Canoe / kayak Tipi Adventures

River activities and Tipi / Bell tent Adventures

Come and have a great adventure with us. Have a look at our river trip options, our Tipi/Bell tent camps and our DIY BBQ service delivery.

We offer a good range of options to fit in with group travel times, below you will find a great trip to best fit your group, weekend Tipi/Bell tent hire is a very popular option with all the trips described below, you can check in from 2pm on the Friday. We only have to meet and introduce the first arrivals of each group so don't worry if you can't all make it at the same time.

1. Choose A River Wye Canoe Trip

Feeling adventurous? Kerne Bridge or Huntsham Bridge Canoe trips on the Saturday can be followed by the Whitebrook trip on the Sunday. Both of which include the famous Symonds Yat rapids! All trips are guided so you can relax and learn some paddle skills along the way for the best customer experience, from £45pp.
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Huntsham Bridge - 7 Miles

Huntsham Bridge to Monmouth, Short day canoe trip, 7 miles

This is the best short day canoe trip available on the River Wye it has amazing scenery, a great lunch stop and Symonds Yat Rapids. The timings allow you time to get to us with an easy morning too. It runs along the border and the woods join the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), salmon jump, kingfishers fish and swans bob around, stop for a pub lunch at Ye Olde Ferrie Inne or a picnic on route

Short Day: 11:30 - 16:00
Price: Guided canoe trip from £45pp
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Kerne Bridge - 14.5 miles

Full day canoe trip, Kerne Bridge to Monmouth

Also known as the famous 'Wye Tour' route, the birthplace of British tourism for good reason

Keen adventurers this is for you, wonderful scenery, plentiful wildlife, splashing and chatting, pub lunch or picnic, and the famous Symonds Yat rapids. The best full day canoe trip on the River Wye, great for you if you are staying close by or in our tipis and are keen to be up fairly early.

Full Day: 08:45 - 16:00
Price: Guided canoe trip from £55pp
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Whitebrook 5 miles

Monmouth to Whitebrook, half day trip

This is a wonderful leisurely little Wye canoe journey with loads of variety, there lots of speedy shallows, a rock garden, nice beach, The Boat Inn in half way and tons of Salmon and kingfishers. The best option if you want to arrive with us in the afternoon, also great if you want a leisurely trip on a Sunday morning.

Half day:everyday 13:30-16:30 transport back for 17:00 approx & Sundays 10:45-14:00
Price: Guided canoe trip £45pp

2. Choose A Tipi Tent Or Bell Tent Camp

Choose from a SIMPLE or COMFORT style Tipi tent or Bell tent setup, camp over the whole weekend or just 1 night.

Our Tipi-Bell tent camp is situated in a beautiful meadow on the river side on the edge of Monmouth. It’s only 15 minutes walk into town and 10 to Monmouth Canoe Centre.

Each group has their own pitch, with a large gap between other camps. Each pitch includes a fire pit, a picnic table, benches and water container. Our Tipis come equipped with coir (cococut) matting and simple yoga chairs, both creating comfort and ambience. Creating a fantastic communal space for you and your friends! We provide canvas outdoor group shelter for large groups if you choose the "COMFORT"set-up.

Our Tipi Meadows now include a purpose built toilet and shower building which is serviced regularly. Please have a look at'Useful Info for onsite and local facilities

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SIMPLE setup

The SIMPLE setup compromises of tipis and bell tents suitable for social and accommodation space. Included is your own area with outdoor shelter, an outdoor fireplace with wooden benches, picnic tables, we also supply 1 bag of logs per booking per night and a bag of kindling. Our Tipis & Bell tents come furnished with coconut matting and sheepskins.

You will need to bring your own warm sleeping bag/pillow/sleeping mat.

Capacity: These will sleep up to 5 people, so if there is 12 in your group we will give you 2 bell tents and a tipi

Price: 2 nights £69pp

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These are also set up with coir matting, sheepskins and upgraded with comfy sleeping mats (Vango Comfort 7.5) . We also provide an extra dedicated communal social tent over the SIMPLE setup, furnishing the communal Tipi with yoga chairs and solar lantern. Your pitch will also be upgraded with a large canvas outdoor shelter.

You need to bring your own warm sleeping bag/pillow.

Capacity: Bell tents will be set up to sleep 5 people plus the communal tipi, so if there's 12 in your group we will give you 3 bell tents and a communal tipi.

Price: 2 nights £89pp

3. Choose DIY BBQ deliveries

Decide whether you would like to take advantage of our excellent DIY BBQ delivery service at your pitch and have everything taken care of for you. Choose from evening only or evening plus breakfast the next day. All you need to do is sort yourselves with your evening drinks, maybe some nibbles and dessert if you wish. It's excellent food from our local butcher and bread fresh from the bakery.


To Book on a River Wye Canoeing & Camping Trip, provide your details and group info using our Get In Touch form.


1What shall I bring to stay in tipis?
If you are in SIMPLE Tipis:

Camping mat (airbeds are not advisable as they take too much space), Sleeping bag, Pillow, Torch, Wash kit, water bottle, Warm jacket & a hat as the evenings can be cold.

If you are in COMFY Tipis:

Sleeping bag, Pillow, Torch, Wash kit, water bottle, Warm jacket & a hat as the evenings can be cold.

A camping cooking kit if you are not having the DIY BBQ deliveries for all of your stay is a good idea.

2What should I wear and take canoeing/kayaking or raft building?

It's best to wear shorts, t-shirt and old trainers(not flip flops), take along a fleece, a waterproof jacket, any emergency medication you may require such as inhalers or epi pens, cash for lunch if you are stopping off, a water bottle and some snacks to keep you going. A dry storage barrel is provided for each canoe so you can put your spare jumper, jacket etc in there whilst canoeing to ensure they keep dry. Anything you take along with you is your responsibility. You may get wet so have a change of clothes and a towel in the car to change into afterwards. For colder months (March, April, September and) is best to wear outdoor / sports trousers and or waterproof trousers.