Captains Blog

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

Full Day Canoe Hire from Atcham to Ironbridge

Hi Folks! Our of our more frequently asked questions regarding all our boat hire is the full day canoe and kayak hire from Atcham to Ironbridge. Hire a canoe with paid access at the start point in Atcham by booking with Shropshire Raft Tours. The trip is a 14.8 mile...

Raft school……… Just an idea

Hello folks! Dead of winter with Christmas and New Year and the down time out of season can be frustrating. What to do? Well this came from one of our guides who has seen this in practice in other countries. During half term, parents are always looking for things to...

School trips

Hello everyone. Sorry it’s been a long time since our last blog but the business has grown from strength to strength with a key market opening up for us. The initial idea was to attract tour groups to the area to enjoy our scenic float tours. Although we have gained...

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...