Fully Licensed Bar On-Board
The Waterbus launch in 2013
Accessible to all

 

 

 

The Ware and Hertford Waterbus

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WATERBUS SERVICE HAS NOW FINISHED FOR THE 2017 SEASON

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU ALL ABOARD AGAIN IN 2018

 

Our popular Waterbus between Ware and Hertford cruises along the picturesque flood plains of the River Lee. The River Lee with an abundance of wildlife connects these two historic towns.   On route  you will also pass through two original working locks.  Operating every Saturday* and Sunday* between Ware Town Quay (next to The Priory, behind the Library car park) and Hertfords Bircherley Green Shopping Centre (by Starbucks).

Please note this is a SCHEDULED SERVICE and journey times are approximately 75-90 minutes EACH WAY.

We operate between Easter Weekend - September.

 

We are also running on Thursdays, Fridays and Bank Holiday Monday during August - NO BOOKINGS REQUIRED - TICKETS AVAILABLE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS WHEN BOARDING.

 

Facilities

This service is fully accessible to all and has two toilets (one disabled), refreshments and a licensed bar on board. Our boats have space for up to 60 passengers and welcome buggies, wheel chairs, and well behaved dogs.

Weekend Bookings

You can join on the day and obtain your tickets on board, subject to availibility. Or, to guarantee your space, bookings can be made up to three months in advance.  Please click on the button below. Return journeys can also be made online by simply booking a separate single journey.  Please note Waterbus bookings cannot be made over the phone.

Eventbrite - Ware and Hertford Waterbus - Departures: Ware 10am & 2pm  -  Hertford 12noon & 4pm

 

Timetable and Single Journey Prices

Location                      Departure Times   Adults    Concessions   Kids                   

WARE (SG12 9XB)                   10am   &   2pm         £8                   £7                        £4                                            

HERTFORD (SG14 1BN)      12noon  &  4pm        £8                   £7                        £4                

                                                  

 Kids under 3 and well behaved dogs travel free!                                  

 

'On The Day Discounts' - Available when purchasing your tickets on board

Family single ticket:                   £20 (2 adults & 2 children)

Family return ticket:                 £30 (2 adults & 2 children)

Adult return ticket                    £12

Concession return ticket         £10

Child return ticket                     £6

Unfortunately discounts are not available when booking online.

Eventbrite - Ware and Hertford Waterbus - Departures: Ware 10am & 2pm  -  Hertford 12noon & 4pm

Cancellations

*We may very occasionally cancel trips to the public for special ticketed events or in extreme weather. To avoid disappointment please check before you travel.

#Please note that the 4pm from Hertford is the last trip of the day. No return trip is available.