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The Royal River Thames, from the Cotswolds to London

All flood warnings have now been removed for the River Thames and the main cruising season is about to start with operators along the river ready and waiting. Some are already operating and others will begin during April.

'As the temperature hit 20 degrees in March it was satisfying to see the desire from so many people to go boating after the devastating flooding on the Thames, which has made the river a no-go area throughout January and February.' Jonathan Hobbs, MD, Hobbs of Henley. Read more...

There are still plenty of things to do along the river, so please continue to support these businesses and plan a visit to one of the market towns, a museum or watch the Changing of the Guard taking place in Windsor.


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New Orleans

Swan Lifeline Cruise

Swan Lifeline has again chartered the luxury boat, The NEW ORLEANS from Hobbs in Henley for a four...

Hobbs of Henley Traditional Jazz Cruise

Hobbs of Henley Traditional Jazz Cruise

The Jazz cruises feature live traditional jazz during a three hour cruise where the cash bar is...

Royal Swan Upping

Royal Swan Upping Exhibition

As part of the Museum’s jubilee project this exhibition brings together unique objects and...


Hobbs of Henley Wildlife Cruise

Join the Chilterns Conservation Board and Hobbs of Henley for a ‘wildlife watching cruise’. The...

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Salter Steamers Ltd - Oxford

Salter Steamers Ltd - Oxford

As one of the longest established firms on the Thames we own one of the largest and most exclusive fleets operating on the river. Our cruises combine...