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A great river adventure

We booked to start the 7 Day Severn Challenge in September 2018, just to explore the river and see... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Cracking morning floating down the Severn with my Father

Brilliant trip down the Severn with my father this morning. Such fun!! Alex and Kieran could not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James H
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Hire a canoe & explore the River Severn around Shrewsbury. Enjoy the natural beauty of the river from a unique perspective. We offer short canoe hire sessions from The Quarry Park, Shrewsbury. Turn up and hire one. as well as Half and Full day canoe...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| The Quarry Park by the Port Hill Bridge, Shrewsbury SY1 1HH, England
+44 7977 925406
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked to start the 7 Day Severn Challenge in September 2018, just to explore the river and see how far we got. Nigel was great in providing us all the information we needed up front, including camping suggestions, river guide, safety briefings etc. It...More

Thank hwatts09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, good quality equipment and tuition. Our young girls enjoyed the canoe ride very much.

Thank tandkcarron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant trip down the Severn with my father this morning. Such fun!! Alex and Kieran could not have been more helpful and polite. Thank you both and I shall be back again soon!

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Severn Seven day Challenge between 16th - 22nd August and despite our concerns we had bitten off more that we could chew, we did it the whole 125 miles!!!. Nigel was very helpful and informative right from the initial contact through to...More

Thank mchensh73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a day trip to occupy the kids for a day in the summer holidays, they requested canoeing and we found Shrewsbury Canoe Hire. We had a lovely peaceful paddle up the river, kids enjoyed it and we did too!

Thank sammyt989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day on the river, dead easy hire, all new equipment, £25 for 1hr £15 for 30mins . Went with kids 11 and 6, they give you fishing nets to catch the minnows off the shallows. Great fun. Highly recommend

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a family of four with two little girls 7 & 10 who aren’t massively sporty or adventurous and two not super fit adults who last canoed 15 years ago and only then as an occasional holiday distraction, we were excited to embark on a...More

Thank Alasdair A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Friend of a friend organised a trip of thirty of us one Sunday morning from Melverley nr Oswestry down the river Severn to Montford bridge just outside Shrewsbury. It’s great fun very peaceful and well organised, your given a safety instruction and helpful tips...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We initially booked on a date that marked the end of the 2018 heat wave with torrential rain. Luckily we were able to easily change it to another date – when it also rained! Despite the weather the six of us had a great time...More

Thank 123shrops
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful afternoon adventure. Good fun, and a great way of seeing the river and getting close up to the wildlife. Saw a kingfisher on our afternoon expedition which was a real bonus. We had a half day hire and the time flew by, in...More

Thank Gerard F
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26 July 2016|
Response from ShrewsburyCanoeHire | Property representative |
Hi Hire at the quarry is for 30 or 60 min hire at £15 or £25 for the boat, You can get 2 - 3 Adults in the boat or 2 Adults and 2 Kids