River tourism and cruises in England
In England, we offer you to enjoy river tourism from 2 different points of view.
- On the one hand, you can choose to navigate the Thames and discover the history of England by visiting cities such as Windsor and its royal castle or the city of Oxford, known for hosting the oldest university in the country, as well as other typical English towns on the banks of the river. River.
- On the other hand, you can sail through the Norfolk Broads region, the most important nature reserve in England, where you will see a great variety of animal species. A river cruise to relax enjoying nature and the traditions of England. In this region you will also have the possibility of practicing water sports such as canoeing, windsurfing, fishing or simply taking a bath.
Go on a river cruise through England and start enjoying a relaxing and amazing vacation!
As you sail up the Thames by boat and past Hampton Court Palace or Windsor Castle, you will feel transported to a bygone era in history. The river also passes through large cities where you can spend an afternoon visiting museums, bars and shops, as well as small towns where you can enjoy a quiet life.
The River Thames is still quite busy. From its source in the Cotswold Mountains, it circulates 346 kilometers to the North Sea.
This river has been, for millennia, the most important in England. It served as the main artery for the transport of goods both within and outside its borders, and as a base for the British army.
Only the River Severn is longer. At the mouth, the Thames reaches a width of more than 8 kilometers and generates wetlands in its delta with birds and marine fauna.
Come sail the Thames from West London to Oxford.
You will be able to discover all the castles, mansions, and other “so British” buildings built over the centuries on the banks of this remaining river.
In another field, the shallow rivers and small lakes of Norfolk Broad allow you to navigate the British countryside and through villages in the midst of nature reserves. You can navigate up to 300 km without any lock.
You will arrive in England simply by plane via Heathrow or Stansted international airports.
The Thames is an ideal Destination for:
History and heritage
The Thames is probably one of the most historic waterways. Although it becomes more palpable when you travel through Windsor Castle, Cliveden House and Hampton Court Palace, its heritage and history are everywhere: it is not uncommon to dine in a pub built 500 years ago.
Children will have a great time at LEGOLAND Windsor with its hilarious attractions and live shows, the little ones will be able to enjoy Chessington World of Adventures, a magnificent theme park for children under 12 years old. As the family tour Hampton Court Palace near Kingston-upon-Thames.
As you navigate the River Thames, you will discover magnificent nooks and crannies for hooking rutiles, barbels, pike, perch, carp and catfish. In Oxford and Reading you can fish freely.
The Thames locks are fully automatic and always have an operator.
The Thames will bring the quintessential cultural and historical cruise and Norfolks Broad will offer the pastoral cruise in the midst of nature and nature reserves.
Civilizations always developed on the banks of rivers. England or is an exception. As you cruise the Thames from West London to Oxford, you will travel into the heart of British civilization.
Norfolks broads is a UK national park consisting of a network of rivers and lakes. Of course it is by boat that one can best explore the 300 km of navigable rivers and the fourteen lakes that make up the Broads, all without any locks. In the Lake District, one of Britain's main wildlife reserves, there are Chinese water deer, kingfishers, herons, great crested grebes, etc. Lake villages are known for their thatched roofs and woodwork. exposed of their churches.
Some stages not to be missed:
Worldwide known for having the oldest university in the world, Oxford is home to priceless and sometimes original treasures. The prisons of his 11th century castle were transformed into a hotel. If you find the Ashmolean Museum unappealing, visit the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Your kids will love your dinosaur gallery.
Of course he knows London. You've heard of Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, but are you familiar with the petticoat market or Madame Tussauds?
Passing through Windsor, you cannot miss its castle which is the largest inhabited castle in the world (45,000 m²). Maybe I can see the Queen!
Enjoy your stay in the Broads to go to Norwich, the county town of Norfolk that has no less than two cathedrals, thirty-one churches and three hundred and seventy pubs!
But it is not all. One of the largest open air markets in England, many chain retail stores and so many independent shops will allow you to fill your boat with all kinds of purchases.
For some tours, a license is required, please contact us