welcome to river severn canoes

Looking to hire a canoe on the River Severn or a Kayak on the Kinver canal? We offer a range of self-guided canoe & kayak trips on the River Severn & Canal including Bridgnorth-Arley, Bridgnorth to Hampton Loade, Bridgnorth to Bewdley and Kayak trips based at The Vine in Kinver.  Our expert instructors will ensure you have all the information and guidance you need to ensure a fun & safe experience on the water! We're open- book your canoe or kayak trip today! 

canoe hire on the River Severn...

Hire a canoe & enjoy a canoe trip on the River Severn (the longest river in the UK) and enjoy all that the Severn Valley has to offer. We'll help make your canoe hire experience extra special, by sharing our knowledge of the river and giving top tips on how to get the most out of your day.

The best stretch of the River Severn for paddling runs 14 miles from Bridgnorth in Shropshire to Bewdley in Worcestershire, with a choice of up to three routes, depending on how long you want to canoe for. Bridgnorth to Bewdley (5-6 hrs), Bridgnorth to Arley (4hrs), Bridgnorth to Hampton Loade (2hrs) or Hampton Loade to Arley (2hrs). Hiring a canoe on the River Severn is a brilliant day out for families, couples and friends and is the is the perfect way to enjoy the great outdoors. You can now get the Steam Train back to your car when you paddle to Arley or Bewdley when you select the tickets on booking! Find out more...

HIRE A kayak on the kinver canal

Go kayaking on the Kinver Canal, based at the Vine pub at weekends & school holidays. Enjoy a kayak trip and a pub meal, the perfect day out!

Make memories, go paddling...Find out more...

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river severn canoe hire- open april-october!



to Arley

10.5 miles

Enjoy a canoe trip down the River Severn, starting in Bridgnorth and paddling down to Arley. This takes approximately 4 hours, with a picnic stop. 



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to Hampton loade

5 miles

Take in the sights on your canoe journey Bridgnorth to Hampton Loade and stop for a picnic along the way.The perfect family day out, with a few small rapids along the way! 





to Bewdley

14 miles

For a longer day out on the water choose this 5-6 hour canoe trip, taking you all the way from Bridgnorth to Bewdley. 



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Kinver Kayak hire
The Vine pub
90 minutes

We're hiring 2 seater sit on top kayaks on the Kinver Canal, based at The Vine Pub. Enjoy a 90 minute kayak & woodfired pizza at the pub, the perfect afternoon!



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Hampton Loade

to Arley 

5 miles

Hire canoes from Hampton Loade to Arley & enjoy a leisurely 2 hour paddle, with picnic stop, or relax and make a full day of it. Enjoy yourselves.



Christmas Gift


from £5

Treat friends and family to a River Severn Canoes Gift Card that can be personalised with a message of your choice. A gift experience is the ideal present. 



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Hire a canoe on the river severn

Whether you want to hire canoes from Bridgnorth to Arley or enjoy a shorter 5 mile trip from Bridgnorth to Hampton Loade, we've got some great canoeing days out for you, your family & friends. If you prefer kayaking & want an easier paddle, hire our sit on top kayaks on the Kinver Canal...


"A few weeks ago we enjoyed a family trip on the river from Bridgnorth to Hampton Loade.

We were met by Monty who was very friendly and made you at ease, explaining everything we needed to know.

We will be back next year for the next part of the river".

— Trudi Cutler, Facebook Review 2020


"10/10, we really chose the best day! Our rep really made sure we understood and felt safe, we also had a really good time and what a beautiful view. We also saw the train pass a few times!

thank you! highly recommended"

Hope Lloyd, Facebook Review 

April 2021



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