The Lee & Stort
Navigations link Hertford and Bishop's Stortford
along the Lee Valley to the Thames. The Lee & Stort,
with some 42 miles of waterways, offer a variety of
recreational opportunities and a wealth of scenery
from rich industrial heritage to rural countryside -
and wildlife habitats.
Boating along the Lee
& Stort Navigations can be enjoyed by everyone.
Whether in canoes, rowing boats, river cruisers,
narrowboats or even dragon boats, the Lee & Stort
offer them all. Modern day boats are available for
hire at the Lee Valley Boat Centre. They are easy to
handle and provide a fun and interesting way for all
the family to explore the navigations.
Alternatively, public boat trips operate from the
Boat Centre which can also be chartered for private
The Boat Centre is closed throughout
November. Hourly boats are available March to
October. Day boats available all year except
November, Christmas and New Year.