Boat hire in bedford - Open for 2018

Hire a boat on Longholme Lake


A tranquil escape, perfect for a spring or summers day with friends or family


This shallow lake is set on 5.8 acres and boasts plentiful wildlife with islands reserved for nesting.


Scroll down for more  information including opening times. 


This service cannot be booked in advance.

The Boats

Row Boats

Our high sided Viking boats are being restored to their former glory.

We have 11 large row boats.

These boat are easy to row and can take up to 4 people. 

Don't worry we can show you how if you have never tried before.

A unique choice for boat hire in Bedford. 

Bookings are not available for boat hire at this time. 

Peddle Boats

We have 4 peddle boats available to hire. 

These boats seat up to 4 people.

Operated by foot, both backwards and forwards.

Use a central rudder control to navigate the lake

Make sure to take turns, it's a good workout :)

It's the best way to see Bedfords Embankment 


Prices

30 minutes - £10.00


60 minutes - £15.00


Deposit Required 


Cash & card welcome

Boat Hire opening times

Saturday, Sunday & school holidays

Hours

Mon

10:00 – 17:00

Tue

10:00 – 17:00

Wed

10:00 – 17:00

Thu

10:00 – 17:00

Fri

10:00 – 17:00

Sat

10:00 – 17:00

Sun

10:00 – 17:00



Boat hire is available on request mid week during term times with 24 hours advanced notice. 

Hire may be closed at any time due to high winds or adverse weather. 

Boat hire runs from April - October 

Safety on the water

For safety a maximum of 4 people only are permitted for each boat rental

Life jackets are provided and recommended.

Children under 14 years must be accompanied by an adult

Children under 12 years must wear a life jacket.

All riders must be 12 months or over.

Please see our hire agreement below for more terms

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