Here For Tourism: English Tourism Week

English Tourism Week 22-31 May 2021 VisitEngland’s English Tourism Week campaign celebrates our diverse, exciting and vibrant sector, showcasing the quality, range and value of English tourism. Considering most of us will be holidaying within the UK this year, English tourism is more relevant right now than ever! Shropshire and Worcestershire are fantastic locations for…

We’re Good To Go

In June 2020, Hire a Canoe Ltd acquired the Industry Standard mark to demonstrate that the company has followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, has a Risk Assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

Special Event: Canoe @ The Castle

Shropshire Outdoor Show, Whittington Castle Saturday 29th May & Sunday 30th May We will be at the Shropshire Outdoor Show this Bank Holiday Weekend offering visitors the chance to see Whittington Castle from a canoe for just £6 per boat for 15 minutes. Click here to book How does it work? This experience is open…

Pre-Season SUP Skills Day

Get ready for SUP season! Pre-Season SUP Skills Day: Sunday 30th May – Click here to book! Learn to paddle board or improve your skills! Join us for a 2-hour SUP session in Shrewsbury with a qualified instructor. All sessions £36pp, all equipment included. Choose your session: 09:30 – Beginners: never been on a paddle…

West Mercia SAR Challenge Leaderboard

West Mercia Search & Rescue Charity Challenge A time to beat has now been set! After having to call off the first attempt due to high winds, Matty Taylor from West Mercia Search and Rescue and a friend were booked in again to set a time to beat for this challenge. Unfortunately, his friend had…

Doggy Paddle Evening: 26th May

Our first Doggy Paddle evening for 2021 is now available to book! Meet us in Frankwell, Shrewsbury, at 6pm on Wednesday 26th May for 2 hours on the water and some dog socialising. £30 per canoe. Each canoe is suitable for two or three people plus a dog (or maybe two!). Click here to book…

Charity Challenge: West Mercia Search & Rescue

Are you up to the challenge? Throughout the 2021 canoe season we will be running a fundraising challenge for West Mercia Search and Rescue. A team from West Mercia SAR will be setting a time to beat in the coming weeks have set a time to beat—and an impressive one at that! Check out the…

Special Event: Evening Litter Pick in Shrewsbury

New Plastic Paddlers event just launched! We will be organising a litter pick of the Shrewsbury Town Loop on Tuesday 27 April 2021, starting at 6pm from Frankwell, Shrewsbury. Click here to book your canoe Come and collect as much litter from the river around Shrewsbury town centre as you can! We will provide the…