Welcome to Haven Banks Hire. 


Hire canoes, stand up paddle boards, sit on top kayaks and mountain bikes, for a hassle free way to get the family and your friends outdoors and active during the school holidays and at the weekends.

Paddle one of the many Exeter Canal or River Exe Canoe Loops or cycle along the Exe Valley Trail towards Exmouth or Dawlish.

Weekend hire is available now by prior arrangement. During the Easter Holidays, we will be offering a discount to promote the start of Haven Banks Hire.




Weekend hire is available now by prior arrangement (please call or email the Centre).

Full hire will be available by booking online, over the telephone or just come along to the Centre during the Easter Holidays 1st - 17th April between 10.00am and 2.00pm (minimum 2 hour hire period). Hire equipment must be returned by 4.00pm.

  • Advanced booking recommended to avoid disappointment.
  • Telephone bookings available Monday-Friday 9.00am until 5.00pm.

Also on offer during holidays will be guided family canoe trips and introductory climbing wall sessions.

All activities include the use of changing rooms, showers and toilets and personal belonging can also be stored securely at the Centre while you are out on activity.

Please note: For security purposes we will require you to bring a form of personal identification: This can be: a valid passport, a full UK driving licence, valid credit or debit cards, an armed forces ID card, or other international ID cards are also accepted. These must be presented on arrival when a hire agreement must also be signed.

This page is still under construction. 

Still to come - Maps, Canoe Loops, suggested & recommended stops, activities and points of interest.

If you require further information, please contact the Centre on 01392 400150 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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