Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Lee Valley Boat Centre wish to update you on the precautionary measures which we are taking to minimise the spread of COVID-19 to both customers and our employees and this means we will be CLOSED until further notice

If you have a booking for boat hirebetween March and June and we remain closed we will honour this at a later time and have contacted all customers who have already booked with us. If your booking is later in the year we hope this can still go ahead

Please follow the Government’s health and safety advice and, where possible, use contactless payment:

Keep safe and stay well.

  • Wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds.
  • Always wash your hands when you get home or into work.
  • Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
  • When you cough or sneeze, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve. Put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards.
  • Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean.
  • Keep your distance stay at least 2 metres away from other people

Welcome to Lee Valley Boat Centre

Lee Valley Boat Centre
Old Nazeing Road
EN10 6LX
01992 462 085
Lee Valley Boat Centre


Prices for circular cruises are as follows.
Adults £7.00
Child/Concs £5.00

Upcoming Public Cruises

These must be booked in advance.

  • SUNDAY LUNCH @ £30pp, 22 March 2020  12:00 - 15:00.
  • CREAM TEA - CANCELLED, 22 March 2020  16:30 - 18:30.

Upcoming Circular Cruises

These cannot be booked in advance.

There are no cruises this month, please check another month. Thank you.

Office open for Passenger boat and Day boat bookings 10.00-15.00 Monday to Friday

Electric Boats, Main Hirer must be over 18 Years of age.(ID May be required)
Pedalos and Row Boats, Main Hirer must be over 16 Years of age.(ID may be required)
Day Boat Hire – 9:15am to 5.30pm – 7 days per week. Booking essential.

Relax, cruise away from the pressures of work and phone for a few hours, on board one of our Day Boats. Experience life at the leisurely pace of four miles per hour. These boats must be booked in advance. We also offer hourly hire Electric Boats, Rowing Boats and Pedalo’s from Easter to the end of the October. These small boats CAN NOT BE PREBOOKED. Please call 01992 462085 to check availability. Prices are valid until the end of December 2020. Please Note: All children under the 16 years of age must wear a bouyancy aid which we will supply and fit free of charge for the duration of hire.

The Lee Valley Boat Centre is a small friendly business with the intention of giving everyone the chance of experiencing the River Lee. From passenger boat hire for larger groups to small rowing boats for up to 4 persons we aim to provide a means to travel along the River Lee at an affordable cost. The boats are available from the boat centre in Broxbourne with the exception of the passenger boats, which are boarded at the mooring slightly further upstream. In the interests of safety all children under the age of 16 years will have to wear a buoyancy aid which we supply and fit free of charge prior to boarding one of our boats (exception being the passenger boats which have their own safety management system on board). Dogs / pets are permitted on our day boats but unfortunately not on any of our small boats (electric, rowing or pedalos) or passenger boats where food is being served. The boring part - Please read carefully our Terms & Conditions (Day Boats, Small Boats) of hire for whichever boat you are interested in hiring as they include information to keep everyone safe whilst on the river.

A selection of boats available to hire.


      Great time with family and kids, good experience and amazing relax. Good value for money. Kids love it and easy and not far from train station distance.

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      we hired a canal boat for our party exclusively the staff were friendly and helpful and we had a great day easy access for disabled and there was no fuss... read more


      Been here twice.. both times amazing.. hire a boat up to 10 people I believe. Staff really friendly. Chose between 30min - 1hour. A really nice romantic cruise down the... read more

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