Take the 'Love Food Ferry' to Mapledurham Food Festival

Join us onboard our Love Food Ferry Bank Holiday weekend 4th, 5th, and 6th May and arrive by boat at the ‘Love Food Live’ festival at Mapledurham house to avoid the traffic and enjoy all the food and drink on offer.

We have a ferry running each day during the event which run from Caversham Promendade to Mapledurham House (passing through Mapledurham Lock – new this year!) over the course of the weekend. The ferry takes around an hour in each direction. 

Relax onboard our beautiful, unique passenger boat and take in the scenery from some of the most picturesque stretches of the Upper Thames.

Book Your Ticket Now! 


Love Food Live
Mapledurham Food Festival
4th, 5th & 6th May 2019

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Mapledurham Food Festival

The ‘Love Food’ festivals are a fantastic day out for food lovers and families alike. Featuring all new celebrity chef demonstrations, hands on master classes, the Broil King BBQ Academy, health & wellbeing, restaurant-style tasting sessions, children’s cookery school, local food and drink producers, kids food laboratory, artisan food and drink shopping experience and lots more

Find out more about the festival and click here. (Don’t forget to also book your Love Food Ferry below!)

The Schedule

Our Love Food Ferry will be running one outbound sailing each day.

Departing Caversham Promenade to Mapledurham House.

Return sailings will take you back to Caversham Promenade.

The Outbound sailing is at 11.00 and 14.00 (please note the sailing will include passing through Mapledurham Lock and will be around 1 hour)

The Return sailing is at 15.15 and 17.15 (please note these are revised times as we now have to pass through Mapledurham Lock)

Important. The Food Festival Ferry will call at Mapledurham House to drop off passengers. To alight you must either have a joint ferry and event ticket or purchase a festival ticket on landing. You can not disembark without entering the Food Festival and either purchasing or possessing a ticket.

Ferry and Food Festival Joint Ticket

Adult tickets are just £16.50

Children travel for £9.00

OAP tickets are £15.50

Ferry Only Tickets – No Longer Available.

Adult tickets are just £11.00

Children travel for £8.00

OAP tickets are £10.50