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Canoe the Wye

Canoeing trips down the Wye Valley. Choose from Half a day canoe hire right up to a 4 day canoeing and camping Adventure.

Attraction in or near Symonds Yat


Canoe Hire in the Wye Valley based at Symonds Yat.

We cater for family days out, couples looking for an adventure, groups of friends having fun, corporate team building and even 4 day expedition holidays.

We transport you from our canoe hire centre in Symonds Yat West, up river for the start of your canoe trip and you paddle (downstream) back to us.

Depending on how long you want to hire a canoe for will depend on how far upstream from Symonds Yat we will take you.

        Duration       Start point - Finish Point

  • ½ day      Kerne Bridge - Symonds Yat
  • ¾ day      Kerne Bridge - Symonds Yat
  • 1 day       Ross on Wye - Symonds Yat
  • 2 days     Hoarwithy - Symonds Yat
  • 3 days     Hereford - Symonds Yat

See our trip page for more details


Or to make a reservation visit our website


Opening Times

The canoeing season runs from April through to October. During this period we are open 7 days a week 9am - 5pm.

Please book in advance to avoid disappointment, as weekends and peak season tends to be busy. 

Bookings can be made online anytime, right up to midnight for the following day.

See our trip page for more details


Or to make a reservation visit our website



  • Activities
  • Adventure
  • Attraction
  • Booking Recommended
  • Canoeing and Kayaking
  • Children welcome
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Disabled toilets
  • Dog Friendly
  • Facilities for groups
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Group Activities
  • Nature
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Single sex groups accepted
  • Sport


Paddocks Hotel Grounds
Symonds Yat West
O/S Ref: SO 556167

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We are located in the grounds of the:

Paddocks Hotel,
Symonds Yat West,

Look out for the entrance to the hotel on the left as you pass through the village. Sat nav's will take you past the entrance and on to the Ferry Inn - we are not at the Ferry Inn.

So shortly after you pass the Wye Knot Inn you will see the hotel entrance. Pass under the Paddocks Hotel sign. We are at the rear of the hotel, through a gateway.

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  • Symonds Yat