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Heatwave on the Way

Forecasters are predicting a some fantastic weather is on the way for the UK starting mid April and lasting right through May. After the very wet winter this is excellent news and lets hope they have it right this time. So now is a good time to book your canoe trip with us at Wye Canoes or maybe take advantage of our unbeatable Sunday Canoeing & Trekking offer of only […]

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Canoe Hire this Weekend, Last Chance Maybe!

With the weather improving and the River Wye returning closer to its normal level it looks like we could have an excellent weekend for canoeing. We are not far from what we call our “guiding only season” where we will only allow customers out on the river accompanied by guides for safety, but this weekend as the weather is still quite warm we may have a nice weekend for customers […]

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Worst of the storms miss the Wye Valley

As Southern Britain and Wales are battered by strong winds and flooding we didn’t seem to fair too bad here at Wye Canoes in the Wye Valley. River levels at Ross are over 2 metres higher than normal this afternoon at 2.5 metres and will probably rise higher over the next few hours, but it looks like we missed the worst of the predicted weather. The strongest wind recorded was on […]

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Canoe Hire Season Starts..almost..

With March 1st coming around faster than expected that signals the start of the canoe hire season, but as with most years the actual start of the canoe hire season is dependant on environmental conditions; river height, water temp etc…and although the river level is back to normal we are still in a bit of a cold spell. Air temperature here in the Wye gorge is maxing out at about […]

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Massive River Levels

With river levels at 4.25m this morning at Ross and it continuing to rain the flooding can only get worse. The Ferrie Inn car park has again been claimed by water and the road to Symonds Yat West has gone. If river levels continue to rise then more businesses will suffer as flood water makes it way further across land. When will it stop raining? Lets hope for a drier […]

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Flood Alerts on the River Wye

Flood alerts have been issued by the Environmental Agency this morning for the river Wye. Ross levels are expected to peak tomorrow afternoon at over 3 metres, so watch for the debris coming down river if you are out paddling. Click here for more info. It’s also pretty much the last chance to get your Wye Canoes Christmas Vouchers in the post, although we will still be emailing out vouchers […]

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River Levels Still High

After all the heavy rain the River Wye is still in flood still, following a brief drop in the levels on Sunday it’s back up again today at 4.24m today at Ross and still rising, that’s 3m above normal levels and bringing all sorts of debris down stream. It’s broken its banks in numerous places and too high even for guided canoe trips.

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High Winds and High River Levels

It’s a little breezy down here in the Wye Valley, with 70mph winds today we have had to batten down the hatches to ride out the storm. It was a little too late for tipi though I’m afraid and although we had hitched up the sides it couldn’t take the gusts and ended up on the floor. Let’s hope the winds and the river levels drop a bit for some […]

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A Misty Start in Symonds Yat Gorge

After a cold night and frost it’s a misty start here in Symonds Yat Gorge, with a blue sky and bright sun trying to break through the mist it looks like it’s going to be a beautiful day. River Levels on the River Wye have risen slightly to 1.4m at Ross, it’s a great day to be on the river.

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Podracer Fun on the River Wye Tomorrow

As water levels are pretty high at the moment we will be running our podracers tomorrow from Ross to Symonds Yat. Each raft has a guide attached to the back of it and its a great and safe way to enjoy the river at this time of year and in these conditions. There are still some places left for tomorrow and at the reduced rate of only £25 per person. […]

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