Somerset Boat Centre

Maidenmead Moorings, Bridgwater, TA7 0DQ

Somerset Boat Centre


A little further afield into wider Somerset, is the Somerset Boat Centre, where they offer a variety of ways to get on or be near the water and have some fun.

Offering canoes, kayaks, self-drive motor boats and a chartered narrowboat and they also have a wheelchair accessible boat. 

Skippered Narrow Boat Trips

Available for morning, afternoon and evening cruises. A new trip narrow boat able to carry twelve passengers and two crew is available for private hire.

Wheelchair Accessible Boat Trips

Available to hire by the hour, minimum 1 hour maximum 3 hours. This is a specially adapted wheelchair accessible boat and can carry up to 4 chair users and 4 carers, or a maximum of 10 passengers. (depending on size and weight of wheelchair) This comes with a skipper and those with upper mobility are able to have a go at driving with a unique helm position.

Rowing Boats

4 seater rowing boats available to hire from 1 hour, very stable and dry boats ideal for those that want a little exercise!

Day Boats

Self drive day boats are available to hire on a daily basis and available all year. The Orkney dory’s can carry four people and are powered by new tohatsu 6hp engines. Full instruction is given before the hire starts. Please refer to hire agreement when booking.

Canadian Canoes

Pelican ram-x 3 seater canoes (or 2 adults 2 children) are available to book for an hour, half day or full day. Lifejackets and buoyancy aids will be provided.


Single and twin seater Kayaks available to hire on a ‘turn up and paddle’ basis, however prior booking is advised.

Paddle Boards

Enjoy paddleboarding in Somerset with paddleboards available to hire; these are very stable and ideal for beginners, no need for wetsuits just wear comfortable clothing but bring some spare clothes just in case!

For latest opening times, prices and booking information, please call or visit their website. 


  • Family friendly Family friendly
  • Group Bookings Group Bookings
  • Partial Disabled Access Partial Disabled Access

Contact Details

Somerset Boat Centre, Maidenmead Moorings, North Newton, Bridgwater, Somerset , United Kingdom, TA7 0DQ

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