River Severn

canoe trips

Canoe hire near you on the River Severn, Shropshire...

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Hampton Loade to Arley

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Paddle the popular route from Hampton Loade to Arley which is a relaxed 5 mile paddle downstream. Taking approximately 2 hours, with a picnic stop, this route offers delightful views and lots of pretty places to stop along the way. Finish your journey in Upper Arley, a picturesque Worcestershire village, with its lovely icecreams, footbridge, tearoom and pub. 

Meet point: Hampton Loade (car park next to the River & Rail pub)

Collection point: Upper Arley

Suitable for: 7+ (Note: children under 14 require an adult in the canoe with them and an adult must accompany all children under 18)

How to get back to your car: Taxis are running from either Kidderminster or Bridgnorth and can take you back to Hampton Loade for around £18. Or, you can use two cars whilst the trains aren't running. If you're in the mood for a full day in the great outdoors, how about enjoying a leisurely walk back along the riverside footpath (5 miles). 

Price: £24 per adult & £12 under 16's.

  

Bridgnorth-Hampton Loade

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Hire a canoe in Bridgnorth and paddle this popular stretch of the River Severn, which is 5 miles and takes around 2 hours, with a picnic stop along the way.  Explore the little rapids and watch the countryside go by as you enjoy the sounds and sights of the river. How many bridges will you see along the way? Finish your journey in Hampton Loade and before you go, feed the many ducks and swans that like to hang around this part of the river.

Meet point: Bridgnorth

Collection point: Hampton Loade (carpark next to the River & Rail pub)

Suitable for: 7+ (Note: children under 14 require an adult in the canoe with them and an adult must accompany all children under 18)

How to get back to your car:

Taxi (around £15) or use 2 cars.

Price: £25 adults & £12 under 16's 


 

Bridgnorth-arley

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Taking approximately 4 hours, with a lunch stop, this beautiful 10.5 mile paddle through the Severn Valley, takes you through scenic countryside and under bridges, all the way from Bridgnorth to Arley. Half way, you can stop for a picnic at a beach area in Hampton Loade, or enjoy a pub lunch at The River & Rail (booking ahead is essential). You'll finish your trip in Upper Arley, which is very pretty and has a footbridge, shop and pub. 

Meet point: Bridgnorth (Severn Park Parking). 

Collection point: Upper Arley

Suitable for: 7+ (Note: children under 14 require an adult in the canoe with them)

Lunch options: Enjoy a picnic or a pub lunch. Find out more. 

How to get back to your car: Book a taxi for around £25, or we recommend using 2 cars (whilst the trains aren't running)

Price: £28 per adult & £14 under 16's 

Bridgnorth-Bewdley

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If you'd like a full day on the river, choose our longest canoe trip from Bridgnorth to Bewdley.

This 14 mile trip takes around 5-6 hours and offers some magnificent scenery, rapids and bridges. 

Stop for a picnic at the little beach area in Hampton Loade or you can enjoy spot of lunch at The River & Rail pub (check availability & book in advance). Finish your journey in beautiful Bewdley, with its array of pubs, fish & chip shops and icecream parlour and get a taxi back to Bridgnorth or collect your car. 

Meet point: Bridgnorth

Collection point: Dog Lane Carpark, Bewdley 

Suitable for: 11+ (our recommendation due to the length of the trip) Note: children under 14 require an adult in the canoe with them.

Lunch options: Enjoy a picnic or a pub lunch. Find out more here. 

How to get back to your car: Taxi or use 2 cars

Price: £30 per adult & £16 for under 16's

 

 GIFT VOUCHER

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If you're looking for the perfect gift, treat your friends and family to one of our Gift Vouchers and you can choose a value of your choice. Gift vouchers are available to buy  online and can be personalised, printed and/or emailed to your friend or family member.  The gift of canoeing is the ideal present for outdoor enthusiasts and will be something for them to look forward to in 2021! If a voucher is redeemed and then the trip can't go ahead due to Covid-19 restrictions, the voucher is protected and can be used at another time. 
 

Dogs are welcome!

We welcome dogs on all our River Severn canoe trips and they are free of charge so bring them along :)

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