Can we take breaks or stop?
Our Classic Thames tours are active but they are not marathons! We will take regular breaks throughout the day. There will be longer periods (and if required complete days) when you’ll be able to explore the sites along the way.
If it rains we usually keep going, but if you decide you don’t want to row at any point, we can arrange transport to your accommodation.
It’s possible to row at 3-4 MPH and travel 15-20 miles in a day, but we estimate covering a maximum of about 10 miles each day. The duration and speed of the rowing is determined largely by the group. In some cases we may have to row further to get to our next hotel or Inn, but we can assist if required.
Our Gig trips may be harder work as it’s not so easy to take a break at sea. But don’t worry, there’s always a way out!