Private Hire

Here at Georgie’s Canal Cruises we love to share your celebrations. Why not enquire about our exclusive, private hire with your preferred date and requirements?

Georgie Kate is available 7 days a week, all year round  either in or out of our scheduled charters and holds up to 28 guests.

Maybe its corporate or pleasure, maybe its an excursion or a gathering, christening or a wedding, hen party or stag party, a birthday or a funeral. What ever the occasion we have a package to match your needs.

You can hire Georgie Kate with a 2 hour cruise or stationary and with a food package or bring your own. As we are a licenced premises only drinks that have been purchased on board may be consumed.

Whatever your requirements, we aim to work with you to make your experience as enjoyable as possible.

For dates unavailable on our booking calendar please email us to discuss further at

Prices with food packages

Exclusive hire with one of our food packages would be:

Up to 10 persons – £200 hire charge plus food per person

Up to 16 persons – £145 hire charge plus food per person

Up to 22 persons – £100 hire charge plus food per person

Up to 26 persons – £75 hire charge plus food per person

This is including a 2 hour cruise.

An additional cost of £80 for each extra hour hired is also available.. Due to our size and being able to turn around at certain locations on our canal routes, additional hours added may be a stoppage on the canals linear rather than continuous cruising. This would depend on canal route and time of year with canal traffic. Take advantage of a stoppage and enjoy a drink at The boat pub in Penkridge or The Moat House at Acton Trussel. Must be requested up on booking


Mondays and Tuesday after 6pm or Wednesdays and Thursdays 9.30am or 12noon (subject to availability – times can be flexible upon request)

Why not take advantage of our off peak cruising days and times and pay less for your exclusivity.

Up to 10 persons – 50% off normal £200 hire charge plus food per person  = £100

Up to 16 persons –  50% off normal £145 hire charge plus food per person  = £72.50

16 to 28 persons – No exclusive hire charge

Prices without food packages

Hire Georgie Kate with a 2 hour for up to 28 persons and request to use our on board bar for £300.

Hire Georgie Kate without cruise for £80 per hour – perfect for meetings or gatherings. This would be stationary with out a cruise and based at Teddesley. Should the bar be required Optional staff can be requested for an additional £10.00 per hour

(If you are situated in between Penkridge and Acton Trussell, then why not enquire about us bringing Georgie Kate to you. Additional charges would apply)

Surcharge of £70 will be added to parties wishing to bring their own food on board.

You are UNABLE to bring your own drinks on board

Food Packages available

Afternoon tea options starting from £22.50 per person (all options found on our menu tab)

Beauty and the Beast Afternoon tea including prosecco, and themed decoration including the afternoon tea stand £35.00 per person

Baby Shower themed Afternoon tea – includes the standard afternoon tea plus a glass of prosecco or elderflower fizz for the mum to be or designated drivers, additional iced baby grow biscuit favour in choice of pink, blue or yellow, an additional standard sized cupcake topped as a baby in sugar craft, plus baby shower napkins and baby prediction cards – £30.00 per person

Hen Party Themed afternoon tea -includes the standard afternoon tea a glass of prosecco or elderflower fizz mocktail for designated drivers, additional L plate biscuit favour in choice of pink and white/gold and black/red and black, an additional standard sized cupcake topped as a bride in sugarcraft, plus bride to be napkins and advise to the bride cards – £30.00 per person

Unicorn Afternoon Tea with Unicorn Teddy workshop £35.00 – Minimum of 4 persons – including unlimited tea or squash and a strawberry unicorn milk shake. The afternoon tea stands will include a selection of sandwiches, a cup of pom bears and side of grapes, a chocolate brownie square, a decorated unicorn biscuit and full sized unicorn cupcake.

Also included will be a 16″ unicorn teddy  for the children to stuff with a heart and stuffing. Also comes with a gift bag and birth certificate. Enquire about adding a unicorn celebration cake from £45.00

Fish & Chips option starting from £18.50 per person (see our Fish and Chip tab for more details)

Curry Nights – New from Autumn 2018 and working with Flames in Penkridge we bring you our curry evenings £35.00 per person Includes a 2 and a half hour cruising experience. A sharing starter of onion Bhaji and poppadoms, sharing portion of rice and Naan bread with a Balti and Tikka masala. Finished with a trio of desserts including a mini cheesecake, a mini chocolate brownie and a sugared biscuit.

Cheese & Wine option including a stand of cheese, breads, crackers, chutney and grapes plus 500ml carafe of wine for £30.00 per person.

Gin, Cocktails & Canape cruises. Included is a prosecco arrival beverage, an additional cocktail included and a selection of our favourite canape’s £35.00 per person

Continental Breakfast option including a selection of pastries, toast, fruits, muffins, juice, cereal plus unlimited tea and coffee at £15.00 per person. Add a Bacon roll option for an additional £2.00 per person

Cream tea option including scone, clotted cream, jam and unlimited tea and coffee for £12.50 per person.

Soup and bread roll cruise, with unlimited tea or coffee for £12.50 per person

All bookings require a £10 NON REFUNDABLE deposit per person plus any additional private hire charges on confirmation of booking, remaining balance is required 2 weeks prior to your scheduled cruise.