Water Sports

Enjoy various water sports in Gloucestershire from canoeing on the River Wye to sailing at Cotswold water park. There are options for people of all abilities from novices to experts.

Why not learn a new skill while on the counties waterways? The river Wye in particular has many companies catering for beginners.

Water Sports

There are opportunities to participate in many water based activities in the county. 

Canoeing or Kayaking is a popular option in solo or groups, some places even allow you to ride with a dog in the boat for a dog friendly adventure.

Paddle boarding is a fun activity offered in a few activity centres locally and looks great fun.


The National Diving and Activity centre near to Chepstow offers a range of activities for people of all abilities. Their core offering is diving but offer a range of other water based activities. 

way to go paddle boarding

Paddle Boarding Forest Of Dean Offer

Two Hour Stand Up Paddleboarding Experience for One or Two at Way2Go Adventures, Way2Go adventures is a Wye Valley-based, family-run business operating intrepid excursions focused on the surrounding natural scenery, including canoeing, kayaking, raft building and Nordic walking.