Welcome to the 2017 season

Our website will shortly be updated so that you can book and pay for your paddling online. Until then, reach us by phone, or by email at enquiries@chesterkayakhire.co.uk, where there will always be a prompt and friendly reply. See you on the river soon!

Tel: 01244 422007

Prices and Booking

Full Day – Farndon to Chester in a canadian canoe – Self guided

Journey length: 12 miles
Journey time: 5 to 6 hours
Experience: Prevous experience of paddling a canadian canoe is required.
Cost: £40 per person

8.30am start at Sandy Lane car park (CH3 5UE)

A good level of fitness is advised for this longer trip, along with previous experience of paddling a canadian canoe (due to the remoteness of the route) If you haven’t got any experience, you can still book the half day trip, or join one of our full day guided expedition. Bring plenty of food and water.
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Full Day – Farndon to Chester in a sit-on-top kayak – Self guided

Journey length: 12 Miles
Journey time: 4 to 6 Hours
Experience: An advantage but not essential, fitness is more important.
Cost: £40 per person

8.30am start at Sandy Lane car park (CH3 5UE).

A good level of fitness is advised for this trip, and familiarity with the outdoors.  Book a shorter trip first if you’re unsure.  Bring plenty of food and water. (more…)

3hr kayak hire (self guided)

Journey length: up to 6 Miles
Journey time: up to 3 Hours
Experience: Recommended, but not essential

10am or 12.30midday start time at Sandy Lane car park (CH3 5UE)
A reasonable level of fitness is advised for this trip. Bring a snack and bottle of water.

This is our most popular trip. The route offers a great introduction into kayaking and what the River Dee in Cheshire has to offer.  (more…)

Kayak Taster Session

Journey length: Aprrox 2 miles
Journey time: 1 hr of tuition, then up to 1 hr of paddling alone.
Experience: for beginners.
Cost: £29 per person

10.30am or 1.30pm start

Kayak Taster sessions are operated most weekends from Sandy Lane car park (CH3 5UE) through the summer. (more…)

2hr kayak hire (self guided)

Journey length: Approx 3 miles
Journey time: 2 hours
Experience: aimed at beginners.
Cost: £22 per person

start 10am, 12.30midday, or 3pm from Sandy Lane car park (CH3 5UE)

An easy paddle on the lower Dee at Chester.  Why not hire our kayaks and explore the Lower Dee for 2 hours?

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