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Summer Boat trips at The Argory

Experience the rich history and scenic beauty of The Argory Estate with a summer boat trip along the Blackwater river.

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

In partnership with Blackwater Community Barge, we are running summer boat trips as part of The Argory 200 year celebrations.

Nestled amidst the serene landscapes, the Blackwater River has been a lifeline since the 1800s, serving as a vital artery for transporting goods and people, blending business with leisure for the McGeough Bond Family.

Celebrating 200 years of The Argory, we invite you to join us for a memorable boat trip along the tranquil waters of the Blackwater River. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking views and embark on a journey through time as we pay homage to the legacy of this historic waterway.

Come aboard and create unforgettable memories against the backdrop of picturesque landscapes and timeless tales.

Slots are running from 10.30am (every 30 mins) right up until 4.30pm being the last slot. Capacity is 8 per slot.

Price - £4 per adult and £2 per child.

This price is an additional charge on top of the admission fee/member entry.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult BoatAdult£4.00
Child BoatChild£2.00
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The basics

Booking details

Call 03442491895


Suitable for children if accompanied by an adult.

Meeting point

Jetty pick up

What to bring and wear

Dress for comfort.


If you want to arrange an accessible pick up then please email:

Upcoming events


Specialist House Tour at The Argory 

Join collections manager Ana Copeland on a specialist house tour Celebrating 200 years of The Argory.

Event summary

14 Jun 2024
14:00 to 15:00

Yoga in Nature: Serenity at The Argory 

Embark on a journey of tranquility amidst the picturesque surroundings of The Argory with our rejuvenating "Yoga in Nature" event with Sarah Fee.

Event summary

15 Jun 2024
09:30 to 11:30

10k Run at The Argory 

Join us for a 10k family and adult run along the scenic trails of The Argory, as we celebrate a monumental milestone - 200 years of The Argory estate!

Event summary

29 Jun 2024
08:30 to 11:00

Celebrating 200 years of The Argory 

Step back in time and join us for a grand celebration honouring two centuries of heritage and grace at The Argory.

Event summary

30 Jun 2024
11:00 to 17:00