Ross on Wye Canoe Hire are one of the UK’s leading River Wye Canoe hire specialists with over 30 years experience in the canoe hire business on the River Wye, serving one of the most beautiful picturesque river sections in the UK.

About Us

We offer a wide range of trips from Hereford to Symonds Yat and all in between from a half-day to 2/3 & 4 day multi days. We also cater for stag and hen parties, team building days, and many more!


Helpful Info

Prices are fully inclusive, they include the hire of the canoe, buoyancy aids, paddles, helmets, dry barrels, launch fee, (transport free of charge) and VAT. THERE ARE NO HIDDEN EXTRA’S.

Whichever one of our River Wye Canoe Hire trips you choose, whether it be a short paddle or a longer journey, we will transport you from our base by mini bus to your chosen launch point.


Contact & Find Us

Simply book online or Contact us and we will be happy to discuss your options. We aim to ensure that we are the friendliest business in canoeing and that you have a truly memorable experience to treasure forever!


Check out our reviews


  • star rating  Superb as always - The whole day and exspirience was superb as always I have attended a couple of times now and can't fault it,good views alot of nature on route and very helpfull... read more

    scott M
    31st May 2023

    star rating  Really well organised trip and the staff were very helpful. It was half term week, so the Wye was very busy! The river was beautiful, with tiny Mandarin babies, Candada... read more

    Mandy R
    4th June 2023

    star rating  Perfect day on the River - Great day out - great value for money - very relaxed - organised - really friendly gang. Everything was exactly as explained.

    Definitely recommend- and hopefully will... read more

    Kym H
    15th May 2023
  • star rating  Great day out - 2nd time here, so friendly and professional. Spectacular scenery and the kids love it. Will be back again.

    9th May 2023

    star rating  Great experience  - Really lovely days canoeing. Well organised and friendly staff. Beautiful scenery with plenty of wild life. Highly recommended day out.

    10th April 2023

    star rating  1/2 day canoeing - Great 1/2 day canoeing. Beautiful scenery. Very efficient, from start to finish. Lot's of information given at the start, safe and fun day had by all.

    2nd May 2023
  • star rating  Great day out - Very professional, efficient and friendly team, went the extra mile. well-organised and everything ran to time and smoothly despite a very busy day on the river

    2nd June 2023

    star rating  Excellent service, very friendly and knowledgable.

    We rafted 2 canoes and would recommend for anyone worried about falling in - made it so stable and a leisurely paddle

    Tracy C
    7th May 2023

    star rating  Three day canoe trip - Good bunch of guys. Good communication, friendly and helpful. Very good brief on river. Barrels for storage a little small for three day trip. Pack light. Canoes and equipment very... read more

    2nd June 2023
  • star rating  Great fun, lovely family experience - Brilliant fun; took the teenage children along and we had such a laugh! Really well organised, highly recommend for an afternoon out.

    18th April 2023

    star rating  Wonderful as always - We've been returning to canoe with Ross on Wye Canoe Hire every year for more than 10 years. The weather might change but the friendly, warm welcome from the team... read more

    1st May 2023

    star rating  Great Team - Did the half-day trip from Kerne Bridge to The Paddocks. Excellent service on what was a vey busy Bank Holiday Sunday, with several other canoe hire teams all trying to... read more

    9th May 2023
  • star rating  Fun day out at lovely Ross on wye - I booked canoeing for my husbands birthday, the staff were friendly and imformative.
    We booked the full day. So much fun with little stops on the way and seeing the... read more

    Louise T
    17th May 2023

    star rating  Grand day out  - Great day out on the Wye. It was very busy on a bank holiday Monday, but the service from Ross-on-Wye canoe hire was spot-on. Thorough and informative safety briefing, plus... read more

    31st May 2023

    star rating  Kearne Bridge to Symonds Yat - Fabulous experience, well organised from start to finish. Would definitely come back and do another stretch of the river.

    Sean P
    31st May 2023
  • star rating  Upon arrival we were greeted very warmly by the staff even though we were running a little late. We were kitted out with buoyancy aids and driven to the launch... read more

    James E
    23rd May 2023

    star rating  Banging 👍 - Cracking day , peaceful and tranquil . Beautiful scenery, will definitely be returning, Luke and Katy x

    Luke P
    20th May 2023

    star rating  A lovely day on the river - Friendly and helpful team. A good choice for families or people with little canoe experience, like us. A gentle river but with a variety of current and lots of... read more

    12th April 2023

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