Start your holiday in the beautiful countryside at Sutton Courtenay and discover many historic and lively places within striking distance on your River Holiday!

Boating on The Thames

With its wide open waterway, easy to find mooring spots both in or out of town, the Thames has a lot to offer in terms of an exciting boating holiday. 

Room For Everyone

One of the best things about boating on the Thames is the large expanse of water, with lots of room to pass fellow boats and plenty of free morning places both in the towns or the countryside. 

Manned Locks

When boating on the Thames dont worry if locks aren't so much your thing. With friendly lockkeepers you can be assured they will help and assits you through  and even operate the locks for you during their working hours. 

Most locks also have water points and pump outs in case you need them on a longer holiday hire. 

Stunning Countryside 

From Lechalde at the start of the navigable river Thames right down towards London at its mouth you can rest assured you will experience some amazing countryside views and wildlife. 

Gentle Flow 

While in winter the river swells and expands rest assured in summer its seldom like that with a nice gentle flow making narrowboating easy and enjoyable.

Here are just a few of our favourites.....

Abingdon from the river


Discover the annual festivals and gourmet delights in this historic market town.

Oxford college students


Where the Thames meets the 
Oxford Canal

From the Westgate Shopping Centre to the historic buildings of the University, there's plenty to keep you busy in Oxford.


Home to the Royal Family why not take your boating holiday and explore this most historic location.


Henley on Thames

Famous for the Regatta every summer, you could be in Henley in just 4 days boating.


The mount of the Thames is just a few miles north of Lechlade, but this is the closest you can navigate up river. Why not moor alongside the pub and have dinner or meal?

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