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River Wye Canoe Hire Company, Ross Sports Centre,
Wilton Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 5JA

Tel: 01600 890470 - Mobile: 07525 377437 Email:

The River Wye Canoe Hire Company is a family based professional canoe hire company based at Ross Sports Centre. Proprietor, Mark Simons and his team have had many years experience in the canoe hire business on the River Wye, which is renowned as being the canoeing capital of Europe, as well as having an abundance of wildlife and colour. The company's goal is to offer a personal friendly service, taking away the stresses of daily life and making sure all clients have a very enjoyable and relaxed experience, which you are sure to wish to repeat. All trips can be tailored to suit your needs, whether you are a complete novice wanting to try something new or an experienced canoeist in need of a fresh challenge.

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Mark Simons, proprietor of the River Wye Canoe Hire Company on the river bank at the White Lion, Wilton, Ross-on-Wye.

Mark offloads a canoe for a customer.

Mark keeps the canoe steady whilst it is being boarded.

The River Wye Canoe Hire Company offer regular trips which range from a half day paddle up to a 4 or 5 day trip, where you would typically be set down way up the River Wye.You are also able to hire kayaks by the hour or on a half day, full day or multi day basis. Camping, B&B, hotel and youth hostel accommodation can be arranged for you and Mark and his team can advise you of public stop off points for picnics and barbecues. The trips are ideal for a family holiday or for corporate team building exercises.

The company's brand new fleet of 'Old Town 174' open Canadian canoes are sturdy, versatile and capable of carrying two to four persons, along with all the kit you might need for your trip. Upon arrival at base, you will be given a briefing regarding your trip, from river safety, canoeing tips, paddling techniques and what to look out for en-route to make your trip a truly remarkable experience.

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Paddling upstream . . .

. . . and back down again.

Your safety is of paramount importance to the River Wye Canoe Hire Company and buoyancy aids must be worn at all times whilst in the canoe. You are welcome to take your dog along on your trip, however under no circumstances are they to be leashed inside the canoe.

The River Wye Canoe Hire Company tariff includes the hire of canoes, buoyancy aids, paddles and dry barrels. The only extra cost is for the transportation of your canoe up river or for collection down river from base. If you would like to take a canoe trip down the River Wye, but you are unsure of exactly which option to take, Mark and his team will be only to happy to advise you. Their personal and friendly service aims to ensure that from the start to the finish of your journey, you will have a wonderful experience.

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Stopping for a breather to admire the scenery.

Having a wonderful time on the water.

Coming in to land at Wilton, a beautiful riverside location.

For details of costs or for any further information on what the River Wye Canoe Hire Company has to offer, please contact Mark on the telephone numbers given below. Alternatively, you may find it useful to visit the company's web site at

River Wye Canoe Hire Company, Ross Sports Centre,
Wilton Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire HR9 5JA

Tel: 01600 890470 - Mobile: 07525 377437 Email:

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