Reservation Form

Use the form below to hire some of the best canoes and kayaks in Shropshire. Choose Shropshire Raft Tours on the river Severn near Shrewsbury just outside Telford


Online Booking System

For quick and instant canoe and sit on top kayak hire.


Friendly Staff

We enjoy helping people out.


Various Hire Times

We offer 1, 2 and 6 hours hire for canoes and kayaks. Half-day and Full-day hire.


Quality Equipment

With a choice of canoes or sit on top kayaks.


We want to reassure you that Shropshire Raft Tours is mindful of the global effects of COVID-19 and our top priority is to keep our customers, staff and communities safe.  Please read the updated notes below before proceeding with a booking:

At this present time we are only taking pre-bookings made online/over the phone.

We are only able to hire canoes/kayaks to people living in the same household (maximum of 6 people per booking).

One and two hour hire only - When booking please specify in the notes your preferred start time (between 10am and 3pm).  We will contact you to confirm, however we may need to amend your time to avoid contact with other customers.

Full day hire only - We have limited availability for full day hire at this present time.  Start times will be 8.45am and 9.45am (one booking per time slot and a maximum of 6 people).

If you would like to make a reservation please book below for dates between 1st April 2020 and 30th September 2020.

During our low season when our online booking system is not visible please call: (01952) 427 150 or email:

All major credit and debit cards can be used to pre-book a trip and cash is accepted on the day of a trip however please note we cannot reserve places until full payment has been made. We will not let you go out in Storm Dennis conditions but we run rain or shine and may change your choice of canoe or kayak hire to mini-raft hire dependent on river levels. We run a first come, first served basis so groups pre-book to avoid disappointment. A new trip date will be given if your trip is cancelled due to circumstances outside our control.

PLEASE NOTE: As a security deposit for any of our ‘for hire’ services, we require a photo ID for each booking, ie driving licence or passport. Our kiosk employee will safely retain this for the duration of the hire period.  If you do not bring the necessary documents required on the day we reserve the right to cancel your booking with no refund given.

To book please choose required date.

For 1 and 2 hour hire, please specify in the notes when booking online your preferred start time between 10am and 3pm. We will contact you to confirm your request. 

For all canoe bookings please specify in the notes if there are 2 or 3 people per canoe (please note that weight restrictions apply).

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Shropshire Raft Tours Ltd.
Tel: (01952) 427 150
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NOTE: Bookings made out of season must be arranged by phone or email

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