Useful Information

Make the most of your trip to the Boathouse


Please note that we have limited on-site parking

The Cherwell Boathouse is 1.5 miles from the centre of Oxford.

It can be accessed by bus to park town from either the town centre or Summertown, and it is a 5 minute walk down Bardwell road just past the Dragon School playing fields. From the railway station or town centre it is a 5-10 minute taxi ride ( traffic dependant ). Alternatively there is lovely walk through the University parks that is very scenic and and about 25-30 minutes from the town centre.

There is a small car that can fill quickly on weekends, there is also free parking on both Chadlington and Bardwell roads for up to 3 hours to 4pm, after this and on Sunday it is free for unlimited time. Availability is normally good, but can be busy during Dragon school collection Saturday 12:30pm.

Local Hotels and b&b’s

Near by accommodation just 5 – 10 minutes walk from the Boathouse:

Galaxie Hotel – Summertown (10 minute walk)

Cotswold Lodge Hotel – Norham road (5 mintues walk)

Parklands – Linton road (5 mintues walk)

Linton Lodge Hotel – Linton road (5 minute walk)

Local Taxi Companies

We recommend these local taxi firms for helping you get to and from the Boathouse.

Royal Cars

001 Taxis

A1 Taxis