Location: Exmoor National Park, England
Located in Exmoor, the Barle River provides the only naturally occurring whitewater rafting run in England. The river flows into the Exe River which has a challenging kayaking and canoeing run.
Level of Difficulty: Class II / Beginner
The Barle River has a 7-mile long Class II section with modified rapids.
Scenery: Oak Woodlands and Rolling Hills
The Barle River Valley winds through rolling green hills with beautiful scenery near Exmoor National Park. The area is nestled in a Sessile Oak ancient woodlands full of wildlife including birds, 20 species of butterflies, otter, and red deer.
Season: May – August
Rafting trips on the Barle are available during the summer months when the weather is warmer.