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Canoe & Kayak Hire
With a choice of 1, 2 or 6 hour full day hire in a Canadian canoe (2/3 seater) or single/double sit on top kayak. Full day hire runs from Atcham to Ironbridge with time to picnic along the way. We provide transport to the start point for full day hire.
Our 10ft mini-rafts are great for family, friends and groups who want an independent trip. A 7½ mile route with time to picnic in your raft as you float along. We provide transport to the start point.
Mega Stand Up Paddle Board Hire
Our giant SUP’s are great fun for groups who are a bit more adventurous but still want their own trip. Enjoy time on the river with family and friends on our 7½ mile route with time to picnic along the way. We provide transport to the start point.
Scenic Float Tours
Join us on the largest rafts in the UK! Suitable for all ages we run group trips (minimum of 16 passengers). Let your guide row you downstream with a guided tour through Ironbridge to Jackfield where you will depart the raft to continue your day on foot.
Where to Meet
All our hire of boats and guided group raft trips start in the Wharfage car park at our Little Green Kiosk, next door to the Museum of the Gorge. We have a 2 minute walk to the river for our 1 and 2 hour canoe and kayak hire and our guided raft trips. Please arrive 10 minutes before your trip time.
What To Expect
For full day hire of canoes/kayaks, mini-rafts and mega SUP’s we meet at the kiosk and provide transport to the start point where you then paddle back to Ironbridge.
For our guided raft trips, after a quick safety briefing, you will set off on your tour, rowed by an experienced guide along the River Severn, visiting both historical and beautiful sights. Free photos will be emailed to you the same day.
After departing the raft in Jackfield you are then free to explore on foot. Enjoy a drink at a local pub or take a short stroll to the Maws Craft Centre or Jackfield Tile Musuem. The walk back into Ironbridge takes approximately 15 minutes as you pass by the Robin Hood Pub, Bedlam Furnace and of course the iron bridge itself.
All our activities take you through the beautiful Shropshire countryside where there are lots of photo opportunities. On our guided raft trips we will email you a group photo at no extra cost as a momento of your day.
Services & Facilities
There are lots of cafes, pubs and shops nearby in Ironbridge and Merrythought Village. Public toilets are located in the Wharfage car park where our Little Green Kiosk is based.
Our guided raft trips are rowed by a trained and experienced guide. Along the river they will not only row the raft ensuring its safety but will also talk about the history and key river landmarks.
We provide and maintain all safety equipment ensuring we keep you safe. All rafting tour guides are experienced rafters, know the river well and have first aid training from accredited institutions.
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