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River Wye | Racquety Farm, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
+44 1497 820604
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Best laugh ever

We're 2 middle aged people with no experience in canoeing and didn't know what to expect other than... read more

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Someone S
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Its the little things that make tge difference

What a fantastic experience, I've done boating around the world BUT this is a great little outfit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Canoeing on the River Wye We invite you to 'get away from it all' and discover the beauty of the River Wye. The Wye is one of the most beautiful rivers in the British Isles and one of the few you can navigate, without restriction, for over 100 miles. It meanders through picturesque countryside to where it joins the River Severn at Chepstow and is well populated with wild life. Herons, Cormorants, Kingfishers, Swans and Otters are frequently seen. This peaceful setting is the ideal place to spend a few hours, a day or even a week. Hire a canoe. Leave your car on our free riverside car-park. Take a picnic (we provide barrels)... ...then canoe downstream. We will pick you up, Free of Charge, from one of the designated access points and return you to your car. Should you have any distance to travel to return home, bring along a change of clothing in case you get wet! Wear something old to paddle in, together with old trainers, sandals or 'crocs' - NO WELLINGTONS. Don't forget your sun-cream and hat if it is sunny. If you decide to go for a few days or a week we can provide you with details of camp-sites and directions to the nearest pub for an evening meal. Again, we pick you up at the end of your holiday and bring you back to Hay and your car. For those who prefer home comforts, there are a few B&B establishments along the Wye. (It is advisable for people to have had some experience before going on the river - particularly those taking children).
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River Wye | Racquety Farm, Hay-on-Wye, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We're 2 middle aged people with no experience in canoeing and didn't know what to expect other than we might get a bit wet!! Well it turns out despite the heavy rain you can laugh for the best part of 4 hours too. We will...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience, I've done boating around the world BUT this is a great little outfit with trained FRIENDLY staff, no expense spared on kit either (no ripped or tatty kit) and big buckets to keep all your stuff dry. You are offered a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us went canoeing yesterday and had a fantastic time. The staff were well organised, friendly and helpful. They explained how to control the canoe, what to do if we had problems, what we could do along the way and where to meet at...More

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Lovely people, so helpful and thoughtful. We called last minute and they gave us various options prior to getting back in touch to offer a slot. The on-site staff make you feel so welcome and are calm and patient and the briefing is really helpful....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Boyfriend and I canoed down the wye to the boat inn. Staff were very helpful, well organised and friendly. They seemed to really know their stuff. I have never canoed before but it didn’t take long to learn. £50 for two people (one canoe) but...More

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Angela T
24 July 2017|
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Response from Clare F | Property representative |
Hi there, we don't have a postcode that will bring you directly to our office... navigate to Bridge Street, Hay on Wye and then look for our big blue signs! :)
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Shaun D
30 August 2016|
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Response from Clare F | Property representative |
Hi Shaun, it's generally ok but advisable to book ahead during busier time, school holidays, weekends and bank holidays, hope to see you soon! Clare :)
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Tanya G
14 August 2015|
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Yes you can! We provide dog-buoyancy aids and other useful things like foam squares for the bottom of the canoe and water-bowls to take with you to make your canoe trip as comfortable as possible for you and your four legged... More
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