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Canoeing and Bushcraft in the Wye Valley

Wye Canoes Guided River Trip & Bushcraft Day

A Fantastic Way to see the 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 of Dean 12 months of the year. In summer 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. In autumn the forest colours are simply an amazing array of golds and reds, 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 sometimes 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 Canoeing & Bushcraft
  • Learn facinating ancient bushcraft techniques
  • Highly experienced instructors
  • Voted Britain’s best river in 2010
  • Rafted canoe options available
  • Everything provided to make a perfect day out
  • For a Two Day option see our Canoeing & Bushcraft Weekend
  • Only £65 per person – Minimum 4 persons

Activity Information Facts:

  • Minimum Age – 7 Years Old
  • Fitness Level – Low
  • Difficulty – Easy
  • Start time – 9am
  • Duration – Canoeing 2.5 hours, Bushcraft 2.5 hours
  • Time of Year – All Year Round
  • Location – Symonds Yat
  • Finish Time – 5pm

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

Wye Valley Canoe & Bushcraft Trips

Your Wye Valley Canoe & Bushcraft adventure starts with you meeting us at Ye Old Ferrie Inn followed by Introductions and getting you kitted out for the day with buoyancy aids, dry bags or barrels for whatever you wish to take with you and then a paddle and safety briefing before we are off to Kerne Bridge just below Goodrich Castle to begin the paddle.

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, finishing back in time for lunch at the wonderful Ye Old Ferrie Inn.

After lunch you will meet up with your instructor again and make your way up the gorge to our private bushcraft area, where they will introduce you to fire starting techniques and how to set up a natural camp area, once you have the fire going you will get the try other skills such as; bow drills, axe skills, plant identification and other bushcraft techniques.

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 Cooking Bushcraft Food in the Forest of Dean Walking through the amazing ancient woodland of the Forest of Dean

Contact us to book or call 01600 890027



Based At (Meeting Point B): Riverside, Behind Paddocks Hotel, Symonds Yat West, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 6BL
Registered Office & Contact Address:
Hillcrest, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 6BN
Phone: 01600 890027
Mobile: 07789 895082

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