All Day Canoe Hire - Scudamore's Boatyard Cambridge

All Day Canoe Hire

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Canoe to Grantchester

Grab your friends for an adventure and save money with our fantastic all day canoe hire offer. Experience canoeing the rural route out from central Cambridge along the upper river, through woodlands and meadows then on to the idyllic village of Grantchester. 

There are many activities to chose from in Grantchester before heading back. Consider taking your own picnic, heading for a traditional pub lunch at the legendary Red Lion or following longstanding-tradition with a quintessentially English cream tea at The Orchard Tea Garden. 

Boat Hire Terms

Our canoes can hold up to 4 people.
The minimum age for hiring a boat is 16 years old.
Personal buoyancy aids (life-vests for swimmers or life-jackets for non-swimmers) are included as part of the hire and must be worn.
Hire is subject to our boat hire Terms & Conditions.

Additional Information

Your online booking is valid for all day hire of a 4 person canoe towards Grantchester. Please note that anyone over the age of 12 months counts as a passenger. Life jackets will be provided before you leave.

Your boat can be collected at our Granta Place Boatyard at anytime between 9:00 and 14:00 (between 9:00 and 12:00 at weekends) on the reserved day. Please note that before you head off, we take a security deposit of a credit card imprint. Canoes must be returned by 21:00 or the day's closing time, whichever is earlier.

All day boat hire can be purchased in advance online or through our Bookings Team on 01223 359750. Boats can also be hired on a walk-up basis at our Boatyard.



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Online bookings are available for tours along the College Backs and Self-Hire towards Grantchester.

If you have any questions contact us at, Facebook Messenger or on 01223 359750.

Email or Call Us: 01223 359750