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Intro to Open Canoe - Hourly or half day sessions available

Half Day session - 9am till 12.30 or 1.30pm till 5pm

Half day of intro to Canoeing is all about getting you afloat and in a canoe or This is a session where you learn what you need, but basically its about loving being afloat. Having fun, and enjoying being in a canoe.


Nothing is better than messing about in boats. We know that, and so will you once youve been with us on the wonderful llangollen canal.

An hour - £10 per person

Half Day £39 per person

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Spend the morning or afternoon with us on the beautiful Llangollen canal here at chirk, looking at the necessary skills and going on a journey.

We are blessed to have one of the cleanest canals on our doorstep which boasts some fantastic features such as the 126ft high Thomas Telford Aqueduct  and 1400ft long “the darkie” chirk tunnel. But if being massively high or in total darkness just isn’t your thing there are  miles and miles of picturesque falt waters surrounded by stunning country side for you to enjoy.


Our Fleet of canoes are situated on the banks of the llangollen canal, so easy to get on to the water and away with minimum hassel.


Why us?

We are canoeists.  We love canoeing. It is our go to sport on our days off. So you know your going to get teaching from a passionate lover of the sport. Also our staff teach people to be British Canoeing instructors. So, you could go to other instructors, or you could be taught by the people who might have taught them!!!

Why Chirk and the Dee valley

We have amazing, stunning, wow waters all around us. Whatever the weather, or whatever you want, we have the venues that are perfect. As well as stunning scenary, lots of places to stay and loads of places to eat and drink afterwards too.

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Available Any day of the year.

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Why Not make a day of It?

  • Have a look at the other popular activies we can offer you.

  • We can even sort you an evening meal out too


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