Office open Mon-Thursday for bookings.

Office Open 10AM - 4:30PM | Mon - Thurs

Now Closed
Closed for Winter Maintenance Re-Opening Late March 2024

Motor Boats

Available on a first come first served basis.

Our Motor Boats are perfectly designed to ensure a stable and enjoyable trip out on the river. They are easy to use and with only a little instruction, you will be able to go off and explore the Avon at your leisure.

Tickets available in person on the day. No pre-booking available.


Up to 5 people


+ Deposit

Refundable Security Deposit per boat. Refund subject to terms and conditions.


1 Hour Hire may be available in quieter parts of the season for £55 for 1 hour plus deposit.

Motor Boat Hire Details

Hire Details:

Dog Friendly

Boat Hire


7 days a week from 10 AM - 4 PM


& Couples Activity

Where to find us

Swans Nest Boathouse,

Swans Nest, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS.

(Booked Trips, Small Boat Hire, Head Office)

River Frontage next to the Royal Shakespeare Theatre,

Waterside, Stratford Upon Avon, CV37 6NA.

(Public River Cruises)

Please Note – Children must be accompanied by someone who is at least 18 years old. 

All children under the age of 16 and non-swimmers must wear a lifejacket, supplied free of charge. 

Lifejackets and buoyancy aids are available to all who wish to use them.

Groups – We regret all male and all female groups are not permitted to hire a motor boat. 

The operator reserves the right to refuse the hire of any boat, at their absolute discretion.

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