Doggy Paddle Evening

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Hire a Canoe Doggy Paddle Dog Friendly Canoeing River Severn

Take your dog canoeing!

We are back on Wednesday evenings for 2023 - every other week from the 14th of June.
Join us on the river in Shrewsbury for an hour of canoeing with your dog(s)!
£25 per canoe. Each canoe is suitable for two or three people plus a dog (or maybe two!).


per canoe!

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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!

After a day of work take your dog out on a fun paddle on the River Severn ūüź∂. An exclusive paddle for dogs and their owners! Enjoy nature and the old town of Shrewsbury from the water. Meet other dog owners and have a nice walk at The Quarry Park afterwards. The Doggy Paddle Evenings will be every other week, starting from the 14th of June until the beginning of September.

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How does it work?

Meet us at our stand in the Quarry Park at 5.45pm, where we will have your canoe and equipment ready for you. The paddle starts at 6pm.

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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