Captains Blog

Keep up to date with what is happening with our tours.

Bike hire in Ironbridge

Hi folks! New year upon us ............ 2018 .......... Where does the time go? I hope you are all rested and ready for the final part of winter before Spring is sprung and our thoughts go back to the water ....... and land! Yes we are evolving, taking into...

Canoe hire on the river Severn and other options ………..

Hi Folks! Christmas is nearly here so I hope the works do's are well under way and families are enjoying each other's company during this festive season. While some of the staff hibernate at this time of year (normally the guides), I am still writing the blogs and...

New hire a raft and hire a Mega SUP

Hi folks! We learnt diversifying in any business helps the life cycle and longevity. With this in mind our new services at Shropshire raft tours will attract more people to Ironbridge and Shropshire in general. As we deal in inflatables with the largest rafts in the...

What a great season!

Hello folks! Apologies for a long gap between blogs but things have been hectic here at Shropshire raft tours and our new service of canoe hire in Ironbridge. Numbers have been up on our groups boat trips in Ironbridge plus adding the new canoe hire from Atcham down...

Groups welcome!

Hello everyone! We're into month 2 of the year and that will be closed out soon and onto March and Spring time. The year is going too quickly for me. With that, as we open for our boat trips on the river Severn and the excitement kicks in for our new canoe hire...

Christmas and birthday presents

We now live in a world where people are always looking for the next new and different gift to give friends and family. We never advertised this idea but it has been a big part of our business with people buying a gift for people to choose a day to enjoy it. We have...

End of season blues

Well it's the end of the season (a few weeks past) and the staff at Shropshire raft tours miss it already. Variety is the spice of life as our guides travel abroad or start their winter work in the UK. We're thinking to extend our season in future years when demand is...

Full day trips with BBQ

Greetings rafters. I know you've been on our multi-trip day covering 2km and it is great as a taster for what is to come. Ironbridge to Bridgnorth full day trips (9 miles) on 18th September 2016 with 10 spaces available. Price is £39.95 per adult and £28 per child...

April showers

I know, I know, not the best start to the season for weather but be pateint. We have another 6 months and 3 weeks to go. Lots of time for the river to come down and come down it will. Shown on our river gauge at the bottom of every page on...

New Kiosk

This is brilliant news for Shropshire Raft Tours. All our bookings last year were by phone or online. While our hopes were surpassed on the number of visitors we received, the kiosk has filled the void on the footfall we didn't receive. The kiosk is located in The...