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What our clients say...

"Well run, lots of doing which helped a lot of learning. I found having all the info on my computer to start with really helped so I could have a read before the course started. Great course, appropriate breaks, good structure, great equipment. Everything I needed to know was covered and anything that needed improving was addressed."

"I had no idea what to expect really and went with an open mind. There was so much in this course I kept wanting more! I loved the bits on the water and wished we could have had more of these. Lots of boats to try. Overall busy, lots of info, interesting and fun!"

"Professional. I learned so much that I will use in the future. High standard of technical content. So encouraging but ensured that we developed. Thank you guys, you have been wicked!"

"Just wanted to thank you again for an excellent training course.  I’ve been coached by a whole range of folk over the years and have to say I found your style and techniques inspirational, always individual to the student and extremely motivating, thank you.  We will definitely be pointing any clients of ours looking for high level coaching in your direction."

"Great coaching, helpful and friendly. Boat and paddle both much better than my own. Everything was covered and lots of individual feedback. Content was very clear and individualised."

"Great pace and structure. Everything was explained clearly and all questions answered. Great kayaks and canoes - loved using them. Learnt loads about coaching and developed personal skills. I feel I have a much better understanding of the breakdown of skills as a result of the course."

"Really enjoyed the course. Built on my personal skills and gained loads more confidence in my leading. I chose Wild River because of their excellent reputation and previous courses."

"Everything was well explained, thorough and clear. Individual feedback was really good and positive. It was awesome to be in a kayak that actually fits."

"The course exceeded my expectations by a long way. Made a lot of complex information very simple to understand. Loved the toys!"

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Welcome to Wild River

The home of quality paddlesport coaching and courses in the North West of England. An award winning provider of British Canoeing coaching, leader awards, performance awards, safety and rescue training, as well as skills development and bespoke courses. Whether you want training, an assessment, or a course to improve your personal skills, Wild River can provide it.

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British Canoeing Coaching Awards Canoe Adventures & Courses
British Canoeing Star Awards White Water Kayak Courses
Performance Awards Sea Kayak Skills
safety and recuse courses Bespoke Courses


Would you like to try Stand Up Paddleboarding?

Wild River now offers Stand Up Paddleboard training for small groups and individuals.

Dagger Creek Boats

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Which Dagger creek boat would fit you?

Dagger Creek Boats

Try for yourself, free!

We understand that boat fitting is crucial to advanced performance. Wild River now has a fleet of the latest models of Dagger white water creek boats, in all sizes. Fitted with the top specification Contour Ergo Creek outfitting, we can find the right boat for you.

Dagger Creek Boats

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Occasionally Wild River sells used boats and equipment. If you would like further details on any of the items listed please contact us.



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