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Adventure Activity Instructors

Wyedean Canoe & Adventure Centre

Symonds Yat, Herefordshire

Good Wages Negotiable + Accommodation + Training

Spring 2014

October 2014


Are you looking for a good place to work in exciting, adventurous surroundings with great personal climbing and ww/kayaking /canoeing, river trips, ropes course, caving, cycling, etc. on your doorstep!

The canoe centre is based on the river side at Symonds Yat East, near Ross on Wye, and our outdoor centre is situated overlooking the river and crags of Symonds Yat.

 We offer job variety,  accommodation available on the riverside, staff trade discounts etc 

Click below to apply online.


Please be aware of the requirements on application.

Must be a qualified Canoe/kayak instructor - ideally Level 2 or Level 1.

We also require SPA and Cave leader  trained/qualified staff.

Ropes course experience an advantage.


Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre is set in the beautiful Symonds Yat Gorge. Surrounded by the placid waters of the River Wye and the breathtaking cliffs and woodlands of Symonds Yat Rock. One can take on an unparalleled range of outdoor pursuits.

We cater for everyone from the individual to organised groups and companies alike, from the novice to expert.

Paul and Jane Howells have owned & managed Wyedean since 1986. Paul has travelled the world kayaking and is a BCU Level 5 coach. Their aim is to provide a taste of adventure in a safe and professional environment.

The Symond's Yat Gorge provides Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre with the best location in the country for the novice or expert canoeist. Our exclusive facilities on the banks of the Wye comprise of 60 open canoes and 30 kayaks. Land-based adventure activities include Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Caving, Ropes Course, Archery, Adventure walks etc., which are run from our activity/accommodation outdoor centre Holly Barn.