Covid Secure Private River Cruise on ‘Lily’

NOW OPEN as a part of Step 2 of the Governments COVID-19 response plan. This offer will be running to Sunday 20th June.  From Monday 21st June step 4 in the Covid-19 Response Plan set to begin meaning a return to normal operations.  Please note that due to any potential instruction from the Government this could change, in this case, the offer will be extended.

Enjoy a cruise aboard one of our traditional Edwardian passenger launches. Cruise downstream past the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity Church (the site of Shakespeare’s tomb) and upstream passing under the 15th Century Clopton Bridge. Once through the bridge, the scenery changes as we discover peaceful river-banks and meadows with glimpses of large secluded houses and beautiful river-side gardens.




  • Due to the current restrictions we are pleased to offer a Private 40 Minute cruise for up to 6 people with the Rule of 6 or a single household / bubble up to a maximum of 10 aboard our historic Edwardian vessel ‘LILY’
  • The cruise will follow the same route as our popular public sightseeing tour on which you will enjoy stunning and unique views of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity Church as well as experiencing the tranquillity of the countryside, which the river Avon passes through as it winds its way towards Alveston. This is one of the most naturally beautiful and un-spoilt stretches of navigable river anywhere in the UK.
  • You will have the entire boat to yourselves, with one driver provided, adhering to the current social distancing guidelines.
  • This experience must be booked in advance and by booking you agree that all members of your party are of the same household and of the address it is booked under.


  • £100 for the group.