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Self drive boat hire

Be your own captain for the day! What better way to spend precious time with family or friends than in your very own motor boat enjoying the River Severn and beautiful surroundings!


small boat hire

silver surfer boat hire

Dilly Dally

Our newest addition to the fleet! An Orkney Longliner 16 is perfect for those wanting to spend the day fishing or for small groups of up to 4 people. This 16ft open top boat is robust, has a practical roomy layout and a HONDA 5 tiller engine. It’s simple but classic.


Our very popular Quintrex Busta 420 called “Floki” seats up to 4 people. This open-top boat comes with a stylish sun canopy to give protection from the weather, meaning you can have total relaxation whilst you cruise. The quirky seating layout is sociable. The boat is operated with a HONDA 5hp tiller engine making it super easy to handle! Perfect for small groups, special occasions or even a small business meeting!
floki boat hire upton upon severn
hire our pippin boat on the river severn


“Pippin” is an Orkney 40. It seats up to 4 people and is operated with a steering wheel on a HONDA 10hp outboard engine. It’s super easy to handle and has higher sides with a cuddy at the bow so is perfect for families! There is a storage compartment at the front too for all your belongings. Little ones love this boat!

Small boat hire prices and info


Dilly Dally

Floki | Pippin


All prices are per boat and not per person.


large boat hire

large boat hire upton upon severn

Sea Breeze

For larger groups we have our Hardy Fishing 17ft boats “Sea Breeze” and “Solothorn”. These charming boats have lots of character with a traditional style wooden steering wheel and a cuddy in the bow for protection against the weather.


The boats each have comfy padded seating for up to 7 people so are perfect for a family day outing and with a beam of 7ft wide it has plenty of space to manoeuvre around in. You can even fit a small folding table or blanket for a picnic, should you wish to bring one along. The Hardy also has four sealed buoyancy chambers for added safety.
boats for self drive hire on the river severn
hire the moorhen boat at Upton upon Severn


This is our newest large boat which also seats up to 7 people. “Moorhen” has a slightly larger more enclosed cuddy at the bow to provide protection from the weather. It has a HONDA 10hp engine with steering wheel. There is plenty of seating all around and lots of storage space. A fantastic boat for a full day outing or celebration with family and friends. Very safe and easy to operate.

large boat hire prices and info

Book one of our large boats now! Pack your captains hat, practice your “Ahoys” and look forward to having a fabulous experience on the water.


Solothorn | Sea Breeze | Moorhen


All prices are per boat and not per person.

Included with your boat hire


Fuel provided for your fishing or boat trip.


Information and maps to help you with your trip.

byoyancy aids


Buoyancy aids provided for your boating trip.


Full training on how to use the boat and keep you safe on the river.


What people say about us

  • star rating  What a lovely trip on the River Severn. A lovely couple who run the boat hire as well. Excellent pre trip information and maps, excellent instruction on the... read more

  • star rating  We thoroughly enjoyed our trip out on Floki this afternoon. It was a really great experience, a brilliant boat and made even better by the really friendly welcome and... read more

  • star rating  Friendly booking and handover. Clean, well-maintained boat, floatation aids, and boatyard. Highly recommended.

  • star rating  A fun day on the river was had by all today. Starts with easy parking at Upton marina and Karen doing the admin and safety bit before setting off on... read more

  • star rating  Hired "Pippin" for a 4-hour trip to Worcester and back, with teenage son and a friend of the family. Beautiful day. Everything felt very relaxed. Tim was friendly and helpful,... read more

  • star rating  Tim was extremely warm, friendly and helpful! Very clear instructions for the boat so was great for the kids. We moored the boat by a lovely nearby pub to get... read more