paddle and have been trained how to perform a capsize.

Our Kayaks are Dagger Approach’s in two Different Sizes.

If we are in any doubt that their experience does not meet our required level we will not hire out kayaks.

Sit On Top Kayak Hire on the River Wye

Sit on Top Kayaks are great fun surf style Boats.

These are available as Single person or Two Person, Each Person is required to wear a helmet and buoyancy aid whilst using our kayaks.

You will get wet from the waist down on a Sit on Top Kayak. No Experience is necessary.

Our Centre Hire is not pre-bookable. It is on a first come first served basis. Mornings are generally quieter than afternoons.

To get to our centre please use HR9 6JL for Sat Nav’s but Follow the Brown Signs for SYMONDS YAT EAST as you get close.

If you get lost please call us on 01600 890 129 and we will do our best to help you.

♦ Please bring a change of clothes with you (hopefully you will not capsize but just incase)
♦ There must be someone of 18 in charge of each canoe.
♦ Please bring some photo ID to leave with us whilst you are out.