Captains Blog

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

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...

New links for Shropshire raft tours

It's always a great day when such popular websites such as dayoutwiththekids.co.uk and getoutwiththekids.co.uk agree to promote your business. These websites are accessed both at home and abroad for people visiting Ironbridge Gorge and surrounding Shropshire area....

First trip of the season

We're off and running! It feels great to be back on the water and any boat trip on the river Severn is a good one. Our stretch of river trip in the Ironbridge Gorge really consolidates the reasons Shropshire Raft Tours chose here. Great people, lovely scenery and a...

SRT’s New Year’s goals

Hi Everyone. We hope you achieve your new year's goal and here's some of ours for our visitors in 2016. Continue our 100% safety record on our boat trips down the Severn river. Increase activities or things to do in Ironbridge for visitors. Give value for money on our...

Feedback from our guests

After chatting with our guests, the main feedback has been that the trip is fun but 5 kilometres is far due to it being a boat tour for all ages. Therefore we are keeping the 2 hour round trip (from start to finish including safety talk, time on the river and shuttle...

Choice of bookings

Hi all. It only makes sense to give the public of choice for our tours. With that in mind our boat tours are aiming for as many as 5 choices of times to take part in our Ironbridge river trips. We run trips at 9am, 11.30am, 2pm and 4.30pm during our low season with an...

Flood management

Fingers crossed we are not needed but we are happy to provide services to flooded areas of Shropshire this winter.

Our youngest is 6 month’s old who’s been rafting

Great to see how popular our scenic floats have been with school groups and even pre-schoolers! Yes a new record of a 6 month old baby went rafting with us last week and Mum and son had a great time! The little one was no bother and seemed to find floating along the...