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West Bay Canoes

West Bay, Bridport DT6 4GY, England
+44 7875 643700
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A most peaceful and excellent fun activity

This was such fun. Max was a great host/teacher as we paddled our way up the river and back again... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tanya H
Great activity

We are definitely not an “activity” type of family but we all enjoyed our canoeing trip with Max... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
T1r2a3v4l5r
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A mobile canoeing guiding and company, with experiences on the river Brit from West Bay to Bridport. British Canoeing awards also available.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
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“canoe trip” (14 reviews)
“hour trip” (10 reviews)
“local history” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 00:00 - 23:59
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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West Bay, Bridport DT6 4GY, England
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+44 7875 643700
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"local history"
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"palmers brewery"
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"fun morning"
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"couple of hours"
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"two hours"
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"highly recommend this activity"
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"friendly guide"
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"great guy"
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"few trips"
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"turning point"
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"white water"
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"beautiful river"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was such fun. Max was a great host/teacher as we paddled our way up the river and back again. There was no rush, Max patiently taught us the basics and laughed along with our antics. He set us some fun challenges (our ages ranged...More

1  Thank Tanya H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are definitely not an “activity” type of family but we all enjoyed our canoeing trip with Max. Our 8 yr old was not that helpful as a paddler but we still managed to get as far as the brewery under Max’s encouragement, and couldn’t...More

1  Thank T1r2a3v4l5r
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a fun experience for myself and my daughter. Anxious to begin with, every small movement seemed to threatened to capsize the vessel. Getting to grips with turning, paddling and staying away from the seemingly magnetic pull of the reeds on the right...More

2  Thank TBI2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this with my 70 year old father, and we had a great time pottering up the river in glorious sunshine. We had Max' full attention whenever we needed him, and thoroughly enjoyed our tour up to the Palmers brewery and back - despite...More

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time canoeing down the river Brit with Max. There were 6 of us, a variety of ages and abilities, none of us any good but we all enjoyed the experience. We started out a bit chaotically, trying to put into practice...More

1  Thank Thebourneidentity
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks for a great morning canoeing up the Brit to Bridport. Friendly and helpful tuition was very useful. The kids loved it.

1  Thank Cohech
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing time. Max was great and very patient, plus keen to share his knowledge. Thank you, will definitely be back!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time. They put on a special session for us in the late afternoon as we could not make the other times that were on offer. Great guys and totally chill. I got a little confused with my oars but they the...More

1  Thank James S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read all the positive reviews we were expecting this to be a good afternoon, but it exceeded our high expectations. We all had a wonderful time, thanks in no small part to our excellent leader, Max. Our party of nine varied in age and...More

1  Thank Jane S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had such an amazing time today thanks to max and john. Max was extremely patient with us even though I spent half the trip in the reeds lol. A beautiful trip down the river with lots to see and such a wonderful family outing...More

2  Thank Jenny C
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Zivanna
20 May 2018|
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Response from John P | Property representative |
Hello we use traditional open Canoes with 2 seats, which can take two fully grown humans or two small humans with an adult! We keep our prices low by having open tours which are up to 10 persons or we can arrange a private... More
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Terrina C
25 August 2017|
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Hello We use traditional open style canoes which accommodate 2-3 persons depending on size. They can be paddled solo but this is often hard to master the power and steering phases! Often people start exploring paddle... More
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