News, Stories & Special Events

Jubilee Weekend Paddle & a Pizza

SPECIAL EVENT on Sunday 5th June from 2pm. Canoe, kayak or paddleboard for an hour then relax with a wood-fired pizza from The Pizza Girls!

Special Event: April Afternoon Litter Pick in Shrewsbury

Come and collect as much litter from the river around Shrewsbury town centre as you can!

Relative Difficulty Rating

Inspired by the “chilli ratings” when picking a curry from a menu, we have created a difficulty rating for our experiences from 1 to 5.

Job opportunities in Shrewsbury & Bewdley

Hire Operator/Instructor (full-time seasonal position, Shrewsbury). Part-time positions available in Shrewsbury & Bewdley for the 2022 season

Cancer Research Run 56 Challenge

This month, some of our team are taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Run 56 Miles in February Challenge.

Plus-Size Paddling

Our guide to weight and size limits for canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding.

British Canoeing Delivery Partner

Hire a Canoe is a British Canoeing Delivery Partner at Silver Level, read more here to find out why we have joined this voluntary scheme

Special Event: February Afternoon Litter Pick in Shrewsbury

Come and collect as much litter from the river around Shrewsbury town centre as you can!

Launching at Montford Bridge

Do you have your own canoe, kayak or SUP and want to launch at Montford Bridge? Here is our guide on how this works!