Lee Valley Boat Centre | Day Out With The Kids

Lee Valley Boat Centre

Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England

  • Women rowing boat from Lee Valley Boat Centre in Broxbourne
  • Pride of Lee boat taking passengers at Lee Valley Boat Centre in Broxbourne

Attraction Information

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Ages: 4+

Venue type: Outdoor

At just a stone's throw from Broxbourne train station Lee Valley Boat Centre is the prefect place to have fun on the water. You can hire an electric pleasure craft, pedalo or rowing boat and navigate the river. Situated within the picturesque River Lee Country Park, there's so much more to see and do.

If you've still got energy to burn, why not hire a bike and build up some speed along miles of surfaced pathways. If adrenalin sports are your thing, you can stop off at the brand new Lee Valley White Water Centre along the way. The centre is home to the London 2012 Canoe Slalom events, and from April 2011 you'll be able to enjoy thrilling white water rafting. If the thrill of white water rafting's not for you, the cafe terrace offers the perfect place to sit back and enjoy the views as fellow rafters are pushed to their limits.

If you're looking to relax, enjoy a leisurely stroll or simply take time out and unwind with a picnic whilst watching the abundance of wildlife go by.

If that's not enough, a 10 minute drive away is Lee Valley Park Farms.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Old Nazeing Road, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN10 6LX, England


Click here to visit Lee Valley Boat Centre's website
01992 462 085

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

8th April - 22nd October
Small Boat Hire
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:45
Day Boat Hire
Monday to Sunday 09:10 - 17:30
Closed Tuesday to Wednesday in October


General Admission
Small Boats from £12.00
Rowing Boat from £8.00
Pedalo from £9.00
Day Boats from £160.00
Security Deposit from £10.00

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome on the day boats but not in the small boats. 

Clothing requirements

Wear non-slip shoes.