1993 Broadway Road
Bend, OR, 97702



The River Medway Canoe Hire company is based in Wateringbury Kent. The Birkbeck family have well over 20 years experience in the canoeing,kayaking and coaching on the River Medway.

Through the utilization of our local knowledge, experience and high standards,  we aim to offer a personal, friendly and safe experience for all to enjoy.

Allow us to take away the stresses of every day life, so you can enjoy a relaxed and pleasant journey down the Medway each time that you embark on this experience with us.

Every trip we offer can be tailored to fit your needs. Catering for those who may have never canoed before, to those experienced and in need of a fresh canoeing challenge.

Our regular trips run from 1 to  2 days where we typically launch you way up the River Medway at Tonbridge Castle or at Yalding .

Camping, B&B's, bunk house accommodation, hotels and youth hostels can all be found for you, as well as advice on public stop off points for picnics and BBQ's. All these details can be found within this site and in our gallery.

Upon arrival we will give you a full health and safety briefing regarding your trip, which includes river safety, canoeing and paddling techniques, stop offs ( egress and portage points) camp sites and what to look out for en-route to make your trip a truly remarkable experience.


The River Medway Canoe Hire Company's extensive fleet of open Canadian canoes are 'Old Town 15 Canoes and Riber canoes'. They are sturdy and versatile, capable of carrying 2 or 3 adults adults  as well as all the kit that you may require for your trip.

Prices include the hire of the canoe, buoyancy aids, paddles and dry barrels