Exploring the Thames with Hobbs of Henley

POSTED ON April 30, 2024

In a town made famous by boat races, it would be almost criminal to visit without exploring the Thames by boat. You might consider embarking on a journey with Hobbs of Henley, a premier boat company that has been synonymous with river adventures for over a century.

Whether you’re a seasoned river enthusiast or a first-time visitor, stepping aboard one of Hobbs’ meticulously crafted vessels promises an unforgettable experience. Imagine gliding along the gentle currents of the Thames, surrounded by lush greenery and historic landmarks that whisper tales of Henley’s storied past. You will soon experience that time seems to slow down when on the river, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of your surroundings.

Henley river with Hobbs of Henley boat yard and the houses and church.

But the magic of Hobbs of Henley doesn’t end with serene cruises and fun self-drive explorations; it extends to a vibrant calendar of events: From lively charity quiz nights that bring the community together to enchanting public cruises that showcase the town’s talent, there’s always something exciting happening on board.

One of the most beloved events hosted by Hobbs of Henley is the enchanting Santa on Board experience during the festive season. Picture Santa Claus himself gracing the decks of the boat, spreading joy and laughter as families gather for a magical journey down the Thames. It’s an experience that captures the essence of the holidays and creates cherished memories for both young and old alike.

But perhaps what truly sets Hobbs of Henley apart is not just the destinations it reaches, but the journey it offers—a journey filled with warmth, hospitality, and a deep appreciation for the river’s timeless beauty. Whether you’re seeking a moment of tranquility amidst nature or a lively celebration with loved ones, Hobbs of Henley invites you to embark on an adventure like no other.

“ Our business has grown up alongside the town and its Regattas over the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries, the constant over these years is providing first class hospitality and luxury boating to the visitors of Henley on Thames. Henley is a fine town – the jewel in the crown of the Upper Thames and we are proud to  provide the boating options its visitors deserve!”

Jonathan Hobbs, Managing Director

So, the next time you find yourself in Henley-on-Thames, why not indulge in the charm of river cruising with Hobbs of Henley….

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Hobbs of Henley boatyard in Henley on Thames