River Wye

Llangurig to Rhayader

Grade 3 (4)
Length 17 km
Paddleable medium to spate

An excellent run in decent levels. The harder grade 4 drop is at the takeout, just below the bridge in Rhayader. Takeout after the drop on river right. ... read more about Llangurig to Rhayader

Rhayader to Builth Wells

Grade 2/3
Length 26 km
Paddleable low to spate

Good playrun in high levels, pleasant easy run when lower. Possible alternative putin at Newbridge if you want to shorten the trip. ... read more about Rhayader to Builth Wells

Builth Wells to Llyswen

Grade 2/3 (3+)
Length 20 km
Paddleable low to spate

A popular classic section of the Wye. Watch out for the harder "Hell Hole" rapid just above the chain bridge in Llanstephan. ... read more about Builth Wells to Llyswen

Llyswen bridge to Hay on Wye

Grade 1
Length 16 km
Paddleable very low to spate

Pleasant and easy touring run. ... read more about Llyswen bridge to Hay on Wye

Hay to Bredwardine

Grade 1
Length 25 km
Paddleable very low to spate

Beautiful touring run, Whitney makes a good lunch stop. ... read more about Hay to Bredwardine

Bredwardine to Hereford

Grade 1 (2)
Length 27 km
Paddleable very low to spate

Mellow run, the only interruption is Monington "Falls" which you will probably pass without noticing. ... read more about Bredwardine to Hereford

Hereford to Ross-on-Wye

Grade 1
Length 49 km
Paddleable very low to spate

A long touring section that is usually broken into shorter sections: there are plenty of alternative putin/takeouts. ... read more about Hereford to Ross-on-Wye

Ross-on-Wye to Monmouth

Grade 1/2
Length 35 km
Paddleable very low to spate

The classic touring section of the Wye. Highlight is Symonds Yat rapids. ... read more about Ross-on-Wye to Monmouth

Monmouth to Chepstow

Grade 1/2
Length 33 km
Paddleable very low to spate

OK touring section. Below Tintern the run is tidal so you will want to time your descent to go with the flow. ... read more about Monmouth to Chepstow