Kerne Bridge to Monmouth

    Kerne Bridge to Monmouth

    Kerne Bridge to Monmouth

    We provide Canadian canoe or kayak hire from Kerne bridge to Monmouth amongst many other routes along the river Wye. Canadian Canoeing or Kayaking from Kerne Bridge to Monmouth is a great full day that passes through Symonds Yat in the heart of the Wye Valley. The route is 15 miles and takes between 5-6 hours for most groups in a canoe or kayak.

    Kerne Bridge to Monmouth Route Description

    This is a full day trip where paddlers can stop at Symonds Yat in the middle  for lunch should they want to before continuing on to the finish point next to Monmouth Rowing Club. Meandering through the Forest of Dean, this is a lovely stretch with lots of attractions to visit and lush scenery to take in. A great place for canoe hire groups to explore and enjoy nature.

    Launch and Landing Points

    The launch point in Kerne Bridge is on the left hand bank, 800m below the bridge. There is a car park and picnic site here and no permission is required to launch. There is also a great pub, the Inn on the Wye, within walking distance too.

    The landing point in Monmouth is at Monmouth Town Rowing Club on the right hand side of the river just before the bridge. Access can be reached by car by going under the A40 underpass at the leisure centre. There is free parking right by the launch/landing point however be aware that on weekends this is often busy with rowing events.

    Kerne Bridge to Symonds Yat

    Distance: 7.5 miles
    Time: 2.5 hours

    Symonds Yat to Monmouth

    Distance: 8 miles
    Time: 3 hours in a canoe or kayak

    Canoeing and Kayaking from Kerne Bridge to Monmouth

    Distance: 15.5 miles
    Time: 5.5 hours in a canoe or kayak

    What’s included?

    • Boat hire, either canoe or kayak depending on your preference
    • Paddles
    • Buoyancy aids
    • Waterproof barrel
    • River Map
    • Recovery by minibus or taxi to your start point
    • Safety brief and basic instruction before setting off


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