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Hire a Canoe- MOVED

Whitney-on-Wye, England
+44 7414 935965
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An experience not to be missed!

Kieran, the owner of Hire a Canoe, has got everything right! The full day trip from Glasbury back... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
John_B552046
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Lampeter, United Kingdom
Great way to spend an afternoon

Very good service from Kieran. We turned up without booking and were dealt with professionally... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
rjhall
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Norfolk UK
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24 Sep 2016
“An experience not to be missed!”
20 Sep 2016
“Great way to spend an afternoon”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Whitney-on-Wye, England
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+44 7414 935965
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Kieran, the owner of Hire a Canoe, has got everything right! The full day trip from Glasbury back to Whitney bridge was an experience not to be forgotten. Not only because we capsized on the first bend after running aground (remember to take a change...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Very good service from Kieran. We turned up without booking and were dealt with professionally. Good equipment and safety briefing. We were taken to Hay and then paddled our way back to Whitney. Saw plenty of wildlife including kingfishers. Would thoroughly recommend

Thank rjhall
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

A great place to go if you're looking for a bit of adventure on the river Wye. Kieran, the owner is a great bloke and very helpful. All of the equipment is top quality and you'll be kitted out with everything you'll need for your...More

Thank mark b
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A great little company that help you onto the water and maintain contact for your safety and don't rinse you of all your cash! Throughly recommend and will canoe again with them.

Thank Adam L
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Had a brilliant Sunday afternoon hiring a canoe from this company. The staff were lovely and were very gracious when we were 10 mins late for our booking (but we did phone ahead!) Canoes were extra light weight and easy to use. Just be aware...More

Thank docinho1
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Hired canoes twice in our 5 day stay at Whitney Bridge. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the route we took along the river was stunning! Will definitely be back when my youngest is a little bit older so we can go off...More

Thank Tilleybee
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

We hired 2 canoe's to paddle from Hay on Wye back to Whitney bridge with son and granddaughter. What a lovely way to spend the afternoon. The weather was dry and warm the Canoe's in good condition and the company very helpful, informative and friendly....More

Thank Elaine H
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

first time canoeing as a family (with dog), and didn't know quite what to expect. had been in hay-on-wye before with other friends who'd been canoeing (with a different company!), who'd paddled off, then had to telephone when they got to a certain spot to...More

Thank Bee E
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

What an amazing day. Kieran was very friendly and his advice on how to canoe was really useful and easy to understand. The day was brilliant and we had a lot of fun on the 10 miles trip back to the base. Highly recommended not...More

Thank Craig S
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Really easy to organise, Kieran and colleagues very down to earth and helpful, everything done without fuss and ultimately had such an enjoyable day on the river. You are given a 'dry' bag to keep all valuables in and a barrel for stuff too. We...More

Thank PALOSHA
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