Our heritage river boats offer a unique and private venue for any event. Celebrate aboard one of our historical river boats as the picturesque river banks of the Upper Thames slip by.

Boat Charter Upper Thames


Create a perfectly unique and memorable wedding. Embark one of our heritage river boats from a riverside church and host an intimate wedding reception on board, or celebrate with drinks and canapés as we transport your guests to a riverside venue.

Boat Wedding Venue Upper Thames


Whether you're planning a birthday, anniversary, hen party or just want to get together with friends, our historical river boats are the most unique and private venues for a memorable celebration.

Party Boat Charter Event Thames


Impress your guests with an exclusive and unique experience aboard a heritage river boat. Cruise along some of the most iconic stretches of the River Thames whilst being attended our crew and private chef.

Corporate Event Function Boat Charter Thames
Oxford - Goring - Pangbourne - Reading - Sonning - Henley - Marlow - Bray - Windsor

Unique & Intimate Events Aboard Heritage River Boats on the upper thames

Our historical river boats are a perfectly unique, private and exclusive venue for your wedding reception, birthday celebration, hen party, corporate function or any other event.

Board our 1938 Dunkirk Little Ship or 1928 Coastal Defence Patrol Vessel at your chosen location and explore the wild and picturesque reaches of the Upper Thames whilst our crew serve your choice of food and drinks.

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create a memorable & exclusive event

No two events are ever the same on board our historical river boats; hosting your wedding, party or function with The River Boat Company is an exclusive and individual experience, guaranteeing a day to remember.

Our beautifully appointed heritage boats are quite unlike anything else on the River Thames, with charm and character aplenty. Watch the scenery from the deck or relax in the saloon, bar and dining area.

From small parties of 15-20 to larger groups of 50+ guests, celebrate with drinks and canapés, share a three-course meal prepared by private chef or rock the boat with a live band or DJ.

Wedding receptions & transport

Intimate unique wedding receptions on the Thames. Full wedding breakfast and dancing or canapés and sparkles between church and venue.

birthdays, celebrations & parties

A heritage boat makes the best birthday and anniversary party venue. Choose a formal or casual style, day or evening and match amazing food and drink.

Corporate hospitality & functions

The ultimate memory making way to entertain clients and staff. Formal sit down dining in opulent surroundings or quirky riverside BBQ and open deck dancing.

Get a charter quote online

Start planning your unique event today! Get a quote or make a charter booking enquiry online in just a few easy steps.