Big Canoes

Why not try something a little different that everyone can join in on with our fleet of 8 seater canoes!  As stable as a rowing boat and a great way to see the river.

  • Easy to use
  • Fun for groups and families
  • All buoyancy aids and life jackets are freely provided

Boat hire details


Canoes are available by the hour:

  • Adults: £7.00
  • Children: £5.00

Please Note – Children must be accompanied by someone who is at least 16 years old. All children under the age of 16, non-swimmers and those with reduced mobility must wear a lifejacket, which will be supplied free of charge. Buoyancy aids will be issued to everyone else.

Friendly & Helpful Staff

Our trained boating staff are always on hand to give you a quick tutorial and information on the river. Row past the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity church and enjoy uninterrupted and unique views from the river or simply take a peaceful trip into the countryside. Hire for longer and enjoy a picnic along the river and explore the upper reaches of the Avon.

Hire of Watermen

  • If you would like to make your time on the river even more relaxing hire one of our watermen.
  • Waterman will row or punt you along the river so you relax and take in the views.
  • £12.00 per person per half hour (Minimum 2 people).
  • Booking must be made in advance. Contact us for details: 01789 267 073