Unique and exclusive river cruise including entry to the magnificent Allington Castle.
The Kentish Lady River Boat is currently CLOSED in line with the Government's Covid-19 lockdown rules for hospitality & leisure businesses, we will reopen this service on the 17th May with the first 1hr trips starting on 22nd May. Please note our Self-Drive Boats are available to hire now. All timings and passenger numbers quoted within this site are subject to change and amendment inline with ongoing government Covid-19 restrictions, please call our office for more information.
Allington Caste is NOT open to the general public - Admission by pre-booking only - £35.00 PP (Discounts for Groups)
The Kentish Lady is delighted to offer an exclusive and unique excursion for groups, societies and individuals to experience the scenic River Medway combined with a guided tour of Allington Castle's beautiful gardens, courtyards and also its impressive Great Hall.
Allington Castle is possibly one of Kent's best kept secrets. The 13th century medieval castle is nestled in 42 acres of beautiful gardens adjacent to the River Medway. The privately-owned estate with Italian gardens, lavender walk, parterres, courtyard & formal ponds, surrounded by a moat and fronted by two lakes, really is an incredible place to visit.
Departing from our mooring adjacent to the Archbishops' palace in Maidstone the Kentish Lady Cruises down river (with commentary) to a private mooring at the castle estate. Here passengers disembark and are met by castle staff to begin their guided tour, the tour takes approximately 1.5hrs and is predominantly a walking tour, suitable footwear and attire must be worn.
At the end of the tour its back on-board the Kentish Lady for tea, coffee and cakes before heading back to our mooring in Maidstone.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings and or further information.
** As we are reliant on weather and river conditions we advise you to check with our office prior to your visit if you have concerns over the conditions at this time**
All bookings must be pre-booked
Minimum age 16 years
Individuals and groups of less than 10 do NOT require a booking form, simply call the office to book and pay
Please note: This excursion includes steps, slopes, uneven and grassed areas which may not be suitable for those with reduced mobility.