Cherwell Boathouse Punting

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Bardwell Road, Oxford, OX2 6JT
Tel: 01865 515978
The Cherwell Boathouse is an iconic Oxford punt station

There are over 80 traditional hand-crafted punts, built on the premises, available to rent. We also have rowing boats and Canadian canoes for hire. Life-jackets (of all sizes) are available if required. Maximum 6 people per punt. Couples, families, groups, coach parties, schools and corporate entertainment all welcome.

See Local News for hiring details during the pandemic.

From 10am until dusk, mid-March to mid-October, punts are hired out by the hour or day from the punt office at the front of the Boathouse.

Punt Hire: £20 per hour/£100 for a full day.

Booking is not possible in advance, but availability is always good during the week. On busy weekends, punts are allocated on a first come first served basis. We open at 10am and queues can start around midday. At this point we give out numbers and when your number is called you will be allocated a punt. You can enjoy refreshments from the Teahut while you wait.

Picnics can be ordered in advance (with 48 hours’ notice) and prices start from £9.50 per person. Dogs are welcome.

Plan your outing with the Punting Map of Oxford (also on sale at the Boathouse). And watch a video on how to punt.

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