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Canoe Trail

129 reviews
Bedford, United Kingdom
About Canoe Trail
Enjoy an authentic rural adventure on our beautiful rivers. After a little bank tuition,hop in one of Canadian Canoes or kayaks and paddle your way through stunning countryside, for a half, full or two day adventure.Pack a picnic,pack the dog, bring the kids and enjoy your day.Relax by camping at our private woodland on the water, unwind around the campfire with only the starry skies above you.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic resource! The woodland campsite is a welcome retreat from the business of Bedford town center. Nestled in a small village and just off the main river, you can escape from reality with a camp fire and good company. The staff are friendly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Watermilltearooms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I recently took a double kayak from Kempston-Cardington with Canoe Trail and had a great time. Very professional and very friendly and everything was included. We'll definitely be back.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

A great week's canoeing in Scotland. Over the course of the week this took in Loch Insh, Loch Ness, Rivers Beauly and Spey (two days on the latter) and Loch Maree. Being on the water, amidst the grandeur of such spectacular scenery, was awesome (and,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

60 ' s music weekend. Albeit I was not a music fan at age 7 you will be amazed at the quality of the bands on offer and the variety of music played. It's all live and the people are real legends. It's a must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank westoning
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Just came back from Scotland canoeing with canoe Trial what an amazing company. The instructors have such high standards and ensure not only safety is paramount but tailor the trip to meet all expectations. One of the best weeks I’ve ever had.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Craigdimenty
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Just got back from a week with the canoe trail guys via a trip with woodland ways. What an amazing way to see the beautiful countryside. The weather was 👌 which I believe is down to guide Aaron (well he took the credit anyway!). All...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WorcestershireBobman
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I haven’t been kayaking for 18 years or so and I must say it was an experience! Being on the water makes me feel uneasy but it was great and I felt so safe. I was racking my brain all day thinking of something to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Georgina F
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

What a fun afternoon paddle boarding on the river. Richard is professional fun and friendly, he really looked after us. He's the kind of person who'll pitch the experience to whatever your needs and abilities are. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Clare79Bedford
Reviewed October 4, 2018

At Blunham Young Farmers we are always looking for new and exciting meeting ideas and once again all of the team at Canoe Trail helped us achieve this! Every one of our members had a fantastic evening, canoeing, paddle boarding and boating along Bedford River....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BlunhamYoungFarmers
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Went kayaking with a group of friends for her birthday. What a great experience! Met the instructors at the riverside entry point and given a very clear and concise briefing with safety tips. The instructors were brilliant very personable and experienced and made it fun...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Ross E
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Ashley K | Property representative |
Hi there we can host you for sure on these activities, you need to book in pairs as we dont do hire as an individual. You can join one of our courses. many thanks Rich
May 27, 2017|
Response from Stephen C |
Hi there. you can contact Rich and the team directly via their website. Type CanoeTrail Bedford into google and use the 'Contact us' section. They can discus costings with you as well. It would a great thing to do with the... More