Boating in Barking Park

The boating lake has a fleet of rowing and pedal boats, each boat accommodating up to 5 passengers. Other facilities in the park include a cafe in the park, a children’s playground, the Splash Park and the Light Railway

Feel free to ring us if you have any special requests or requirements.

Opening Times

The Boating Lake is open from Easter (usually late March) until October 31. Times are from 10.00 a.m. until sundown which is around 4.00 pm in the winter and 8.00 pm in the summer. Please ring on the day if you need more specific times.

Children under the age of 12 months are not permitted on the hire boats but are permitted on the Solarshuttle.
Dogs are not permitted on the hire boats but may go on the Solarshuttle subject to passenger loading.
Children aged under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.


Price per person half-hour 1 hour
Adult £4 £6
Child (under 15) £2 £3
Family (2 adults + 2 children) £10 £15

Call +44 207 262 1989 for more information