All Day Kayak Hire - Scudamore's Boatyard Cambridge

All Day Kayak Hire

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Kayaking to Grantchester

Save money with our fantastic all day kayak offer. Explore the upper river and take a picnic to enjoy on the meadows. 

This activity is best done with a friend and is a great way to get fit. We provide life jackets to all customers and we can provide dry bags on request. 


Conditions of Hire

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 single kayak towards Grantchester. 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. Kayaks 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