A great way to experience one of Britain's finest Canoeing and Climbing locations in one day!
Experience this stunning river and its unique scenery and wildlife all year round with our Canoeing and Climbing/Abseiling package.
You are in the very capable hands of our experienced guides/instructors, to teach you how to paddle and climb, help identify wildlife, answer questions about the environment, and of course deal with any safety issues and make sure you have a great day out!
Your Wye Valley Canoe & Climb adventure starts with a meet and greet at Symonds Yat West followed by getting you kitted out for the day with buoyancy aids, dry bags or barrels for whatever you wish to take with you and then a paddle and safety briefing before we are off to Kerne Bridge just below Goodrich Castle to begin the mornings 7.5 mile canoe trip.
Your trip takes you through some magnificent scenery following the river as it meanders down through the spectacular Wye Valley. The river passes under the well renowned view point of Symonds Yat Rock, which is also famous for its peregrine falcons, finishing back at Symonds Yat West in time for lunch at either one the lovely local eateries or maybe a riverside picnic.
After lunch Our highly experienced climbing instructors will show you everything you need to know to get started with the emphasis on safe enjoyment of the sports. The climbing at Symonds Yat Rock is suitable for all levels including complete novices, it is a friendly venue set in stunning surroundings.
All sessions are tailored to the party’s desires and level of experience. Climbing, abseiling and caving are great fun activities and combined with canoeing provide a day out to remember and a great introduction to the sports for beginners.
Known as the Birthplace of British Tourism following on from the publication of William Gilpin’s “Observations of the River Wye”, which created the picturesque movement, you can also experience first hand some of the most stunning scenery and wildlife in the British Isles.
Activity Information Facts:
- Minimum Age – 8 Years Old
- Fitness Level – Moderate
- Minimum Group Size - 5
- Maximum Group Size - 16
- Difficulty – Easy, suitable for novices
- Meeting time – 9 am
- Meeting place - Symonds Yat West Leisure Park, Pay and Display Car Park, HR9 6DA, next to the Wye Canoes/Wye Adventures Shuttle Meet Point Flag)
- Finish time – 5 pm
- Time of Year – All Year Round
- Location - Lower Wye Valley Gorge, Symonds Yat Rock
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01600 890027