Captains Blog

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

Stumbling on an activity by accident

Hi Folks! Is your glass half full? We try to be here at Shropshire Raft Tours and although Easter has been wet and cold, we have seen a gap in the market when it comes to opportunities. You saw over Christmas, we received our 10ft mini-rafts and that has been a great...

Season kicking off!

Hi Folks! Hope Spring is springing where you are and you are ready to go for the outdoor season. Its been a cold cold winter so it's time to put that behind us (please). We are hoping the 4 year hot summer cycle is coming our way following world cup football years...

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...