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Awesome Fun, Fabulous Company

I booked a last minute canoe hire for my 13 year old niece, my husband and I to do something fun... read more

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Bushcraft day

A fantastic day with all the family! The staff were experienced, helpful and very friendly! They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Enjoy an authentic rural adventure on our beautiful rivers. After a little bank tuition,hop in one of Canadian Canoes or kayaks and paddle your way through stunning countryside, for a half, full or two day adventure.Pack a picnic,pack the dog, bring...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bedford | River Great Ouse, Bedford MK40 3QF, England
+44 7960 087235
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a last minute canoe hire for my 13 year old niece, my husband and I to do something fun, interesting and different during the summer holidays. It cost £70 to hire a 3 man canoe for 4 hours and it was wonderful. We...More

Thank Newbridgers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic day with all the family! The staff were experienced, helpful and very friendly! They were patient and determined that everyone had a great day!!! We certainly had a brilliant time, my sons achieved things I wouldn’t have believed!!!

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely morning paddle boarding on the river. Lovely, quiet route, even the bit through Bedford, with lots of wildlife to see. It was easy to book via the website and the joining instructions were comprehensive. There was decent equipment and after a brief...More

Thank Vickypike
Reviewed 12 August 2018

A wonderful paddle in a 2man canoe down our picturesque Great Ouse. We were given a pre-sail set of instructions which was both informative and amusing and then equipped with buoyancy jackets and a map for our trip to Great Barford. The weather was brilliant...More

Thank Stedders48
Reviewed 12 August 2018

from our first phone call we were given good advice and friendly service and kept informed, the canoes wer great and we were given all the kit we needed, a real adventure, there were beautiful bits, hard bits, funny bits and 5 very hungry very...More

Thank Reality71
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect antidote to the recent heatwave. Friendly welcome. All the kit we needed. Paddled from Bedford to Cardington in kayaks. Peaceful and beautiful stretch of river. Saw swimming grass snakes, heron, buzzards, 100s of damsel and dragon flies. None put off my the happy splashing...More

Thank HDF
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Kayaking on the river was something that we've wanted to do for a while and never got round to it. We called up on Sunday morning to see if by any chance there was availability for that same afternoon and there was! We spoke to...More

Thank SaraK23
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a challenge and choose to canoe on Sunday morning with canoe trail. The communication was excellent from the beginning to the end. I tried to book online but due to the PayPal issue(my own problem with PayPal) but it was sorted...More

Thank davidsilva23
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Had a great time canoeing (we are novices). My teenage daughter and I met the team in Bedford for a quick briefing and to put our gear into the canoe. They were really helpful - even adjusting the pick up time so that my daughter...More

Thank rosieeacott
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I had a great time on the SUP 4 week course, it is very good value for money. We were a small group and got excellent support and tuition from Rich and Mark. All the equipment was well maintained and we were able to try...More

Thank Ann-Marie S
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Ross E
6 June 2017|
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Response from Ashley K | Property representative |
Hi there we can host you for sure on these activities, you need to book in pairs as we dont do hire as an individual. You can join one of our courses. many thanks Rich
27 May 2017|
Response from Stephen C |
Hi there. you can contact Rich and the team directly via their website. Type CanoeTrail Bedford into google and use the 'Contact us' section. They can discus costings with you as well. It would a great thing to do with the... More