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River Medway Canoes

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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A trip down memory lane(/river)

I grew up kayaking on the Medway and now with a young family wanted to take them all along with me... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
Bala, United Kingdom
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Great day on the Medway

Great day out, we did the shorter 7.5 mile trip Tonbridge to Yalding (would recommend) there are... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2015
Paul S
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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River Medway Canoes is the No.1 Canoe Hire Company in Kent. We hire Canoes, Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards. We can provide British Canoeing Courses and Corporate Team Building days. River Medway Canoes has it all.
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13 Waterside Mews | River Medway, Maidstone ME18 6HG, England
+44 1622 816723
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I grew up kayaking on the Medway and now with a young family wanted to take them all along with me on trips that I used to do. What a fantastic day out! We were met by Mark who supplied us with boats and really...More

1  Thank JonnyEnglish007
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Great day out, we did the shorter 7.5 mile trip Tonbridge to Yalding (would recommend) there are canoe passes at the locks which are similar to small water rides at theme parks, you can get out of the water at many stops along the route....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Mark met myself and my husband at Yalding and then took us to Tonbridge along with the 5 other couples that were also renting canoes for the day. We had a well informed and indepth chat about safety etc and then got into our canoes,...More

Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I was bought canoe lessons from the owner, Mark, by my girlfriend. He is as friendly as he is professional. Mark is a great teacher which is actually a rare thing. His lessons do not mechnically take you through a syllabus; he actually trains you...More

1  Thank WonderWez
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Fantastic sunny day on the Medway from Tonbridge to Yalding. Great stretch of river with exciting canoe slides for everyone to enjoy. Dad, 14 year old lad, 12 and 10 year old girls, and all managed just fine. Medway canoes met us, made sure we...More

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Having spotted that the weather forecast was good, we phoned on the off-chance to see if they had a canoe we could hire on-the-day. 4 hours later we were on the water, having a great time. Mark met us where we parked in Yalding, drove...More

Thank mikKent
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Whereas the guy who took us on a Segway Tour around nearby Leeds Castle seemed to want a smack in the Marrf, Mark was accommodating, flexible, friendly and professional. True the Segway thing was a couple of years ago but grudging is a sport at...More

Thank Yorkshirian
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Had a great day out canoeing from Tonbridge to Yalding with the family, Mark sourced an extra canoe as i required 2 and his other canoe was already booked by another person. Excellent tuition given at start and everything we needed was supplied including waterproof...More

1  Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 16 September 2014

A last minute booking with out of hours calls and Mark could not have been more friendly. Turned up well ahead of our meeting time with all the new equipment laid out for us. Kayak paddle provided at no extra charge and waterproof barrels (which...More

5  Thank gnaismith
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