We have a range of boats available to hire to suit most needs and budgets. Please contact us to reserve the boat and date you want. Please pay attention to the terms and conditions of hire

We can arrange for a fresh picnic to be provided for you and your guests to make the most of your time on the water. This is provided by the Maunsel Lock Tea rooms renowned for their quality and fresh home made food. Please see out food page for options.

Skippered Narrow Boat Trips

Available for half day, full day and evening cruises. A brand new trip narrow boat able to carry twelve passengers and two crew is available for private hire.

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Day Boats

Self drive day boats are available to hire on a daily basis and available all year.
The Orkney 452 can carry up to 5 people (weight restrictions apply and must not exceed 400kg).
They are powered by the latest electric start Tohatsu 10hp engines and have a small cuddy for shelter when needed.
Full instruction is given before the hire starts. Please refer to hire agreement when booking.

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Canadian Canoes

Pelican ram-x 3 seater canoes (or 2 adults 2 children) are available to book for an hour, half day or full day. Lifejackets and buoyancy aids will be provided.

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We have several twin seater Kayaks available to hire on a ‘turn up and paddle’ basis, however prior booking is advised.

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Paddle Boards

We also now have several new stand up paddle boards available to hire.

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Doggy Life Jackets & Dry Bag Ruck Sacks

We have a some doggy life jackets and dry bag ruck sacks if available at the time of you booking.


Price includes life-jackets, buoyancy aids, instruction, fuel.

A security deposit in cash is payable on arrival of £60 along with vehicle keys for canoe and kayak hire. A £100 security deposit is required for motor boats. This will be returned provided there is no loss or damage to the boat or its’ contents and the boat is returned on time.

 ITEM 1 Hour 2 Hours 3 Hours 6 Hours
 Paddle Boards £10.00 £20.00 £30.00 £50.00
 Kayaks (single) £15.00 £25.00 £40.00 £60.00
 Kayaks (double) £20.00 £30.00 £45.00 £65.00
 Canoe £20.00 £35.00 £50.00 £70.00
 11:00 – 15:00 £80.00
 12:00 – 16:00 £80.00
 With Skipper £40.00
 NARROW BOAT   (with skipper) Cost
 09:30 – 12:30  (3 hours) £120.00
 13:30 – 16:30  (3 hours) £140.00
 18:00 – 20:30  (2 ½ hours) £160.00
 10:00 – 16:00  (6 hours) £260.00

Narrow boat scheduled trip services listed separately please contact for info.

For availability and bookings please call us on 07508 95 99 96