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Canoe Hire and Camping Adventures on the Beautiful River Trent and the Trent and Mersey Canal.
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| Poplars Farm Twyford, Barrow upon Trent DE73 7HJ, England
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+44 7876 751599
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Holidaying in Derbyshire (and staying in Swadlincote), this is one of the top activities which came up for ‘what’s on nearby’. Lovely day canoeing on the Trent canal with our boys (aged 12 and 10). Robin was a brilliant host, very knowledgeable about the local...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Jose R, Owner at Trent Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really hope to see you again soon. Thanks Robin

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Completed the 8.5 mile paddle today for charity as a whole team. We had a fantastic day with stunning views . Robin was incredibly supportive and accomodating for the whole team. Completely recommend Trent Adventure.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katie S
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Great trip - gave us a completely different view of where we live - we had no idea any of this beautiful scenery was on our doorstep. Great advice Great service Great equipment Great fun for all ages Will definitely do another trip soon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jason B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our 9 mile canoeing trip. Lovely time had by all, great organisation- would highly recommend them

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank M3521KBheleng
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Such a great, fun thing to do with grumpy teens who won't leave their bedroom!Robin and his team make everything flow effortlessly. Great instructions and full equipment provided.The route is stunningly beautiful. Calm water, hanging willow trees and lovely views. We will definitely be back!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie H
Jose R, Owner at Trent Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

So glad you both enjoyed your paddle, and thank you for leaving a super review. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers Robin

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly welcome from Robbie. My wife was quite nervous about the experience but was put at ease by the calm and friendly explanations and complete safety brief. Really nice morning on the river. Would definitely consider coming again for another go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scott C
Jose R, Owner at Trent Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for leaving a review. It's always great to hear when people who were initially unsure about canoeing end up having a good time! Thanks Robin

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous time today on the river! We were 3 girls (can we still be called girls in our 30s?!) in one canoe and did the taster session from Twyford to the Crewe and Harper Pub. It was much easier than we anticipated (but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely top notch service, staff are very very helpful and provide an excellent level of care and attention. We were very well provided for and had a really great day, and are greatly looking forward to doing this again. 10/10 recommend these guys to anyone...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jack A
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

went on the taster session with my 12 year old son, both of us loved it,a brilliant afternoon, staff friendly and very helpful, cannot wait to do it again,thankyou,dave and Thomas.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jose R, Owner at Trent Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thanks for your great review. Lovely to meet you both. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Cheers Robin.

Reviewed August 7, 2018

The booking was easy, the location is perfect, the river canoe was peaceful the staff were great - i couldn't recommend this enough.

Date of experience: August 2018
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