Doggy Paddle Evening

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Hire a Canoe Doggy Paddle Dog Friendly Canoeing River Severn

Take your dog canoeing!

Wednesday evenings. We will be back in 2023 - calendar of events coming soon.
Join us on the river in Shrewsbury for an evening of canoeing and dog socialising!
£30 per canoe. Each canoe is suitable for two or three people plus a dog (or maybe two!).

£15

per person

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Inclusive of VAT. An additional 5% online booking fee is charged by our booking system provider.

Difficulty level 1 of 5

We have graded all of the routes and trips we offer across our various locations on a scale of 1 to 5 (from easy to moderately difficult).

This experience is suitable for beginners and is rated 1/5 because the section of river you will be paddling on is wide and slow moving.

Prior canoeing experience is not required. You will be given a safety brief and an introduction on how to steer and propel your canoe.

If you can swim and follow instructions then you will be fine!


Take your dog on a canoe trip!

This event is co-hosted by local dog-walking expert Alice from AJ’s Pet Sitting Services.

Go off on your own or stay with the group and pull up your canoes half-way into your time on the water for the dogs to have a run around and socialise with the other dogs.

This is a lovely opportunity to meet other like-minded people and also take the opportunity to go for a dog walk before or after canoeing.

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How does it work?

Meet us at our stand in the Quarry Park at 6pm, where we will have your canoe and equipment ready for you.

After a short safety brief, we will make sure you are feeling confident on the water, then you can go off and explore Shrewsbury with your dog!

Our canoes are suitable for 2 or 3 people plus 1 or 2 dogs – however, for larger breeds we recommend just one per canoe!

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Age restrictions

There must be at least one adult (18+) in each canoe:

  • 2 people in a canoe: [Adult, 7+] OR [Adult, Adult]
  • 3 people in a canoe: [Adult, 11+, 11+] OR [Adult, 7+, Adult] OR [Adult, Adult, Adult]

If you would like to bring children aged 4-7, you will need to be in a rafted canoe. Scroll down for more details!

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Rafted canoe

Ages 4+ may participate in a ‚Äúrafted canoe‚ÄĚ. This is where two canoes are secured together side by side.

Minimum booking of 2 canoes. Please select the total number of canoes and then select the rafted canoe option.

Any combination of two canoes, minimum age reduced to 4+.

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