The Environment Agency are the navigational authority for the River Great Ouse and are responsible for maintaining the waterway, keeping the locks in good repair and administering river licenses for motor craft. The Agency also restricts navigation on the river during times of flood. All information regarding navigation and licensing can be found on their website, as well as their strong stream text alert service.
Alex Lloyd is a qualified marine surveyor and engineer offering services across the UK and Europe:
Pre-purchase Surveys, Insurance Surveys, Condition Surveys, Damage Surveys, Engine/Drive Inspections and Valuations
Based at the Pike and Eel Hotel in Needingworth, the PEBC is one of the largest boat clubs on the River Great Ouse. They have many social gatherings and enjoy a full social calendar. Membership is open to all boat owners.
Barge and boat delivery inland or by sea.
At Buckden Marina, the Lounge restaurant comes with a veranda which overlooks the marina.
Traditional riverside inn with a beer garden.