A Family Run Centre
Paul and Jane Howells and two sons have managed and owned Wyedean since 1987. Paul has travelled the world kayaking, paddling extreme white water rivers and has gained the British Canoe Union level 5 coaching award. Their aim is to provide a taste of adventure in a safe and professional environment.
Jane is the back bone of the company office and keeping us all in order! Jane is a district Girl Guide Commissioner and advisor etc, which fits in well with what we do as a outdoor centre.
We also care very much about our river and surrounding country side. We do our utmost to work with the environment. Paul sits on the River Wye Forum panel representing canoeing and is a member of the River Wye Canoe Hire Operators group along with the Symonds Yat Rapids Preservation Committee which has been going since 1995.
The Bigger Family, our Staff.
The team of instructors are selected for there National Governing body professional qualifications, along with further on site, specific training which is added to there list of qualifications and experience etc, to enable them to give our customers a great safe day out.
All members of staff are first aid qualified and have CRB enhanced Disclosures for Child protection and any past record/history.