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Wyedean Canoe Day Trips And Activity Centre

Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England
01600 890238
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Ranked #8 of 12 Activities in Ross-on-Wye
Type: Tours
Description: A Family Run Centre, Providing the most Professional and Qualified Canoe Hire and Adventure Activities in the area.
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English first
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Decided whilst on holiday I would have a go at canoeing!! My husband kayaks regularly but I don't... Given the equipment and paddles and a safety briefing then taken by minibus to kerne bridge for a 9 mile paddle back down, beautiful scenery but boy was it hard work with the wind against you, a couple of stretches of moderately... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Energetic and beautiful way to shed stress and pounds. I have spent much of my life around boats: sailing, rowing ,windsurfing, narrowboats and kayaks, but have never actually been in a canoe before and very much enjoyed the two days I spent on the river Wye with my family courtesy of the folks at Wyedean. We stayed under canvas at... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

An idyllic three day canoe hire experience stopping @ various locations en-route through the most wonderful landscape at a perfect pace. Once a swift and efficient safety briefing was executed and we were dropped at our starting point we begun to get to grips with the logistics of steering the canoe and as we improved the whole thing became more... More

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Stamford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in the campsite which was basic but perfectly adequate. Toilet blocks were clean and showers were hot. Scenery was stunning and the pub 100yds up the road serves excellent beer! Cooked breakfast at the local hotel was extremely good and provided a little bit of luxury. Canoed from Ross back down to Symonds Yat (15 miles/5 hours)... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Looked for something a bit different and decided to do the 3 hour (9 mile) down stream paddle to Symonds Yat. You are kitted out and are given a safety briefing about the kayak and the route, then taken by mini bus up stream to ross on wye for departure. We chose to do the 1000-1300 trip, a wise choice... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Paddled from Ross on Wye to Symonds Yat and only capsized once....had a great day with family, kids. Excellent organisation; instructors are patient, professional and knowledgeable. Camped here too.

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

After many requests from our children finally gave in and booked a canoe trip. I am so pleased we did. Had an amazing time. The whole experience was great. From the lovely Jo in the office who booked us all in , to the fantastic wyedean boys who made sure we all had a blast. Was slightly nervous I will... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We arrived 10mins late for a full days canoeing and they wouldn't let us out on the river at all or even refund some of the money. Very rude and helpful staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Just returned from a 4hr paddle from Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat. Most enjoyable, quite hard work in some places especially when the wind picked up. Centre is very well run, and have used before with Scouts, thoroughly recommend.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My eight year old twin boys and I had a brilliant time with our guide Tom. The guidance was great and Tom encouraged the boys to lead the way on various of the routes and squeezes and we played one of the best games of hide and seek ever in a cavern underground. A real adventure whilst at all times... More

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