Please read all important information below



~Suggested times for a full sail of Weir, River, Lock & Countryside is a minimum of 4 hours cruise


Our minimum hire is 3 hours hire inclusive of 2 hour cruise


Durations and distances covered  -click link -  River Avon Cruises


Bar will close 20 mins before the end of the hire period and entertainment 10 mins before end.


~All sailing is subject to safe condition of the River and is at the discretion


~All pricing within our information package is inclusive of VAT at 20%


Under our licence laws we are unable to accept outside catering in any form.


Please check with us first concerning special occasion cakes and please supply your own serviettes for this purpose.


Catering must be provided for all events. Please discuss this with us.


~Children under 10 having the adult menu are priced at 70% of the adult rate


~We offer the opportunity for you to supply your own wines for toast and with meal only

We charge a corkage rate (please check drinks page)

Corkage includes glassware & service.

Wine will be removed once food service is over and any remaining wine will be given back to you at the end of the event.


We do not under any circumstance accept outside DJ's or DJ Set events.

Our in house DJ will provide all discos on board unless in the event he is unable to and we are unable to find an alternative.



We hold a strict policy regarding own alcohol and drugs and we reserve the right to perform a bag search

(anyone found with unpermitted alcohol or any substances on them will be responsible

to a premature end to the event)


Coming of age parties and student parties will be at the descretion of the management and do include strict guidelines.

Please enquire and provide us with as much information as possible for us to make a decision.


Certain events will require an additional damage deposit to be paid on hire. This will be returned after the event

as long as the vessel has sustained no damage or no additional costs have incurred. Please check with us.


All live outside entertainment brought on board will incurr an additional fee, please check with us first.

The Penny Lane is not responsible to provide food and drink for entertainers, photographers etc please ensure you have

informed us that you wish to provide a meal and drinks for them.


All persons looking under the age of 18 will be asked for ID


Maximum numbers of bodies on board 106 this includes crew, entertainers and babies.


All parties running over the hire period will incurr an additional hire cost.

Delays over the first 15 minutes and every 15 minute thereafter will be charged at half the hourly rate for each 15 minutes delay.


Children are to be supervised by a responsible adult at all times. the boat is not a playground and must be respected by all who use it.


The Penny Lane operates a strict safety policy


(anyone who abuses the safety rules, puts others in danger, ignores or abuses the crew - will be removed from

the vessel at the nearest safe point on route or bring a premature end to the charter for the entire party)





A non refundable deposit of 60% of the boat hire charge is required when booking.


 Payment of the balance of boat hire is due 28 days before the event.


All catering is based on final numbers provided 2 weeks prior to the event unless requested earlier by the company.

The company must be informed of any additions to these numbers as soon as possible.

Payment of any additonal items, decorations , entertainment etc is required 14 days before the event.


~No discount will be given during the months of Feb March April Oct Nov if the vessel does not sail due to unpredictable

river conditions and fast flowing under currents. This is already taken into account within our winter pricing.

A complimentary cruise of a maximum of up to 2 hours will be given if the skipper deems acceptable.


Bank Holiday Mondays are charged at Sat eve rates.


A copy of signed terms and conditions must be received by us 2 weeks after receipt of the deposit invoice.


All charters will only proceed having received full payment of invoices and a copy of signed terms and conditions.

Terms & Conditions

Please make sure you throughly read our full terms and condtions  before signing and returned to us signed upon receipt.

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Wedding Tariff


Exclusive Wedding Hire Rates cover up to 9 hours use of the boat inclusive of 4 hrs straight sailing (weather permitting)


There is a minimum 5 hour hire during the months of June/ July & August for any Wedding Event.


Wedding Packages and what they include can be found by going to our Wedding section


Any additional time required for opening the boat prior to your hire for

suppliers and decorating will be charged at £50.00 an hour


All Christmas Parties are non sailing events.














We do not operate day charters Monday - Friday


Saturday & Sunday Charters - Bookings to made between the hours of 11.00am - 5pm


Evening Charters - Bookings to be made between the hours of 7pm - 11pm  - Sunday - Thursday   7pm - 1am Friday/Saturday


These times are not applicable to Wedding Hire

Weddings on Saturdays during June/July & August require a minimum of 5 hour hire



Bank Hol