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Canoeing and Guided Wye Valley Walk

Wye Canoes Unique Guided River Trip & Wye Valley Walk

A Fantastic Way to see discover the stunning Wye Valley All Year Round

A fantastic all Year Round activity, experience the stunning Wye Valley and its unique scenery and wildlife along the river and in the magical forest 12 months of the year. Often the river is shrouded in mist first thing in the morning as we launch, and as the mist clears the stunning scenery emerges and the sun breaks through, wildlife calls as you paddle your way through the gorge and onto Symonds Yat for lunch. In winter we wrap you up nice and warm and raft your canoes to avoid any chance of capsizing, you just drift down the river taking in the wildlife and fantastic surroundings.  You are accompanied by Highly Experienced Guides, to teach you how to paddle, help identify wildlife, answer questions about the environment, and of course deal with any safety issues and make sure you have a great day out!

Experienced Guides to accompany you on your trip View from Yat Rock Quick break below Symonds Yat Rock viewpoint and cliff faces where the Peregrines nest
  • Unique combination of Guided Canoeing and Walking Tour
  • Paddle this majestic river before lunch* at a 15c riverside Inn (*not included)
  • Voted as the public’s favourite river 2010
  • Discover King Arthurs Cave, a see the fantastic wildlife
  • Highly experienced local guides
  • Rafted canoe options available for a very stable option
  • Everything provided to make a perfect day out
  • Only £60 per person- Minimum 4 persons

Activity Information Facts:

  • Minimum Age – 6 Years Old
  • Fitness Level – Low to Moderate
  • Difficulty – Easy to Moderate
  • Start time – 9am
  • Duration – Canoeing 2.5 hours, walking 2.5 hours
  • Time of Year – All year round
  • Location - Symonds Yat and Great Doward
  • Finish Time – 5pm

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01600 890027.

Wye Valley Canoe & Hiking Trips 02

Your Canoe & Wye Valley Walking Tour starts with you meeting us in Symonds Yat West followed by Introductions to your Guides for the day we then kit you out with safety equipment and dry bags and barrels to for your personal belongings and whatever you wish to take with you and then some paddle instruction and a safety briefing before we are off to Kerne Bridge just below Goodrich Castle to begin your Wye Valley Adventure.

Accompanied by our Highly Experienced Guides your trip takes you through some magnificent scenery following the river as it meanders down through the spectacular Wye Valley. The river passes under the well renowned view point of Symonds Yat Rock, which is also famous for its peregrine falcons, where we will have a short break for a nice cup of tea before carrying on to a riverside pub for some lunch.

After a relaxing riverside lunch you and your guide will your way up the gorge to the Great Doward which is just across the border from Wales and 3 miles from Monmouth. The great Doward area is marked as “extensive stratified limestone mountains” the area is woody with wild evalations interspersed with tame swells and hollows. The whole area is part of an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) you will get to visit Seven Sisters View Point and King Arthurs Cave, a limestone cave 285ft above the River Wye with a double interconnected entrance and two main chambers, there is evidence that the cave was occupied by man for over 20,000 years, prehistoric animal bones of hyena, rhinoceros, bison, lion, bear, reindeer, horse and giant deer were discovered 11ft below the caves current floor.

Known as the Birthplace of British Tourism following on from the publication of William Gilpin’s “Observations of the River Wye”, which created the picturesque movement, you can also experience first hand some of the most stunning scenery and wildlife in the British Isles.

Boats moared up for lunch at Ye Old Ferrie Inn Fabulous Autumn Colours from Three Sisters Rocks loooking over The River Wye Walking through the amazing ancient woodland of the Forest of Dean

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Based At (Meeting Point): Pay & Display Car Park, Symonds Yat West Leisure Park, Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 6DA
Registered Office & Contact Address:
Hillcrest, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 6BN
Phone: 01600 890027
Mobile: 07789 895082
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