Richmond Bridge Boathouse

River Thames
Traditional Thames rowing boat hire from Richmond Bridge

Hourly rentals
The idyllic peace of the River Thames is closer than you think! Rowing skiffs for hourly hire to carry 1, 2, 4, 6 or 8 persons are available throughout the season (March-October) on a first-come, first-served basis. Boats may also be reserved on request, including larger vessels to hold up to 12 persons. All boats are supplied with lifejackets if requested (compulsory for children).

Boat hire (including weddings & events)
For a wedding, birthday party, corporate entertainment or any other special occasion you can hire one or any number of our boats supplied with boatman. Full or part crew can also be hired dressed appropriately.


Film &TV work
Richmond Bridge Boathouses  offers a wide range of unpowered craft for film and photographic work. Experienced boatmen are also available. Film work includes Our American Friends, Thomas Moore, Orlando and most recently Great Expectations. Please call us for a quote, if you have a specific craft in mind, we will be happy to advise you on historical context and suitability of purpose.

Contact details:
Richmond Bridge Boathouses Ltd.,
Bridge Boathouses,
Richmond upon Thames, 
Phone: Mark Edwards, 020 8948 8270