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Whitney Bridge

| Nr. Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Whitney-on-Wye HR3 6EW, England
+44 1497 831669
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Great walking and canoeing.

Super rural location with lovely pub grub! A few places to stay or more if you fancy camping out... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Darren R
via mobile
Amazing place. Friendly, welcoming, wonderful place to camp, canoe and explore the Wye from.

It was a brilliant trip. Very accommodating, both for tents and camper vans. Great place for dogs... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
harryblackers
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Wells, United Kingdom
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Historic Whitney-on-Wye single track Toll Bridge dates back to 1779. One of just a few remaining in the UK. Two earlier bridges were washed away by the strong river currents and a stone and timber construction was built in 1797.Open 365 days a year with parking and riverside picnic area. Come and fish, canoe, picnic or camp with us. Perfect setting for camping part way through your canoe trip - on the banks of the River Wye at Whitney Toll Bridge HR3 6EW. Very quiet and private small campsite with fire pit, direct canoe launch/land and parking. Two toilets and two hot showers available (clean and fully stocked with soap and loo rolls etc) plus clean drinking water shower tap. Breakfast and BBQs can be arranged - fully licensed so you can enjoy a chilled beer too.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Nr. Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Whitney-on-Wye HR3 6EW, England
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Super rural location with lovely pub grub! A few places to stay or more if you fancy camping out? Loved Agents Rooms

Thank Darren R
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for coming to visit us - we appreciate you custom x

Reviewed 1 August 2017

It was a brilliant trip. Very accommodating, both for tents and camper vans. Great place for dogs. Easy and accessible to launch the canoes and kayaks from. Was brilliant to be able to have a camp fire as well. There was no hidden costs. Good...More

Thank harryblackers
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

We appreciate you visiting and leaving such lovely feedback - see you again soon x

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

As a group of friends we go down to the bridge every year, really enjoying canoeing on the river and just relaxing. The owners are exceptionally welcoming and helpful. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

Thank TomStanford88
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

We love having you here - please come back soon - Maggie

Reviewed 22 July 2017

I would like to give thanks to Maggie and Graham such a lovely couple, Maggie managed to accommodation us for 3 nights last weekend in what turned out to be one of the most relaxing camps for ages.The history of the bridge is so interesting...More

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mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review - you were a delight to have staying with us. I adore your photos of your camping area - it looks magical with the bridge in the background. You would be very welcome to come back anytime...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

We make a trip down to Whitney Bridge at least once a year to enjoy all the activities it has to offer as well as drop in on the lovely owners. The scenery down the Wye as you canoe through the trees and countryside is...More

Thank bcowles85
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

We have been here six summers altogether and we can honestly say we love having you to stay - please come back more often! Maggie x

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had a magical afternoon canoeing on the River Wye. Fantastic to be collected from the bridge and delivered to Hay by minibus with our hired canoes. Paddling back down stream to Whitney Bridge was a very special experience. We saw a kingfisher, heron and...More

Thank FionaBath
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hi Fiona - next time you visiting please come in for coffee or an ice cold drink too. The River Wye certainly is magical both in the glorious sunshine but also when it is fast and furious - but then only to view! Maggie

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I rarely write reviews, but after an incredible weekend at Whitney Bridge I felt the need to spread the word about this hidden treasure. Often nervous when dragging my teenage sons along to the compulsory family holiday, this location really has it all. The boys...More

Thank Adele P
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hi guys - it was so very lovely having your family here - and we didn't find them moody at all but that maybe because we don't live with them! We will be looking forward to welcoming you here again in 2018 x

Reviewed 6 July 2017

The river Wye is probably the prettiest in the kingdom, and this fabulous ancient toll bridge across it is well worth a visit. It's a beautiful location to walk around or just sit in the sun and watch the river flow while engulfing a coffee...More

Thank vinnyroe
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Hello - thank you so much for your great review of Whitney Bridge. We are delighted you enjoyed your time here with us and we'd love to welcome you back anytime. Maggie x

Reviewed 5 July 2017

We recently stayed at Whitney on Wye Toll Bridge for a weekend camping stay and from the start the owners couldn't have been more helpful. I haven't canoed before but the people coming on and off the boats looked like they had had the best...More

Thank charlieharvey2010
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hi guys - thank you for your lovely review - we appreciate all feedback particularly ones like this! We are delighted you chose to canoe in addition to relaxing in the sunshine - it is a fabulous way to while away a few hours on...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival of our pre booked camping weekend we were greeted by Maggie and offered a range of refreshments as we had travelled from up north near Manchester ! We had booked canoeing for the next day and as beginners we given all the safety...More

Thank taywil749
mtaylor0, Owner at Whitney Bridge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hello - gosh what a lovely review thank you. We were delighted to welcome your group to our spot and what a great weekend it was. We loved seeing you all enjoying the canoeing and swimming and, for the first time ever, all the BBQ...More

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