Our famous boat

River Experiences

Take in the nature and wildlife, party with friends and family or just simply relax.

Located in an idyllic and rural area on the Berkshire/Oxfordshire border, and just 30 minutes from Central London, this unspoilt stretch of river has many places of interest along the way. Beautifully restored, you can enjoy one of the most special boats on the Thames for 2-12 people, Superb indoor and outside space with the highest level of personal service.

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Luxury Thames River Cruise,River Experiences,Luxury River Experiences,Charles Cooper Henderson,Our Famous Boat
Luxury Thames River Cruise,River Experiences,Luxury River Experiences,Charles Cooper Henderson,Our Famous Boat
Luxury Thames River Cruise,River Experiences,Luxury River Experiences,Charles Cooper Henderson,Our Famous Boat

Indulge yourself in the elegance of a bygone era

A quintessentially English experience aboard our truly remarkable and historic craft built in 1933. Charles Cooper Henderson evacuated over 2,000 troops from the beaches and harbour in Dunkirk in 1940 and went on to become Britain’s longest serving lifeboat.
Now fully restored to a luxury standard, its history can be shared and enjoyed.

Located in an idyllic and rural area on the Berkshire/Oxfordshire border, and just 30 minutes from Central London, this unspoilt stretch of river has many places of interest along the way.

Take in the nature and wildlife, party with friends and family or just simply relax.

From the moment you join us and receive your ‘welcome aboard’ glass of champagne, our experienced skipper and crew will ensure the highest level of service and will willingly impart their knowledge of the boat as well as the area through which you are travelling.

River experiences can be paired with a Rolls Royce experience.

About the boat

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Featuring superb indoor and outside space accommodating up to 12 guests in stunning surroundings, with a luxury bathroom and Wifi on board. Suitable for all ages.

History

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Built in 1933 The Charles Cooper Henderson is one of Britain’s Longest Serving Lifeboat with a distinguished RNLI history that is listed on the National Historic Ships Register. In 1940 our famous boat also help saved over 2000 troops from the beaches and harbour at Dunkirk. 

Event Hire

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The Charles Cooper Henderson offers a unique and sophisticated setting for your corporate events and weddings. With an elegant ambiance and top-notch amenities, our famous boat provides an unforgettable experience.

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Wining and Dining

A fine dining experience with a chef prepared menu served on board a river cruise, a stop at a riverside location or visit some of the finest restaurants in the area as part of one of our Rolls Royce experiences.

Enjoy coffee and pastries, canapes, lunches, a quintessentially English afternoon tea or private dining with our on board chef. 

Relax and indulge in a classic 1930’s period cocktail or a glass of champagne from the bar to complete a truly memorable day.

Your enjoyment and satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do!

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