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A historic site in beautiful countryside!

A Norwegian log cabin surrounded by woodland on the banks of The River Great Ouse in Willington just east of Bedford. Come for a meal and stay to watch the river go by whilst making the most of the countryside.

For any general enquiries, please either submit your enquiry via the ‘Contact Organiser’ link or call us on 07368 354 865.

Boat Hire Options

Enjoy a little cruise on the River Great Ouse! Either sit back on The Artful Dodger and relax and watch the river go by or if you would prefer something a little more adventurous go ahead and book a place on Freya, Odin, or Thor our self-drive ‘one-hour’ hire boats.

The Artful Dodger

The Artful Dodger can seat up to 12 passengers and has a fully licensed bar on board also serving hot drinks, cakes, and snacks.

The Artful Dodger is also available for private hire. Please contact Danish Camp via the above contact details for further information.

The Artful Dodger Wednesday Trips to and from Bedford.

Board the boat at Danish Camp at 10AM and journey up the river to Bedford. The boat will pass through three locks; Castle Mills, Cardington, and Bedford, then onto the Bedford River where the boat will moor at The Town Bridge. The journey time is approximately two hours. Passengers disembark to enjoy free time in Bedford. For the return journey, passengers need to be at the boat for 3PM. Single and return journeys are available.

The Artful Dodger Wednesday Trips from Bedford Town Bridge.

Depart at 1PM and 2PM.

The Artful Dodger Sunday One-Hour River Trip

Board the boat at Danish Camp at 4PM and journey along the river Castle Mills Lock, then turn around and follow the river back to Willington Lock, we turn again to take us back to Danish Camp

Enjoy breakfasts, lunches and cream teas served on board (pre-order only). To pre order the breakfast, lunches, or cream teas please email enquiries@danishcamp.co.uk or call 07368 354 865.

Payment will need to be provided over the phone for any pre-ordering.

Freya, Odin & Thor – ‘One Hour’ Hire Boats

Maximum four adults or two adults plus up to 3 children, over 2 years old. Person hiring must be over 21.

Departing Danish Camp at 9:30AM, 11AM, 1:30PM & 3PM every Wednesday to Sunday (weather and river conditions dependant).

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