River Wye Wildlife Tour – Ross to Symonds Yat

July 30th

From: £60.00

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We may take photographs of you during the session. These may be used in displays and to promote skills coaching through various media sources.

This tour takes in THE most iconic stretch of the River Wye, you’ll paddle past ancient limestone cliffs that were once home to a medieval Iron Age fort, underneath Peregrine falcon nests and 17th century stone bridges and past the stunning Goodrich Castle. You’ll even cruise past the beach featured in Harry Potter – The Deathly Hallows, and if time we’ll make a detour to peer up at the pretty Norwegian house featured in ‘Sex Education’.
This stretch of the river is teeming with wildlife. Signets and goslings happily share the water with us in spring, while kingfisher and sand martins flit past us during the summer.
This escape day is perfect those who have enjoyed our beginners tour or who’ve paddled before and are looking for the next challenge! Join us on this peaceful paddle as we take you on a  tour of THE most stunning stretch of the Wye Valley.
This is a 22km paddle,  aprox 6 hours of paddling time, with a tea stop and picnic lunch stop.
NOTE bring your own kit and enjoy a 15% discount. Enter OWNKIT24 at the checkout. MUST NOT BE USED WITH ANY OTHER PROMOTION. These places are limited. Your kit MUST include, recognised branded TOURING board, paddle, buoyancy aid, quick release belt, head torch, RIVER FIN IS ESSENTIAL. 
You will
    • Enjoy a journey from Ross-on-Wye to Symonds Yat. aprox 22km.
    • Learn about the local history and wildlife of the Wye Valley.
    • Enjoy a hot beverage and gooey homemade flapjacks.
    • Receive a safety briefing along with your board, paddle, buoyancy aid and helmet if desired.
The details
    • Full-Day guided trip. Start-point Ross on Wye @ The Hope & Anchor. End-point Symonds Yat. 09:00-16:00 aprox.
    • £60.00pp includes guided trip, hot drinks and gooey homemade flapjacks.
    • Learn self-rescue techniques, paddling techniques and posture for safe and confident paddling.
    • Receive a safety briefing along with your board, paddle, buoyancy aid and helmet.
    • Wetsuit can be hired on booking. £10.00 p
    • You will be added to a WhatsApp group a few days prior to arrange the car shuttle. NOTIFY us via email if you do not use WhatsApp.




  • Where adverse wether conditions are the deciding factor for the cancellation of your trip by PBA you will be given 24 hours notice. Please check your emails regularly (including spam).
  • If your booking is cancelled due to adverse weather conditions you will be given a selection of dates to rebook within the current season. Or a 12-month credit note will be issued.

If the booking is cancelled by your party:

  • 72 hours+ Your booking will be fully transferable within the current season or a 12 month credit note will be issued.
  • Less than 48 hours notice your booking will not be transferred, unless it falls within our COVID-19 policy. IF we are able to fill your place from a wait list you will be issues a 12 month credit note.


  • Be able to paddle 2-3 hours at a time without stopping.
  • Be able to paddle roughly in a straight line.
  • Be able to manoeuvre the board left to right and stop efficiently.
  • Be able to get yourself back on your board. ‘Self Rescue’.


  • Recognised branded touring board, 11ft or 12ft. Paddle, recognised branded buoyancy aid, quick release belt, leash, dry bag, head torch.
  • PLEASE NOTE, if your kit does not meet our criteria on the day you will be required to hire our own, or forfeit the trip with no option for a refund. Therefor we suggest you email us to check your kit is suitable.

MINIMUM 6 paddlers to run the trip.



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