River Wye Trip – 15th December – Details and map

Sunday 15th December I am organising a canoe & kayak trip on the River Wye from Glasbury to Hay on Wye.

This is a nice easy stretch of grade 1 water so suitable for most of you including those working towards 2 star. River Leaders are sorted, and you need to be there at the layby across the bridge in Glasbury ready to paddle by 9:30 so we can sort ferry ready for earliest allowed launch of 10:00 am.
Please ensure you bring your own drinks, food and spare clothes to take with you. Check the weather before you leave.
See ma of meeting point  (you can zoom in and out, and use satellite view etc) –

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Please let me (Pauline W) know by Facebook  text or email if you are interested.

Activity:  Canoeing and kayaking
River grade:  Glasbury 1 to 2 Hay-on-Wye 1
Distance kms: 9.6  Distance miles: 6
Explorer map number: OL13

Access information:

Access/egress points:
SO1790339239 (Glasbury)
SO2294542726 (Hay-on-Wye)

Canoeing is allowed from 18th Oct to 15th March and outside these dates when the water is above the red line on the Llanstephan gauge. In addition launching is restricted to between 10am to 4pm. The access to this section of the River Wye is managed by the Wye and Usk Foundation, who set out on their website the conditions for using the river. From Hay-on-Wye there is a public right of navigation down to Bigsweir.