From the beautiful Wye Valley to the dramatic lochs of Scotland, here are our top 5 long-distance kayaking trips to inspire you for your next adventure.
Padding The Length of the Wye Valley
Forming much of the border between England and Wales, the river Wye flows dreamily through dense woods packed with wildlife, impressive gorges and open fields. From Hay-on-Wye, all the way down to Brockweir, the river is safe to navigate (weather permitting), with plenty of camping options along the way. The full route takes a full 7 days for an average person, a real adventure where paddles will be able to experience whole length of this iconic river and all of it’s sites.
Our suggested route and accommodation options:
Day 1: Hay-on-Wye to Preston-on-Wye (staying at Newcourt Farm) 20 miles, long day
Day 2: Preston-on-Wye to Hereford (staying at Hereford Campsite) 12 miles, full day
Day 3: Hereford to Carey (staying at Carey Campsite) 16 miles, long day
Day 5: Ross on Wye to Symonds Yat (staying at River Wye Camping, or the Saracens Head), 13 miles, full day
Day 6: Symonds Yat to Monmouth (staying at Wye Tipi Camping) 8 miles, shorter day
Day 7: Monmouth to Brockweir, 12 miles, shorter day.