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Canoeing down the River Wye

Outdoor activities are easy from our River Wye properties. River Wye Lodge is by a canoe launch and Hollytree House  is just up the lane from Canoe the Wye who transport you from their canoe hire centre in Symonds Yat West, up river for the start of your canoe trip and you paddle back to us.

Canoeing trips down the Wye Valley based at Symonds Yat 

The canoeing season runs from March through to October. During this period most canoe hire companies are open 7 days a week 8.30am – 5pm.
For canoeing trips down the Wye Valley choose from a half-day canoe hire, right up to a 7 day canoeing and camping adventure.

The River Wye is ideal for families, individuals, corporate days and large groups who want to hire a canoe at affordable, simple to understand prices. How long you will want to hire a canoe for will depend on how far upstream from Symonds Yat you go.

Canoe the Wye together

Canoeing caters for beginners and enthusiasts alike whether it’s your first attempt and you take it slow, or your twenty-first attempt and you want to do a multi day trip down the river. it’s a fun way for your group to bond and create memories.

See a different side of the Wye Valley by hiring a canoe!

  • Fairlea Grange

    Prices from £2,400.00

    This striking gothic townhouse in the heart of Abergavenny is full of character and features that have inspired one of cinema’s classic movies. Originally the childhood home of Ethel Lina White, a contemporary of Agatha Christie, it was she who wrote the original novel upon which the Alfred Hitchcock movie, the Lady Vanishes, was based. If you want your stay to evoke the atmosphere of one of these classic novels, this is the holiday home for you!

    • 9 bedrooms, 7 ensuites
    • Pets Welcome
    • Games Room
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Near Brecon Beacons
  • River Wye Lodge

    Prices from £2,800.00

    This converted historic 18th Century Coaching Inn offers a wonderful outdoor space on the banks of the River Wye, with a nearby park and canoe launch and a short walk to local village amenities in Lydbrook. Indoors there’s more than enough space to sleep 26 in 12 bedrooms. 10 of the bedrooms have glorious views of the River Wye. The cottage has an accessibility ramp to the front door and the ground floor houses a wheelchair friendly twin room with an en-suite wet room.

    • 12 Bedrooms sleeping 26
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Games Room
    • Dine 26 round one table
    • Twin disabled bedroom wet room en suite
  • Holly Tree House

    Prices from £2,400.00

    This charming Edwardian villa is set in the hills above Symonds Yat, overlooking the River Wye. With two lounges, a large dining room and patio plus covered, outdoor hot tub there is plenty of room here to relax and enjoy the sights and sound of nature all around you. An ideal pet-friendly cottage for large group holidays, Holly Tree House provides accommodation in picturesque Symonds Yat, offering an idyllic retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

    • 9 bedrooms sleeping 12 - 22
    • 8 Bath and Shower/Loos
    • Covered Hot Tub
    • Pet Friendly
    • 3 Pub/Restaurants walkable