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Why book direct?

Booking direct means that we can plan your stay from start to finish and ensure every part is the 5-star service you expect.

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Mess about on the river

Boat Trips
At Cliveden

Just imagine floating along the River Thames on your own private vintage boat with the best kind of bubbles, Laurent-Perrier Champagne of course! For the indulgent, we recommend adding a delicious afternoon tea picnic to your luxury cruise.

Vintage Launches

Lovingly restored vintage launches

In the Cliveden Boathouse on the River Thames, you will find a lovingly restored flotilla of vintage launches.

A jaunt down the River Thames in one of these exquisite treasures, whether for a glorious afternoon tea, a lazy picnic lunch or an indulgent Champagne cruise to Henley, offers the ultimate in sheer effortless enjoyment. The most luxurious boat trips on one of the most beautiful stretches of the Thames you can imagine.

Boat Picnics

Tailor-made for your private cruise

We would be delighted to put together a tailor-made cruise to your specification. Our Head Chef has a range of menus to choose from, ensuring the quintessentially English experience will be remembered for years to come.

Please note that we can cater for all dietary requirements with prior notice, including dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan and more. Please specify at the time of booking.

Please note that access to the boat is such that it means this trip is not suitable for people with limited mobility. Please see our full Terms of Sail for further information.

A trip to Cliveden would not be complete without a leisurely stroll around the beautiful 376-acre estate. An additional charge of £10 is levied by the National Trust for all guests visiting Cliveden House although if you are already a National Trust member there is no extra charge. Service charge is not included.