Boat Trips and Hires

Gloucester Waterways Museum offers a great selection of boat trip and hire options on its two boats, King Arthur and Queen Boadicea II.

Trips depart from the dockside at the museum for either the River Severn or the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal.
Boat trips

45-minute boat trips on the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal with historic commentary by the skipper.

Museum quayside, midday, 1.30pm and 2.30pm
April to October, Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays throughout the period, plus weekdays 1 May to 30 August

Additional sailings are sometimes available. Call or email the museum for details 01452 318200.

Group bookings for boat trips can happen any time - we just need two weeks notice.

  • Adult £4.95
  • Concession £4.25
  • Child £3.50
  • Under 3s free
  • Family £15 (two adults & two children)

Click here for our 2011 schedule of special cruises on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and the River Severn
Click here for our scheduled cruises booking form
Click here for our scheduled cruises group booking form
Private boat hire

The Queen Boadicea II and King Arthur are available for private hire and provide beautiful floating venues with constantly changing backdrops for celebrations, meetings or special events.

Boats can be on the move or moored up. They are ideal for wedding breakfasts, birthday buffets and anniversary cruises; product launches and corporate hospitality.

With each boat we offer;

  • spacious covered deck area
  • in-door saloon
  • choose to cruise or stay moored up
  • capacity of 100 standing (60 in winter) or 46 seated
  • full catering options
  • menus tailored to suit your requirements
  • well-stocked bar facilities
  • decoration and entertainment

Information and bookings
Click here to download our Boat Hire information pack.
Call Doreen Davies on 01452 318200 or email us

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