Flowing east by way of Cheshire, the Dee has earned a reputation for being a perfect river to dip your toe in the water for kayaking.
From its source in Snowdonia, to its mouth in Liverpool Bay, the river’s course features glittering lakes, man-made waterfalls, meandering flats and natural rapids of varying white-water intensity.
Whether you’re looking to steer your own adventure or gain new skills and experience, below are two operators in Chester to check out.
At Dee River Kayaking, all skill-levels of kayaker can access exciting experiences. You might be well-versed in riding white-water rapids or seeking a river tour by kayak that is accessible to absolute beginners; either way, there are opportunities for all.
Intrepid visitors can choose between a gentle guided paddle through historic Chester, following the Dee past historic sights like the city’s Roman walls from the 1st Century. Alternatively, those hunting for thrills will find the multiple cascading rapids upstream at Llangollen a perfect possibility.
With aim of allowing visitors and residents of Chester a chance to experience the natural beauty of the Cheshire countryside while meandering down the Dee, Chester Kayak Hire offers high-quality experiences and equipment. Like Dee River Kayaking, the company offers a variety of options for those of different abilities.
Whether you’re a skilled kayaker or a novice looking for expert tuition, next time you visit Chester, take advantage of these options for a Dee adventure.