Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Hire Base Still in Thrupp

North Oxford’s premier Canoe and Kayak hire base is still operating in Thrupp. Canoeing weather is not far away.
 
Have you ever thought you might like to take out a canoe or kayak on to Oxfords waterways for the afternoon now the hot weather is here?
Where would you go to languish on the calm waters of the Oxford Canal or paddle along the more challenging river?
Where would you go in Oxford to hire a canoe or kayak?
Canoe & Kayak Hire
Thrupp Oxford
Canoe Clip Art
In Thrupp, 8 miles north of Oxford, at the old BW yard on the OXFORD CANAL you can hire a canoe or kayak by the hour or by the day/half day. You can set off in tree lined shade along the canal and then on to the river for an enjoyable paddle ‘up the creek’ so to speak.
If you can’t be bothered to make lunch we can provide a picnic lunch for £8 pp. You can have lunch in Annie’s Tea Rooms or finish your day with a fabulous dinner at the near by Boat Inn
North from Thrupp will take you by way of Shipton Weir Lock onto the River Cherwell where you can go north again to Bakers lock and The Rock of Gibraltar or south down towards the old paper mill at Hampton Gaye.
South from Thrupp to the Jolly Boatman then onward you will pass the outskirts of Kidlington and if you are fit down to the River Thames.
Phone 01865842708
The phone will be answered by a garden landscaping company but it is all the same people so leave a message. If you want to turn up on spec ask in the tea rooms for me, Maffi, and we will get your boat out onto the water.
Set your Tom Tom to OX5 1JZ Look forward to seeing you soon.
Ciao

5 comments:

Kevin Ronnie said...

Maffi- A link for you (not directly related, but as you spent some time in Coventry & Hawkesbury last year, this may be a little bit interesting.

A new Marina planned right next to my boat? This was my favourite Lottery win dream, to utilize the old golf course.

http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/2012/01/10/marina-plan-for-hawkesbury-canalside-golf-course-92746-30088854/

Kevin Ronnie

Brian and Diana on NB Harnser http://nbharnser.blogspot.com said...

Is the Boat Inn open again?
We sometimes hire a Canadian Canoe on the Broads
http://nbharnser.blogspot.com/2011/07/view-canoe-trip-in-larger-map.html

Kevin Ronnie said...

The Boat Inn is open again but struggles me thinks, whereas the rip off, that is the Greyhhound, makes a fortune. Only 500 yrds between the 2, but location, location, location.

Kevin Ronnie

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