Boat Trips & Cruises

Below you will find links to buy tickets for our Boat Trips & Cruises !

 

River Thames Islands Cruise on the historic ‘Windrush’: Take a boat trip along the Thames. Guided commentary included.                                Click the button below for more info and tickets

Eventbrite - River Thames Islands Cruise on the historic MV Windrush

The beauty of the River Thames and the Knowledge of Peter Finch..what a great trip !

A Guided return boat trip from Kew Pier to Chiswick Pier aboard the Thames Discoverer and visit to the Chiswick RNLI station: Join Peter Finch – chairman of the River Thames Society and an authority on the river, aboard the magnificent Thames Discoverer launch. Peter will point out and illuminate landmarks throughout the trip.                            Click the button below for more info and tickets

Eventbrite - Guided Boat Trip on the Thames Discoverer

Walks, Tours and Riverside Adventures

Below you will find links to buy tickets for our Walks, Tours and Riverside Adventures !

Oliver’s Island

Olivers Island Adventure: Take a kayak trip to a secret Thames Island ! Click the button below for more info and tickets

Eventbrite - Olivers Island Adventure

“Mudlark” explorer walk: Discover our ancient and not so ancient past that is hidden in the mud, with Thames Mudlark Lara Maiklem. Click the button below for more info and tickets

Eventbrite - Strand on the Green 'Mudlark Explorer' Walk

Bird-watching Walks with Andrew Peel of RSPB: Whether you are an expert or a raw beginner you will love these bird-watching walks. Click the button below for more info and tickets

Eventbrite - Birdwatching Walks

walk in the footsteps of Jagger and Clapton

Talk & Walk at the Eel Pie Island Museum: A 20 minute guided tour of the place that helped launch the careers of The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and more British Rock Royalty.     Click the button below for more info and tickets

Eventbrite - Talk & Walk at the Eel Pie Island Museum

Photography Walk with Jon Perry: No matter what your skill level, bring along you camera and Jon will get you taking better photos in no time ! Click the button below for more info and tickets

Eventbrite - Photography Walk

Lots Ait Historic Boatyard Tour: Find out the amazing history of this hidden Thames boatyard that was used as a set for filming “The African Queen”. Click the button for more info and tickets

Eventbrite - Tour of Historic Lots Ait Boatyard

Thames Wildlife Walk with London Wildlife Trust:

Walk the foreshore and surrounding green spaces,hear about the animals that share the river with Londoners. Learn to identify some of the colourful dragonflies and interesting plant species. This wildlife walk will be led by one of the Trust’s dragonfly experts, and will reflect on a variety of plant and animal species that can be regularly seen on the Thames, as well as some of the rarer or secretive ones. Tickets are Free but must be applied for using the link below where you will also find full details.

 

 

Guided Bird & Nature Walks Around Kempton Nature Reserve

Kempton Nature Reserve is a 50 acre wetland site, and used to be an operational reservoir. It is now a site of Special Scientific interest for wetland birds such as gadwall and shoveler. Walk the circular paths and uncover the wildlife gems with local wildlife experts. In spring and summer the reserve’s main lake, meadows, ponds and woodlands comes alive with butterflies and dragonflies. You might see swifts, a common sandpiper, little grebe or if you are lucky a kingfisher or a sparrowhaw. The walks will last 1.5hrs and you will be guided by local experts. Walks will start at 9.30am and 11.30am. To book please email jane.clarke@thameswater.co.uk

Family Nature Trail at Kempton Nature Reserve

find the answers to the wildlife quiz, and use a magnifying glass to uncover wonderful mini-beasts. Follow the circular path through the reserve’s beautiful habitats to find the answers to the nature quiz. The Trial will be open between 1pm and 5pm and admission is free but booking is required. To book please email jane.clarke@thameswater.co.uk

 

Creekside Low Tide Walk: A guided adventure for adults and accompanied children ages 9+ in Deptford Creek. Wade in a wild river and experience a different perspective of London history and urban wildlife.Led by our conservationist with 30 years’ experience, we guarantee you some good, clean, muddy fun! Expeditions last about two hours and advance booking is essential to secure a place. Participants need to be reasonably fit as you will be walking on the bed of a wild river. We provide waders, a waterproof and a walking stick and suggest you wear old clothes. Click the button for more info and tickets

Tidefest Angling Championship

Thames Tidefest Angling Competition

50 peg Open – £1000 prize money plus pools and trophy

Sunday September 8th. 11.30am to 4.30pm – draw 8.30am

Strand on the Green, Kew Bridge London W4 3RE

We will be fishing three zones; the gravel foreshore downstream of Kew Bridge on the north bank, and below Chiswick road bridge and Barnes railway bridge on the south. In all sections there are large shoals of roach, dace and bream. Waders are essential and wading up to thigh depth is allowed within the confines of your peg. All species can be weighed in except eels.

Book your place now

Ron’s Tackle, 465 Upper Richmond Rd West, London SW14 7PU tel: 020 8876 4897

Tackle Up – 151 Fleet Road, Fleet GU51 3PD. tel 01252 616129

Or email sandra.johnson@anglingtrust.net to book tickets online or tel: 0115 822 4532

Cost: £20 all in – £15 pools plus £5 ticket – proceeds to Get Hooked on Fishing

Prizes: 1st place – £600; 2nd – £350; 3rd – £200; 4th – £100. Plus £50 per 5 peg section

 

Thames Tidefest 2019 date announced !

The date that everyone has been waiting for has been decided ! Thames Tidefest 2019 will take place on Sunday September 8th.

Full details of the activities and attractions that will be available are still to be confirmed, but you can be sure that It will be an absolutely fantastic day by the river, for the whole family !

London's Family River Festival