image for Guided Walk item typeBoatyard Tour at Tooley's Boatyard

    Guided Walk/Tour

    Tooleys Boatyard Copyright Robert McLean

    Tooleys Boatyard Copyright Robert McLean



    A Guided Tour of Tooley's offers visitors a fascinating insight into the workings of a traditional boatyard.
    Our guided tours include:

    The 200 year old working forge
    The 200 year old working dry-dock
    The 1920’s Carpenter’s shop
    The 1920’s paint store
    The 1930’s working belt machinery workshop
    Vintage engines

    Facilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

    Opening details

    Public Tours: Saturday 3pm (Other times by arrangement), lasting 1 hour.


    Adult £5.50 per ticket
    Child Ticket £3.25 per ticket (Up to 12years)
    Family Ticket £15.00 per ticket
    Children under 5 years - FREE
    10% discount for local residents.

    Group Bookings £50 for a group of 10, £5 per person thereafter.
    Cream Tea refreshments available for group bookings.
    Boat trips and day hire also available.


    From M40 J11, follow signs to the town centre and brown tourist signs for the Museum/Theatre/ Shopping. Public car parking is available outside and a coach park is within a 5 minute walk.


    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups