We are based at the heart of the Upper Thames and cruise through some of the most stunning reaches of the Thames from Henley and Sonning up to Goring and Streatley.
Established in 1973 our family business has grown from simple roots when we had one small open launch ferrying people between Caversham in Reading and Mapledurham. These days we have a diverse fleet of river boats that offer a scheduled tripping service, private charter and cruises designed for group, tour and coach operators.
The view from our boats changes everyday as the river ebbs and flows, seasons change, and people glide by. We have Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire on our doorstep with amazing open countryside, picture postcard villages and no shortage of photo opportunities, it is hard not to fall in love with what we do.
Our boats are the key to the operation, from our very own Little Ship of Dunkirk all the way to our multi deck party and restaurant boats, they are our pride and joy.
Further details on private charter and our scheduled river cruises are available on our website www.thamesrivercruise.co.uk
Our Scheduled River Trips (Suitable for individuals and smaller groups)
Our scheduled river trips will run on Saturdays, Sundays, and Bank Holidays from April through to the end of October. Daily trips will run during the Easter School Holidays, May Half Term, and the Summer School Holidays. Please note that due the Reading Festival there will be no trips operating 22nd – 30th August.
We are also able to offer a selection of other river trips which are suitable for smaller groups and individuals. Details of these trips can be found on our website www.thamesrivercruise.co.uk with a book now button for you to book online.
Sunday Lunch Cruise: 27th March, 24th April, 15th May, 19th June, 17th July, 14th August, 25th September, 23rd October, 20th November & 4th December
Afternoon Tea Cruise: Saturdays: 7th May, 4th June, 16th July, 6th August & Sunday 4th September
Sundowner Cruise: Saturdays: 7th & 21st May, 11th & 25th June, 9th & 23rd July, 6th & 20th August, 3rd & 17th September
Goring Cruise & Goring Circular Cruise: Selected Thursdays: 12th May, 26th May, 9th June, 23rd June, 7th July, 28th July, 11th August, 8th September & 22nd September
Cream Tea Cruise to Pangbourne or Shiplake: Tuesdays
Shiplake: 17 May, 21 June, 26 July, 16 August & 27 September
Pangbourne: 03 May, 07 June, 12 July, 09 August & 06 September
River Trips For Larger Groups and Travel Operators (20 -120 Passengers)
We offer private charter of our vessels for groups of 20+ passengers making an exclusive and unique day to remember.
To discuss a booking and build a perfect trip please call the Bookings Team on 0118 948 1088 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Getting To Us
We are uniquely positioned between London, Oxford, Bath, and the South Coast with excellent road links from the M4 and M40 motorways. The mainline Reading railway station is a short walk from the river.
Cruises on the river can last an entire day or be dovetailed in with other activities. Many visitors enjoy afternoon tea onboard before travelling on to Oxford or London. Local attractions include: Reading Abbey & Museum, The Museum of English Rural Life, Henley River Rowing Museum, Basildon Park (National Trust) & Mapledurham House & Watermill.
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|2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
* Private Charter: 01 January - 31 December 2022
Group, tour & Coach Operator River Trips: April - September 2022
Scheduled River Trips: Easter - October 2022
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