Boat hire service Luton Wardown Park
Boat hire service Luton Wardown Park
Boat hire service Luton Wardown Park



Places to visit in Luton

Come boating at Wardown!

Wardown Leisure Boating provides a great day out for the whole family, and is one of many great places to visit in Luton. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the lake, with the overhanging willow trees, the island for waterfowl, and the beautifully restored suspension pedestrian bridge, among the many wonderful things to see. 

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Pedal boats at Wardown park, Luton.







  £4 - for each adult

  £2 - for a child under 16

  £10 - Family of four (2 adults & 2 children)

We have smaller pedalo boats available for children. Each booking gives you full use of the boat and boating lake for 30 minutes, but you can book for longer if you wish.






Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find Wardown Leisure Boating?

We are located in Wardown Park at the boat house opposite the cafe and the children's play area on Wardown Lake.

Is there parking available?

Yes, there is ample free parking at Wardown Park, making it one of the most cost-effective.

Do you host large parties?

We can host up to 12 people at one time, but for larger groups there is plenty of entertainment to be had around Wardown Park while they wait.

What are your opening times?

Opening hours are from 11am to 6pm every weekend and school holiday, weather permitting! Please note, we do not open during the Christmas break.

How long can I hire a boat for?

Boat hire is for 30 minutes, but you can hire for longer if you are looking for a long tour of the lake.





For the terms and conditions please see below:

  Children under the age of 12 months are not permitted

  Dogs are not permitted

  Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by someone 16 years and over

  Children under the age of 12 must wear a lifejacket

  No intoxicated person allowed

  Smoking, vaping or drinking alcohol is not permitted on the jetty or while boating at any time

  Anti-social behaviour is not permitted

  Stay seated at all times unless swapping seats

  No swimming

  Be mindful of the wildlife and stay 2m away from any bird nest

  No picking up of any passengers other than at the jetty

  Only disembark your boat at the jetty and with the help of a staff member

  Customers should keep their belongings with them, as we cannot be held liable for loss of any valuables or other personal property left at the premises

  Please be considerate of other users





Other great places to visit in Luton

Stockwood Discovery Centre:

This is a museum showcasing the history of Bedfordshire, featuring exhibits such as horse-drawn carriages, the Mossman Collection of carriages, rural crafts, and art galleries.

Luton Hoo:

This is a Grade I listed mansion house and estate that is now used as a luxury hotel and spa. The house is open to the public for guided tours.

Someries Castle:

A 15th-century castle in the village of Someries, just outside Luton. The castle is now in ruins, but visitors can still explore the site and see the remains of the castle's moat, walls, and gatehouse.

University of Bedfordshire Theatre:

The theatre showcases a range of productions, from drama to music and dance, throughout the year.

Luton Market:

The market is a popular destination for shopping and dining, with a range of stalls selling fresh produce, clothing, and gifts.

St Mary's Church:

This is a historic church located in the town centre. It dates back to the 12th century and has a rich history, including connections to the famous writer John Bunyan.

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