Located next to The Big Bridge in Tonbridge High Street, we offer easily accessible rowing boats for hire by the hour.
If a peaceful guided trip is not energetic enough for you then we have rowing boats for hire.
If any person in the party has a disability please contact us to discuss requirements and access before travelling.
Rowing boats are available from 1100 to last hire at 4pm... (weather and river permitting)
See schedule generally they operate:-
There is no need to book, boat hire is on the basis of turn up and go with first come first served,
if we are busy then we will take your phone number and call you when a boat is available.
If you are visiting or travelling from outside the Tonbridge area,
email your request in advance and we will do our best to get you afloat.
There is no need to book, boat hire is on the basis of turn up and go with first come first served.
If you are travelling from outside the Tonbridge area
phone on 07308 956947 after 11am and we'll help all we can.
Multi boat, extended hires, or special occasion - bookings can be arranged in advance by emailing.
The boats are designed to hold a maximum 400Kg (60St) and be easily rowed,
so can take up to 4 adults and 2 children
Sorry no, under 2's are not permitted on rowing boats.
We insist that under 14's wear a buoyancy aid
we will provide them, we also have limited stock of adult sizes if requested.
We advise rowing upstream and going to the right,
round the island, keeping the island on your left side, do not pass under the railway bridge
but return downstream back to the mooring. We provide a briefing and a map to help.
The hire is for one hour, please adhere to the time as we will have other bookings waiting,
if you are uncertain of making it round the island in time, turn round after 30 minutes and come back.
If you are at, or have passed the railway bridge you are half way.
Extended hire is available by the hour, late return will incur additional cost.
We provide a map in the boats with our emergency contact number,
call us, there is a power boat providing safety cover.
An adult (16+) is required to be in the boat and be responsible for the hire at all times.
The cost of boat hire is £5 per Adult and £3 for under 16's with a minimum hire of £10 per hour,
Payment is before the hire, by cash or card,
proof of ID plus and/or a mobile number will be required prior to the hire.
The best contact is in advance by email or on the day call 07308 956947 after 11am.
Ver 10 Dec 2022
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