• Kids & Adults Learn to Canoe – Paddle start Courses

    Please see our course summaries and date’s below Paddlestart Taster session 2 hour course  just £15 per child/adult Location :- Grove Ferry Picnic Site CT3 4BP Start Time 10:30 Finish 11:30 Age 9 years old adult and beyond! Paddle Start is a great way to give your children confidence on the water adults welcome to(…)

  • Come and join us for a group paddle down the river

    Either book your own group trip for up to 15 people or join our group paddle by sharing a canoe or come as a family.  We run trips on the Stour, the Medway and the Royal Military Canal. Fordwich to Grove Ferry Birdlife Experience £50 per canoe or £30 per person, Group Booking £260 for(…)

  • Canoe Hire on the River Stour from – £15 per hour

      We hire Canadian Old Town Canoes from opposite the George and Dragon in Fordwich.  So  paddle for just an hour or 2, all day or gain a BCU star award. Canoe Hire by the Hour – £15 per Canoe Our prices start from £15 for an hour if you just fancy a quick paddle(…)

  • Canoe from Fordwich to Grove Ferry half Day Paddle – £45 per canoe

    Come and meet us at Fordwich we will provide you with the canoe and all the equipment you need, a short safety brief to ensure you get the most out of your day and set you on your way for a beautiful 2  ½ hour paddle down to Grove Country Park Half day Canoe Hire(…)

  • Be inspired by nature on your family day out – Book here

    We offer Canoe hire by the hour, ½ days and full days out on the River Stour. We run BCU Level 1 & 2 star awards taught by our level 3 coach with 30 years experience. Group trips on the Stour, Medway and Royal Military canal – transport available All equipment provided

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Book Your Canoe

Looking for something to do in Kent?

Hire a canoe from £15.00 per canoe!

Canoeing Gift Vouchers

We have the perfect gift from £15 please email Andrew at doit@canoewild.co.uk

Canoe School

Join our BCU course’s for 9 yrs old to adult from £15 per person . Canoeing information Schools

Canoe Courses

Canoe Courses, including the  Taster sessions, Paddle Power courses and the BCU 1 & 2

Canoe Club

Membership comes with loads of benefits and opportunities, So give our friendly staff team a call!

Great Stag or Hen Activity Day

Please contact us on doit@canoewild.co.uk to discuss your group requirments

Canoe Adventures

Come and explore some of the fun our customers have been having on the river!

Package Prices

See just how affordable it is to experience a great day out on the river in a canoe.


Welcome to Canoe Wild for an enjoyable, fun, safe and memorable experience with an exceptional service that enables people to feel the benefits of canoeing as an outdoor activity and adventure.

A Great Day Out!

We provide fun days out from our launch in the picturesque medieval town of Fordwich (Just 2 miles east of Canterbury, Kent ) on the banks of the River Stour directly opposite the lovely The George and Dragon Public house to the Grove Country Park and Grove Ferry public house. Ask about our courses and other canoe adventures around Kent’s Rivers.

Go Canoeing Tours

Go Canoeing Tours are the ideal escape into the beautiful Stodmarsh Nature Reserve, whether you’re new to paddling or an experienced paddle. These picturesque tours are lead by our friendly experienced tour guides sharing their knowledge of the local area, wild life and passion for paddling. There is an abundant of wild life on the(…)

BCU – Level 1 Course

BCU – Level 1 Course

BCU – Level 1 Course We have over 30 years experience of Canoeing at Canoe Wild Paul our coach will guide you through the Level 1 BCU Star award, you will learn the key strokes and learn how to recover from a capsize, this course is a fantastic way to start kids of on the(…)

Early Bird Watch Paddle 06:00am – from £40

Early Bird Watch Paddle 06:00am – from £40

Early Bird Watch Paddle 06:00am Enjoy a unique way to see and hear the birdlife of the River Stour, let’s do it! We will start at Fordwich and Paddle down river towards Grove and see what lie’s along the river bank early in the morning then it’s a low paddle to give you time to(…)

Guided Group Paddle – join in a group or bring your team

Guided Group Paddle – join in a group or bring your team

Blow away the cobwebs and join us for some fresh air Fordwich to Grove Ferry Birdlife Experience £60 per canoe or £30 per person, Join us for a remarkable paddle along the hidden river and discover the beauty of the River Stour, you will discover a superb variety of bird life including swans, kingfishers, marsh(…)