River Lugg

River Lugg

LaunchesPublic RoutesKnown HazardsParking
6
2
0
5
X

Register

Welcome to PaddlePoints Waterways

PaddlePoints Waterways focuses on individual bodies of water across the UK. On this page you'll find a map, launches, routes, licensing information, paddle trail downloads, services, and more about one particular river or canal. For the full PaddlePoints with search bar follow this link.

PaddlePoints can be accessed without creating a free account, but registering will allow you to map your own public and private routes on this waterway. You will also be able to comment on others' points, upload images, and create Personal Information Markers to receive updates about new routes and points.

You can use the buttons above to access map information on other waterways. Simply toggle the waterway to display it. If you do, note that the content surrounding the map area will remain the same. Use the green file icon next to the toggle if you want to open another dedicated river or canal page with relevant licensing information.

Use the icon above to access the legend. All map points, rivers, and canals information will appear in this section here. Click or tap a point on the map to display the information. Actual routes will appear on the map.

River Licensing Information

Licence Required?

No licence required

License Authority

Environment Agency

Further Information

No licence required from Leominster

Rising in Llangynllo, Powys and flowing through the border town of Presteigne, the River Lugg is a popular river with paddlers.

With its many weirs, grade 1 white water sections, pretty bridges and river banks, it has something for every paddler.

From Presteigne, the river crosses the border into England. It then flows through Herefordshire, to the south of Leominster. Here it meets the River Arrow. From there it continues to flow towards the River Wye where it meets it at Mordiford.

Facts about the River Lugg

What’s particularly interesting about the Lugg is that is was officially made navigable under the River Wye and Lugg Navigation Act 1696. This means there is undisputed access on the stretch from Leominster. So, paddlers can enjoy their paddling and share the space as they paddle.

Paddle this river for lush green river banks, pretty Welsh and English countryside and a glimpse into the best wildlife the country has to offer.