Hire a Canoe on the River Severn

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Top-rated with 5-star reviews

Paddy L.
Really Good Day Out

Really friendly helpful people and a nice day out on the river. Lovely chilled out route from Montford bridge with very few other people on the river, even on a very busy and hot summers day in Shrewsbury. Couldn't have asked for more from a canoe hire company really.

A Lovely Few Hours Spent Enjoying The Beautiful Shropshire Scenery & Wildlife

A great day out with friends. Good information & instructions given before we left Montford Bridge, new safety equipment provided, and kayaks were clean. When we arrived at Frankwell, Kieran was waiting for us. This is the second time we have been with these guys are they are very professional and it is a fun thing to do, especially with a group.

James R.
Lovely day on the river

Had a delightful day out with Hire a Canoe. Nicely organised and felt very safe with regards Covid precautions.
Sensible safety advice and equipment provided.
Once on the river we felt as if we were in a different world - with jumping fish, swans, damselflies, goosanders and kingfishers.
Looking forward to booking another trip soon.

Anna J.
Sunday Funday

We had an absolute blast. Ben was a fantastic instructor who made it great fun for us. We had a mix of complete beginners and those who had done a bit before. It was great to see a new bit of Shrewsbury. We finished up playing games and trying our hardest to get our last woman standing, in the river. Highly recommended. Will definitely be back! Huge thanks to Ben for making it so much fun!

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Established in 2015, our top priority is providing a fun, safe and friendly service to give our customers the best possible canoe hire experience.

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Canoe hire on the River Severn in Shropshire & Worcestershire

Between our canoe hire centres based in Shrewsbury and Bewdley we cover the entire stretch of the River Severn in Shropshire.
We include free minibus transfers as standard with all of our river trips.

Rent one of our canoes and go canoeing on the River Severn in Shropshire!
We also offer multi-day canoe trips and even canoeing and wild camping, giving you the unique opportunity to go on a canoe holiday in the UK and experience sections of the River Severn not covered by our main canoe hire routes. Explore the Ironbridge Gorge on a canoe camping trip and even paddle under Thomas Telford’s famous iron bridge of Ironbridge! Carry on to Coalport before reaching Bridgnorth, then pick up where our day trips begin again and paddle downstream towards our base in Bewdley.

Canoe hire options from 2 hours to 5 days!

Our Bewdley canoe hire centre covers the River Severn from Bridgnorth to Bewdley. Our Bridgnorth canoe hire trips from Bridgnorth to Bewdley include time for a pub stop along the way or you can stop for lunch as you paddle through Hampton Loade, Highley and Arley. Formerly called our ¾-day canoe hire trip at Hire a Canoe Bewdley. It takes 5-6 hours to canoe from Bridgnorth to Bewdley.
Pick our Hampton Loade to Bewdley canoe hire trip to cruise 8 miles down the River Severn in a Canadian canoe. The Hampton Loade to Arley stretch passes through Highley. Formerly called our ½-day canoe hire trip at Hire a Canoe Bewdley. It takes 3-4 hours to canoe from Hampton Loade to Bewdley.
Our Arley to Bewdley canoe hire option is the shortest A-to-B river trip we offer at only 4 miles. Formerly called our Taster canoe hire trip at Hire a Canoe Bewdley. It takes approximately 1.5 hours to canoe from Arley to Bewdley.
The Montford Bridge to Shrewsbury canoe hire trip is our most popular option as it is suitable for families with children over age 5 in a rafted canoe. It takes approximately 4 hours to canoe from Montford Bridge to Frankwell, Shrewsbury.

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