Boat trips in the Cotswolds

Cotswold boat trips

Boat trips in the Cotswolds

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Boat trips in the Cotswolds

If you know that the source of the River Thames can be found in the Cotswolds, then it won't surprise you to hear that The Thames plays host to many river cruises in the Cotswolds.

Cotswold River Cruises

Cotswold River Cruises arrange river cruises and pleasure trips on the River Thames from its base in Lechlade-on-Thames.

They cater for all sorts of private charter trips including Group Tours Outings, Parties, Hen nights and Buffets Family Celebrations.

Their craft "Adventures" has been operating at Lechlade on Thames since 2002 and can even be used for business meetings, away days, and other corporate entertainment functions.

Depending on the type of function being hosted at the time, the capacity of the vessel is anything from 15 to 40 people.

To contact Cotswold River Cruises, telephone 01367 250013

Cotswold Boat Hire

If you fancy navigating the River Thames yourself, rather than joining a public cruise, then Cotswold Boat Hire operate from The Trout Inn in Lechlade.

They offer hourly hire boats (both rowing and electric), day cabin cruisers and holiday and weekend cruisers.
For bookings and enquiries telephone 01793 727083

Cotswold Canals Trust - 'Inglesham'

'Inglesham' is a replica Thames launch purpose built for public trips and charter cruises on the River Thames.

For charter cruises, up to 12 passengers can join the experienced crew while they take you on a wide variety of cruises from simple river tours of the upper Thames, through to extended whole day expeditions.

Trips are available from April to the end of September and a 2 hour cruise can cost as little as £90, while an all day cruise starts at £240.

Public trips on 'Inglesham' are available (subject to weather and river conditions) aboard the Thames launch Inglesham throughout the summer season (on weekends and Bank Holidays), departing from the south bank of the river from the popular Riverside Park.

A 30 minute trips costs just £4 per adult and £2 for under 16's. Under 2's are Free.

And for couples getting married in or near Lechlade, 'Inglesham' can help make your day a memorable one by transporting the bride and groom from near the church, down the River Thames, relaxing en-route to the reception at a river-side location such as the New Inn, The Trout, The Swan or The Riverside) where your guests will have arrived ready to welcome the happy couple ashore.

Telephone 07787 485294 to make a booking or if you have an enquiry.

Page last updated 04/03/2014 17:41:12

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