Salters are a family firm that has provided first-class hospitality on the Royal River Thames for over 150 years (est. 1858).
As one of the longest established firms on the Thames they own one of the largest and most exclusive fleets operating on the river.
From Abingdon (mooring now at The Upper Reaches Hotel) there is a regular daily service from 25th May to 15th September 2013 to Oxford in one direction and Wallingford in the other (you can go further too).
There are also round trips of 40 minutes towards Culham Lock at 1.45pm on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays only.
All of the above are weather permitting – check on 01865 243421 to make sure they are running.
The timetables for scheduled services are as follows:
Abingdon to Oxford at 11.15 and 16.45 (stopping at Sandford and Iffley, 2 hour journey)
Oxford to Abingdon at 09.15 and 14.30
Abingdon to Wallingford at 14.30 (3 hour journey)
Wallingford to Abingdon at 10.30
See website for prices http://www.salterssteamers.co.uk
Author Helen Irving
Member since: 10th July 2012
I love Abingdon and am passionate about promoting the businesses and events that are centred there. I want everyone to realise how great they are and how we should all be using them!