Call 01600 891 376 to book this trip.

9 mile Paddle with time for a Picnic

Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat East

Paddle 9 miles down the River Wye in the stunning Wye Valley countryside, with time to stop for a riverside picnic

This leisurely trip is perfect for friends and families, couples and birthday parties.

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Wyedean Canoe Hire - Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat East - River Wye Trip

Wyedean Canoe Hire - Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat East. Paddle 9 miles down the River Wye with time for a picnic. Call 01600 891376 to book.

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¾ Day Trip - Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat East

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If you can't find the answer to your question, please give us a call on 01600 891 376

The ¾ day trip is 9 miles. Whilst you can paddle this in 3 hours, You have until 16:30 to return all canoes.

This trip is great for those who have canoed a little before and those whom are experienced alike.

We give every participant a safety brief which goes through:

  • How to Paddle
  • Things to look out for (Minor Hazards on the way down)
  • What to do if you accidentally capsize
    (should not happen if you listen to the points above)
  • Emergency Contact Details
    (again not that you will need it if you have listened to the above points)

Sadly the local parish council charge £2 per boat to launch at Kerne Bridge. Whilst this is against our wishes it is currently a necessary evil.

This is payable in cash upon check-in and goes directly to the launch site operators.

There is a large Pay & Display car park right next to our centre.

On sunny days please leave plenty of time to find a space and purchase a ticket before your arrival time.

Yes, as long as they are well behaved, not tied into the boat and are no bigger than an average Labrador.

Please be sensible if bringing your dog with you, especially in hot weather!

Yes, 90% of all canoe hire is unaccompanied unless we deem it necessary to guide you down the river because of the conditions on the day.

If we choose to accompany you, it is not intended to be invasive nor does it spoil your time on the water, it is there to help keep you safe.

If the water levels are higher than normal and we are still safe to operate, one of our highly qualified instructors will guide you down the river with a small number of other people. We still get you out to enjoy the trip but in a safe controlled manner.

If the lovely British weather decides to rain on the day of your activity, we will still go ahead.

We ask you to bring the appropriate clothing and the right attitude to have some fun.

If we deem the weather to be unsafe, we will postpone or cancel your booking. This is at our discretion.

Sorry, as a duty of care to all river users, the environment and the locals who live in the area, we operate a zero tolerance on any alcohol or glass bottles.

We reserve the right to check before allowing you out on the water. If you want to have a drink please do the responsible thing, enjoy your canoe trip and then visit one of the fine establishments right next to the canoe centre upon your return.

You will have enough time to stop for at least an hour on your way down.

Take a picnic and we will show you a delightful place to stop and enjoy it.

Our minimum age is 4 years old. All children under 12 must be accompanied by at least 2 fit & healthy adults.

We would highly recommend pre-booking to avoid disappointment. We may have some availability on the day, so please call us on 01600 891 376 and we will do our best to fit you in.

The maximum weight of a person must not exceed 17 stone or 110kg – With a maximum weight of 34 stone or 230kg in a canoe including clothing and any gear.

Wear clothes appropriate to the conditions. Whilst the chances of you getting wet are slim, it may happen. Bring a change of clothes just in case. Footwear must be worn at all times. No flip flops, ‘Crocs’ or Wellington boots.

A Family Canoe can accommodate 2 small adults and 2 children under hip height, along with a small bag of necessary kit.

Please note that if you book a Family Canoe and you exceed the height/weight limit, you will be required to hire an additional canoe if one is available on the day.

You CANNOT get 4 adults in a family canoe.

Upon booking we take payment in full. This reserves your spaces and you will receive a confirmation email which will inform you on all the details of the activity you have booked. Including what to wear and how to find us.

Sorry, we cannot allow anyone who is pregnant to participate in any of our activities.

We pride ourselves on safety and are proudly accredited by the leading bodies in our industry
We pride ourselves on safety and are proudly accredited by the leading bodies in our industry

 

Wyedean Canoe Hire – Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat East – River Wye Trip.

Wyedean Canoe Hire – Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat East. Paddle 9 miles down the River Wye with time for a picnic. Call 01600 891376 to book.