BOAT HIRE & PICNIC BASKET
Why not explore the local area in style with a leisurely cruise down our tranquil stretch of the River Thames. Whether you choose to skipper your own vessel or sit back and relax while an experienced captain guides you along, there are few better ways to make the most of your time at Oakley Court.
Make the most of summer with our Picnic Basket offering!
Have your very own Afternoon Tea Picnic Basket … You can enjoy:
- A freshly made selection of finger sandwiches
- A freshly baked plain and seasonal scone served with clotted cream and fruit preserves
- A selection of cakes and fancies
- Tea or coffee and a bottle of still or sparkling water.
£45.00 per person
Please Note: Pre booking is essential. 48 hours notice will be required for each booking. No wet-weather alternative available. Please be advised that picnic blankets will not be provided.
External Hampers are strictly prohibited, only hampers purchased from Oakley Court will be permitted in the grounds.
SELF DRIVE BOAT HIRE
(Available April – October)
Fancy the idea of captaining your own boat? Why not! Thanks to our self-drive electric boats you can be a skipper in no time.
The idea way to spend an hour or so, exploring the river at your own leisurely pace – our self-drive electric boats are available to hire throughout the summer months and can be driven without prior experience. These boats are moored at the hotel, making them an ideal way to enjoy the local area in style.
With capacities up to 6 guests, why not make it a group affair! We recommend booking in advance.
Self-drive boat hire can be booked by the hour for our residents.
Non-residents are also able to hire our self-drive boats by the hour but a Picnic Basket must be ordered per person to take on board.
PRIVATE LUXURY RIVER CRUISES
A selection of four luxury river cruisers can be hired via the hotel to experience the scenic beauty of the river in style!
Each vessel has its own unique style and is skippered by a professional driver allowing you to sit back, relax and enjoy the sights.
With capacities for up to 12 guests, a private river cruise is perfect for any occasion from birthdays to corporate drinks receptions or even a romantic trip for two.
We can even provide picnic baskets and drinks (must be pre-booked) to ensure you have all you need for a truly luxurious outing.