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Wye Canoes Ltd

Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
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Nice one Stuart!

Booked a half day 2 person canoe trip from Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat - spoke with Stuart on the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
LyndenDawn2103
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Canoeing for 2

Quick review as easy and great service from Wye canoes. Not sure what they could do different or... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Lmstr
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United Kingdom
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Based in beautiful Symonds Yat on the banks of the Wye, Wye Canoes are the Premier Adventure Company in the Wye Valley and provide highly Experienced and Professional Canoe, Kayak & Bike Hire, River Guiding, Paddlesport Instruction, Climbing, Bushcraft, Gorge Walking etc. With the best location and the most experienced Instructors we have everything you need for an unforgettable experience for a half day, full day or multi-day trip anywhere along the Wye Valley and both Bunkhouse and B&B accommodation is available. We hold an AALA license for Youth Groups and are an approved BCU Centre and Duke of Edinburgh Activity Provider.
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  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6DA, England
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Booked a half day 2 person canoe trip from Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat - spoke with Stuart on the phone, who despite being inundated with people trying to book, was helpful and even suggested a rival company who could meet our rather restrictive schedule....More

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Stuart W, Owner at Wye Canoes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback, we are very passionate and proud of what we do and where we do it and the biggest thrill for us is meeting people such as yourselves and introducing you to the awesome Wye Valley. Sometimes speaking with...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Quick review as easy and great service from Wye canoes. Not sure what they could do different or improve. Found their website, called and left a message. Had a call back around 20 mins later and booked the canoeing for next day. Payment taken over...More

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Stuart W, Owner at Wye Canoes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thank you for review and for the great feedback, we hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I tried to book a trip with this company at the start of the week having seen the weather forecast rang several times and left 2 messages but nobody answered or retuned my call. In the end decided to try a Hay on Wye company...More

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Stuart W, Owner at Wye Canoes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

I'm very sorry you didn't manage to get through if it was us you called. We are not anywhere near hay on wye though we are in Symonds Yat which is over an hour away by road, you could have possibly been trying to call...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had a day on the river, what a great day out, parking easy, good briefing and simple admin at the start point. Good safety briefing at start point, then it's off downstream..... can be hard going if the wind is against...More

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Stuart W, Owner at Wye Canoes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback and I'm so glad you and your daughter enjoyed your trip. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Many thanks to Ben for a great 3 and a bit hours on (and in for some) the water. Good instruction, good games and a good introduction to the rapids. Highly recommended.More

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Stuart W, Owner at Wye Canoes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks for the feedback and I'm really glad you enjoyed your time with us, we pride ourselves on having the best instructors and guides in the Wye Valley and with the awesome location we hope to provide the best experiences whether that be topping up...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our first canoeing experience and definitely not our last. We had all the help and advice we needed beforehand (our favourite being "try not to capsize!"), service was friendly and the trip up the river was beautiful and peaceful. Would highly recommend.

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Stuart W, Owner at Wye Canoes Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thanks for the great review and hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trips down the Wye. The kit all seemed good. The canoe is quite heavy for a lone paddler ... I had intermittent assistance from the moody eight year-old. Views and wildlife were fantastic. Only downside was waiting for launch. After being...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Rented a canoe for the family (2 adults and 2x small children) for half day. Dropped at Kerne bride and paddled down to symmonds yat for about 3 hours. Dealt with by adults upon arrival, full kit provided and fitted correctly, given a full briefing...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stuart provided us with everything we needed including an excellent Old Town 169 Canadian canoe, life jackets, water tight barrels and his advice and expertise for a brilliant weekend. Highly recommend this relaxed and friendly company!

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had a lovely relaxing time canoeing the Wye. Staff from Wye Canoe friendly and helpful, all equipment provided was fine. However, logistically they were useless. We had to wait an hour at the start before the boats turned up so we could get on the...More

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MarkMahoney
14 March 2017|
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Response from Stuart W | Property representative |
Hi Mark, yes there is parking near the launch sites and some are free and some is pay and display.
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