Wye Canoes

Outdoor Activities

Wye Canoes

Wye Canoes are adventure experts with years of experience providing professional and friendly canoe & kayak hire, mountain bike hire, guided river trips, expert tuition and courses on the River Wye and the River Usk as well as a range of outdoor activities and multi activity adventures in the Wye Valley!

Canoeing the River Wye is one outdoor experience not to be missed, voted by the WWF as the public’s favourite river! So whether it’s running the rapids at Symonds Yat or just taking a lazy cruise through stunning scenery of the Wye Valley, come and experience this unique river for yourselves. Wye Canoes offers great outdoor activities to suit everyone’s tastes.

Experience this stunning local at its best with our affordable half/full or multi-day professionally guided river trips, or if it’s just the equipment you’re after then look no further than our self guided river trips either which are perfect for small or large groups and beginners to experienced canoeists.

Our equipment is modern, safe and reliable and we have highly trained, experienced river guides and instructors who will ensure you get the most out of your day out and are on hand should you need any friendly tips or advice.

We offer great value adventure experiences which often combine exciting outdoor activities with canoeing or kayaking, or you can have a fun day out climbing, caving, gorge scrambling, hiking, orienteering, mountain biking or learning bushcraft and survival skills in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean.

These adventure experience packages are ideal for large groups, corporate team building, and stag or hen parties. We also provide professional one to one instruction to develop your canoe and kayak skills, plus a range of courses in coaching paddlesport, bushcraft and survival, first aid and safety & rescue.

Based in Symonds Yat West, on the edge of the Forest of Dean between Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth, we offer all these fantastic activities and outdoor pursuits to take advantage of our idyllic location at the heart of the Wye Valley.


Ross-on-Wye is regarded as being the ideal holiday centre to explore the Wye ValleyHerefordshireGloucestershire and as far as Monmouthshire in Wales. From cider making to arts and crafts, from the industrial legacy of the Forest of Dean and its woods and hills to its towns and villages, all are within striking distance of the town.

The River Wye offers the best fishing, canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding in Herefordshire.

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Ross-on-Wye HR9 6BY Symonds Yat West Leisure Park, Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6DA, UK
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