Re: Restrictions on taking your own canoe on the Wye? Hi there, no there are no restrictions apart from the fact you will need porterage between either kerne bridge and Monmouth or Ross and Monmouth.
Where can I launch my kayak on the River Wye?
There is a public Canoe launch point half way between Ross-on-Wye and Symonds Yat at Kerne Bridge. The grid reference for this is SO583188. The launch point is situated on the left hand bank approximately 200 yards below the bridge.
Is River Wye navigable?
River access for boaters
Boaters have confirmed legal access on the River Wye between Hay-on-Wye and Chepstow (where the River Wye enters the Severn Estuary).
How fast does the River Wye flow?
A realistic speed on the river should be about 4mph, giving you the choice of 3hours or 5.5hours not including breaks. Bycross on the first day is within a good days paddling but how much paddling have you done.
What grade is the River Wye?
The route is mainly flat water with some simple grade 1 rapids and fast moving water as well as a grade 2 rapid at Symonds Yat.
Can you wild camp in Wye Valley?
The craft of backpacking and wild camping in the Wye Valley AONB or further up into the Cambrian Mountains has been honed over the years by us. …