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Forest Adventure canoes

Embark on a memorable experience with Forest Adventure along the Wye Valley, absorbing the beauty of the Forest of Dean.

Forest Adventure invites thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts to discover the scenic wonders of the Wye Valley through its exhilarating Canoe & Kayak experiences. Nestled amidst breath-taking landscapes, these guided trips promise a perfect blend of adventure, skill-building and natural beauty.

Forest Adventure paddle the most scenic stretches of the river, from placid water to turbulent rapids. Instructors provide briefings on kayak/canoe control and safety procedures. Half or full day guided trips are available, with optional lunches. Participants learn flat water skills, moving water techniques, and engage in fun and games. The program also offers training for progressive courses accredited by the British Canoe Union.

So what’s the difference between a kayak and a canoe?

  • Kayaks, single-seat boats with a deck, use double-bladed paddles.

  • Canoes, North American open boats for two to three people, involve kneeling or sitting inside and using a single-bladed paddle.


Why not make a night of it?
Experience the magic of sleeping in the wild with Canoe Bivouac.
Load essentials into waterproof barrels, paddle to remote sites away from roads and villages, construct shelters using canoes, and enjoy a campfire meal. Canoe bivouacs can run overnight or for a full weekend.

Edward Perry, from Forest Adventure, shares his excitement, "The river Wye offers a rare escape from our busy lives and gives us a chance to relax in an area of outstanding beauty", he continued, "As you paddle down the river look to the riverside and watch for the historical sites, villages, and wildlife. We all need time to remind ourselves of the adventure in the world around us".

For those seeking an immersive outdoor escape filled with adventure and natural wonders, Forest Adventure's Canoe & Kayak experiences offer an unforgettable journey.

It's the perfect opportunity to make memories with friends and family, as well as an excellent team building for the workplace.

Book your 2024 exploration now and delve into the wonders of the Wye Valley!

About Forest Adventure:
Forest Adventure specialises in providing outdoor adventures that connect people with nature. With a focus on safety and enjoyment, Forest Adventure's experienced instructors lead activities ranging from canoeing and kayaking to wilderness bivouacs, creating memorable experiences for all participants.


Explore Gloucestershire
26 January 2024


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