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One of Kent’s most unique and Intimate venues

The Kentish Lady is one of Kent’s most unique and intimate venues and is a fantastic way to celebrate any special occasion.

Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, club outing or your wedding reception, we will do everything to ensure that your cruise with us is truly memorable for you and your guests, cruising along the beautiful river whilst enjoying time with friends, colleagues and family truly is a special occasion for everyone onboard.

We offer 3 & 4 hour hire with a variety of cold buffet choices or we can arrange Fish & Chips if you prefer.

To make your event even more memorable we can arrange decorations to your requirements, provide welcome drinks and we have a resident DJ should you wish to dance the night away, however if you wish to have a themed event we would be happy to work with you and your supplier to facilitate any specific requirements.

We recommend a minimum of 30 guests but can take up to 75 people. (Below 30 passengers may restrict our access to some parts of the river)

Prices start at £795.00.

Please email 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**

Download a Booking Form

Click here to download a Private Hire booking form. To view our Private Hire terms and conditions click here.

What's included in our packages

  • 3/4 hour evening hire of The Kentish Lady (daytime hire available at additional cost)
  • Cruise along the river towards Teston
  • Fully licensed bar facility

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Corporate events & Christmas parties - Bespoke Packages available

Please call the office on 01622 753740 for pricing.

For your comfort we recommend between 30 and 60 passengers, however we can accommodate a maximum of 75 guests and the vessel can be laid out in a variety of ways. Less than 30 passenger will impact the routes available.

Unfortunately, we do not accommodate 18th/21st birthday parties or Stag parties.

Optional extras

We work with a local catering company to provide a large selection of buffet choices to suit any budget - click the link below.

Welcome drinks for your guests:

  • Price per 6 bottles/36 glasses
  • Prosecco - £90.00

Other Options

From £100.00

Music from 1950's right through to present day

Play your CD's or MP3 through our P/A sound system

Licensed bar on board

Our well stocked licensed bar serves a wide variety of drinks, including wine, spirits, alcopops, draught and bottled beer, soft drinks, hot beverages and snacks.

Our bar tariffs are similar to pub prices.

Local hotels

If your guests are coming from afar or you just don't want to drive home after your event then feel free to check out the local hotels by clicking here.

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