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The 2-3 hr canoe hire to paddle between Fordwich and Grove Ferry was a wonderful adventure along a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jozef F
London, United Kingdom
Half day canoe trip

A beautiful stretch of river - paddling from Fordwich to Grove Ferry took us about 2 hours 10... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Canoe hire for the whole family, learn to canoe courses & guided trips. Find us just outside Canterbury in a beautiful peaceful countryside location. Start canoeing from Fordwich or Grove Ferry Country Park.
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King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The 2-3 hr canoe hire to paddle between Fordwich and Grove Ferry was a wonderful adventure along a beautiful stretch of river. Everything was excellently organised by Canoe Wild. Highly recommended

Thank Jozef F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful stretch of river - paddling from Fordwich to Grove Ferry took us about 2 hours 10 minutes. A very relaxing afternoon; the staff at each end we very laid back and welcoming, and they provide a lift back to your car once you've...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful way to spend a day on the river. Excellent service, very efficient and friendly. River very clear and peaceful. Good to go with kids.

Thank Kungla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to do try building for a hen do and it was absolutely brilliant! We had so much fun and the staff were so accommodating when or rafts all failed to even make it into the water!! We especially loved the extra touches that...More

Thank lelias162018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired two double kayaks as a family of four last week. The equipment was fine and the staff were very friendly and efficient but we just thought that it wasn't that great value. It cost us £ 48 per kayak for what was meant...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time on the Stour with Canoe Wild, the staff were very friendly and helpful, all in all a terrific experience...

Thank Claire T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this place advertised at Nethergong campsite, and took our 5- and 2-year olds for an hour’s paddle. They loved it, and the staff were so friendly and helpful. We called ahead to book but had no problem getting in that afternoon, and they...More

Thank Lorna K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here twice, the first time was a taster for an hour with my 2 grandchildren for an hour in a Canadian canoe, the next week we were back for 3 hours Fordwich to Grove ferry. Tremendous fun we parked up a grove...More

Thank Dominic E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did a one hour double kayak. We will be going back for the three and a half hour one next time. We really enjoyed it and the customer service was second to none. See you soon Canoe Wild and thank you

Thank Suzie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely brilliant day, despite the heavy rain. canoe wild activities are great highly recommended.

Thank Louis G
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from giggers79 | Reviewed this property |
Yes river is okay to swim in. I walk my dog there every day and he goes in all the time.
Andrea B
May 17, 2018|
Response from Canoe_Wild | Property representative |
Hi, you can book online through the website or give us a call and we are happy to book you in. We look forward to seeing you on the river soon.