WE ARE SORRY TO DISAPPOINT BUT DUE TO THE GOVERNMENTS RESTRICTIONS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER OUR RIVER SERVICES AT THIS TIME.
Cruise with us on Artful Dodger
April to October
Wednesday River Trips
Local trips in Bedford from the Town Bridge
3.30pm Sundays from Danish Camp
Other trips and private hire by arrangement
Enjoy breakfasts, lunches and Cream Teas served on board (Pre-ordered)
- Licensed for 12 Passengers
- Birthday Parties and Celebrations
- Corporate events
Please note that if river levels are high, or weather conditions poor, the Artful Dodger will not be able to operate.
‘One-Hour’ Self Drive Boat Hire
We have a number of ultra-safe boats for hire on the river. Powered by Electric outboard motors, they are each suitable for up to 4 passengers. We provide buoyancy aids free of charge and the river provides a safe environment for bird and wildlife spotting and easy cruising for a minimum of 2 miles in each direction. There’s no need to book – just turn up!
Conditions of Hire
- £30 for one hour – plus £30 deposit
- Age restrictions apply
- Person hiring boat must be over 21
- Identification & proof of age will be required