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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: 1-4


large boat hire: 1-7

Upton-upon-Severn

small boat hire

dilly dally boat hire on the river severn

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, and bigger than it looks! It has a practical roomy layout and a HONDA 5 tiller engine. It’s simple but classic.

Floki

NOT SUITABLE FOR FISHING

NOT AVAILABLE FOR HIRE DURING WINTER SEASON – 1st OCTOBER – 1st APRIL

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 sun canopy is rigid and cannot be removed. 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

NOT AVAILABLE FOR HIRE DURING WINTER SEASON – 1st OCTOBER – 1st APRIL

“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

PRICES

Dilly Dally

Floki | Pippin

Dogs

All prices are per boat and not per person.

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Upton-upon-Severn

large boat hire

large boat hire upton upon severn

Sea Breeze

NOT AVAILABLE FOR HIRE DURING WINTER SEASON – 1st OCTOBER – 1st APRIL

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

The boat has 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.

Solothorn

“Solothorn” is the sister boat of “Sea Breeze”. Identical in size and layout. Again, with padded seating for up to 7 people and with a beam of 7ft wide it has plenty of space to manoeuvre around in. This boat is also operated with a HONDA 10 outboard engine. 

boats for self drive hire on the river severn
hire the moorhen boat at Upton upon Severn

Moorhen

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.

PRICES

Solothorn | Sea Breeze | Moorhen

Dogs

All prices are per boat and not per person.

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Skippered hire price: £80 per hour

Price is per boat and not per person and a minimum of 1 hour must be booked. Find out more

Decorate your boat

You are more than welcome to decorate your boat if you are celebrating a special occasion. Please be aware there is limited time in-between hires for cleaning and refuelling so any decoration would have to be done within your hire time. Further details can be discussed on request.

Food and Drink

Customers are advised to bring their own lunch. Or to make life easier you can pre-order one from our recommended picnic provider. See the ‘Pack a Picnic’ page for more information.

RIVERN SEVERN

Included with your boat hire

FUEL

Fuel provided for your fishing or boat trip.

INFO

Information and maps to help you with your trip.

byoyancy aids

BUOYANCY AID

Buoyancy aids provided for your boating trip.

TRAINING

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


TESTIMONIALS

What people say about us

Winter hours

From 1st October – 1st April

We are running a reduced service and are only open Saturdays and Sundays, between 9am – 5pm. (earlier starts can be arranged)