Wales River Wye SUP Exped 4-7th July

  • guided tour

  • 3 nights

  • Up to 12 people
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    Mordiford, GB

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    This is a 3 night, overnight activity

  • ticket-price
    From
    £175.00
    / adult
  • Description

    Where are we going ? 


    The source of the river Wye is located on the eastern slopes of Plynlimon. From there, it flows about 130 miles (210km) 'from the moorlands of central Wales, generally southeastward through England to its Irish Sea mouth in the Severn Estuary.


    We will create a WhatsApp group for your trip; please use this to plan any travel together if you wish. This can be helpful to reduce the cost of driving/renting cars, !

    You’ll only be able to access the WhatsApp group once you have confirmed your booking with us.


    Meeting point and base of our camp : Lucksall Caravan & Camping Park, Fiddler's Green, Hereford HR1 4LP.THE


    PADDLING We’ll be paddling between 10 and 20 km per day, downstream. We will have plenty of stops for tea, coffee, hot chocolate and snacks, or to admire the scenery or look at wildlife.


    There are lots of fun “mini-rapids” on the Wye. Nothing to be worried about our guides will gently navigate us through the lovely waters. Staying We are based and staying at Lucksall Caravan & Camping Park. You can bring your own tent or campervan . Make sure you bring enough clothes to keep you warm and dry in the evenings and overnight.There will be some spots where you can wild swim at or near the campsites. Be aware that the water quality in the Wye could be better, so please make your own informed decision about wild swimming - we do not recommend swallowing the water!


    WEATHER We paddle come rain or shine, so please pack a waterproof jacket and trousers and other appropriate clothing if the forecast is wet. We will monitor the weather leading up to the start of the journey and during and if we feel the weather conditions are unsafe or too challenging, we will notify you as soon as possible.


    We do reserve the right to postpone or cancel the journey due to weather, should it be necessary. 


    FOOD We can cater for all dietary requirements and will request this information when you book. If you are not sure you have made us aware, or have changed dietary requirements since booking, please make sure you let us know asap.Please ensure you arrive on day one having had a good breakfast and bring a packed lunch for the first day.

    On night one, we will have a BBQ please note Barbeques are allowed if gas or charcoal, no wood. This is NOT included in price BYO food please and disposable BBQ tray .


    We will provide three breakfasts in the form of porridge pots (days two ,three and four ), two fresh lunches (days two and three) . Day 1 , Day 2 and Day 3 dinners will be at local Riverside Bar & Eatery these are not included in the price . On our last day we will have lunch at a pub near the river. This lunch is not included in the price.We will also provide some snack bars, but we recommend bringing some of your own as well to supplement these. Paddling is hungry work and staying well fuelled is key.


    SPENDING MONEYYou will need money / cards for your meal and drinks on your evenings at the pub, and there are various places to buy food and drink at campsite as well. 


    TRAVEL INSURANCEPlease make sure that you are covered by a medical and personal accident insurance policy that covers paddleboarding.


    YOU WILL NEED:KIT Sleeping Bag (2 or 3 season) TentHead torch (including spare batteries) Mug (plastic or metal) Spoon / fork / sporkWarm wetsuit boots or shoes to wear on the board - with a sturdy sole for walking on sharp rocksInflatable / camping pillow (optional) Water bottle (1 ltr at least) HYGIENEWash kit including some toilet paperTowel (Microfibre/fast drying) Suncream (waterproof / reef safe) Any prescription medication Trowel (lightweight) Insect repellentCLOTHINGFor paddling; depending on the temperature, we recommend wearing swim wear or sports style underwear, then a thermal or lighter running top underneath your long john wetsuit, with a thin fleece and the waterproof paddling jacket on top if it is chilly.Cap Warm hat Swimwear SunglassesTrainers / boots for dry land (waterproof recommended) Waterproof trousers Insulated jacket Warm clothing for the evenings (base layers, fleeces) Sleepwear 


    OTHER STUFF Camera (waterproof, remember GoPros sink without a float!)Battery pack to charge your phone / watch (or go technology free for the weekend!)Waterproof case for your phone if you want to take pictures £1 coins for the showers at the campsiteSnacks Experience the best of what Britain's waterways have to offer with Ana's River Wye SUP Expedition! Join us for a 4-day journey along one of England's most beautiful rivers. Paddle downstream, taking in the stunning scenery and wildlife, while stopping off for tea, coffee and snacks. We'll provide three breakfasts in the form of porridge pots, two fresh lunches and one dinner at a BBQ (included). You'll also be able to enjoy evenings out at local pubs or restaurants (not included). Our base camp is located at Lucksall Caravan & Camping Park - you can bring your own tent or campervan if you wish.


    Don't forget all your paddling gear including wetsuits,


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    What to bring

    For paddling you should wear wetsuit boots or beach shoes (with a good sole to walk in on rough ground - there may be some sections of the river you need to walk your board round). 


    You will need some sturdy and warm shoes for the evenings off the board - preferably waterproof in case it rains. Walking boots or walking shoes are ideal.   


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