The Nags Head
 

Abingdon Cruises offer two packages for day charters of the Esperance. 

Both are full day cruises (7 to 8 hours, plus stops) starting and finishing on Nag's Head Island in Abingdon, and can be taken either North to Oxford or South to Shillingford. Either direction offers you stunning views of the Oxfordshire landscape as you enjoy the river life, as well as navigation of several locks.

Captain and crew are included in the cost of both packages, and they will be happy to help your day special in every way they are able to.
 
Cruise Packages
 

Private Charter

 
Maximum 12 people. £1100 per day.
 
Have the boat to yourselves and do as you please - stop where you want, for as long as you want. The captain and crew will be there to ensure safety and advise, but the days itinerary is entirely up to you. There are many places to stop in either direction either for a stroll, a drink or a meal.
 
Picnic lunch hampers are available at £20 per head in advance, and wine and beer for consumption on the boat may be purchased in advance.
 

Fully Catered Day Cruise

 
Minimum 8, maximum 12 people. £155 per person per day.
 
The same delightful day as above, but with the catering done for you.
 
Your waiting staff will provide:
   - Champagne and canapes on arrival.
   - A prepared picnic lunch, including half a bottle of wine per person.
 
Extra wine and beer for consumption on the cruise may be purchased in advance.
 

Small Print

 
No food or drink not purchased from us may be consumed on the boat.
 
A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required to book your cruise. In the event of cancellation we will make every effort to re-book the day, and in the event that we are able to then we'll be happy to refund 75% of your deposit.
 
During the cruise the captain will maintain absolubt authority, to ensure the safety of passengers and crew.
 
Insurance waivers may be required.
 
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Coming up this week

Today 21/8

Special Event

Steak Night (6pm)Major discounts on our steaks and Black Rock Grill menu.


Tomorrow 22/8

Entertainment

Ale Club (6pm)If you're a member of our Ale Club, enjoy a free pint of our featured guest ale


Thursday 24/8

Entertainment

Members Wine ClubMembers recieve a free glass of our featured wine between 6pm and 8pm


Friday 25/8

Entertainment

Sunset Grooves (5:30pm)Chilled by the river with mellow grooves from DJ Resonant Freq


next Sunday 27/8

Entertainment

Sunday Jazz and Funk (5pm)Live music by Tony O'Malley and friends


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