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Important Information / Updates

We are open again from Tuesday 6th April.

Please note that the car park is not available, access is by foot only - parking nearby in Colt Hill Wharf car park

Please follow this link for current Covid-19 information.

We do not take bookings for Rowboats, Canoes or Kayaks, just turn up and hire.

There will be social distancing measures in place along with continual cleaning. Please follow instructions by staff to keep us all safe, thank you.

We are open for rowboat, kayak and canoe hire, 6 days a week from Tuesday 6th April 2021 (Closed on Wednesdays) 11am until 5pm from March until the end of August. During September and October we are open  every day 11am until 4pm (Closed on Wednesdays. Please call or email to check if you are not sure.

If you just fancy 'messing about on the water' you can hire a rowboat, kayak or canoe by the hour. On your return you can reward yourself with an ice cream or refreshing cold drink from our on-site kiosk.

Our kayaks are sit-on kayaks. These kayaks are more stable and easier to paddle. Why not give them a try!

Slipway for boats:

If you want to slip your own boat into the canal we make a charge to cover car parking. £5 for kayaks, canoes and rowboats and £10 for motor boats. You will need to complete your day trip within our opening hours. You will need a license to use your own boat on the canal and will need to show it to us before slipping in.

Prices (Minimum Hire is 1 Hour):

  • Rowboats: £16/hr

  • Single Kayaks: £10/hr

  • Canoes: £15/hr (2 & 3 Person)

  • Canoe: £16/hr (4 Person)

  • Double Kayaks: £15/hr

  • Stand Up Paddle board: £10/hr - We only have 2 of these

Lifejackets are available free of charge.

If you know someone who enjoys the water, why not give them the gift of boating. Our vouchers can be used for any type of boating; kayaking, rowing, canoeing and narrowboat day hire or holiday hire.


    Dogs are very welcome on rowboats!